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The Dawn of the Century

Author: Patrick Augustine Sheehan

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  1. [Details to follow].
    Canon Sheehan on the Internet
  1. See under 'The edition used in the digital edition'.
  2. Edward MacLysaght (ed), The Literary Life: Essays, Poems, (Dublin 1923), 121–150 (Reprinted).
    References mentioned by Sheehan
  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson, 'The American Scholar', an address given to the Cambridge Phi Beta Kappa Society, 31 August 1837.
  2. Alfred Lord Tennyson, Poems (London 1842).
  3. Thomas Carlyle, Past and Present (London 1843).
  4. Johann Gottlieb Fichte, On the Nature of the Scholar and its Manifestations, translated by William Smith (London 1845). (Available at www.archive org.)
  5. Thomas Carlyle, 'The American Iliad in a Nutshell', Macmillan's London Magazine, 8 (1863) 301.
  6. Alfred Lord Tennyson, Locksley Hall Sixty Years After (London 1886).
  1. P. A. Sheehan, 'Emerson: Free Thought in America',The Irish Ecclesiastical Record, 3rd Series, Volume 5 (October 1884) 613–23.
  2. Jacob Riis, How the Other Half Lives: Studies among the Tenements of New York (New York 1890). Available online at
  3. P. A. Sheehan, 'Clerical Studies' (unpublished manuscript), quoted in Heuser, Canon Sheehan of Doneraile, 41.
  4. Hermann Heuser, Canon Sheehan of Doneraile: The Story of an Irish Parish Priest as told chiefly by himself in books, personal memoirs and letters (New York 1917).
  5. Arthur Coussens. P. A. Sheehan, zijn leven en zijn werken (Brugge/Bruges 1923).
  6. Francis Boyle, Canon Sheehan: A Sketch of His Life and Works (Dublin 1927), 69.
  7. Michael Linehan, Canon Sheehan of Doneraile: Priest, Novelist, Man of Letters (Dublin 1952).
  8. James Walsh, Ethnic militancy: an Irish Catholic prototype (San Francisco; repr. 1972).
  9. Joseph Bruscher, Consecrated Thunderbolt (New Jersey; repr. 1973).
  10. James Walsh, 'Father Peter Yorke of San Francisco,' in Studies, 62/245 (1973) 19-34.
  11. James Walsh & Timothy Foley, 'Father Peter C. Yorke, Irish-American leader,' in Studia Hibernica, 14 (1974) 90-103.
  12. Michael Barry, By Pen and Pulpit (Fermoy 1990).
  13. Richard Gribble, '"Rerum Novarum" and the San Francisco labor movement,' in United States Catholic Historian, 9/3 (1990) 275-288.
  14. Oliver Schütz, 'German Catholics in California,' United States Catholic Historian, 12/3 (1994) [German-Catholic identities in American culture] 63-72.
  15. Ruth Fleischmann, Catholic Nationalism in the Irish Revival: A Study of Canon Sheehan of Doneraile, 1852–1913 (Basingstoke 1997), 40.
  16. Patrick Maume, The Long Gestation: Irish Nationalist Life, 1891–1918 (Dublin 1999).
  17. Malcolm Campbell, 'Emigrant responses to war and revolution, 1914-21: Irish opinion in the United States and Australia,' in Irish Historical Studies, 32/125 (2000) 75-92.
  18. Brian Ó Conchubhair, 'The Gaelic Front controversy: The Gaelic League's (post-colonial) crux,' in Irish University Review, 33/1 (2003) 46-63.
  19. James O'Brien (ed.), The Collected Letters of Canon Sheehan of Doneraile, 1883–1913 (Wells 2013).
  20. James O'Brien, Canon Sheehan of Doneraile 1852–1913: Outlines for a Literary Biography (Wells 2013) [Bibliographical references 205–11].
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. John Francis Hogan, The Dawn of the Century in Irish Ecclesiastical Record. , Dublin, Brown & Nolan, Nassau Street (January 1904) series 4volume 15number 430page 5–26


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Created: By Patrick Augustine Sheehan (1852–1913) (1904)

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Language: [EN] The text is in English.
Language: [LA] Some words are in Latin.
Language: [GR] One word is in Greek.
Language: [ARC] Two words are in Aramaic.

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