Culture played an intrinsic role in the conquest of Ireland in the sixteenth century, and the English colonial project, so often described in political and military terms, must be reexamined in this context. By examining sixteenth century spatial and literary representations of Ireland and Irish culture it becomes evident that the process described by Timothy Mitchell, called enframement, was being imposed upon the Irish. Enframement is the convergence of two aspects of power, the metaphysical and the microphysical.
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- Partial requirement for: M.A., Arizona State University, 2015Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 81-83)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: History