Sources and Style in Moore’s Irish Melodies / The Gothic Novel in Ireland, c. 1760–1829

@article{Vail2019SourcesAS,
  title={Sources and Style in Moore’s Irish Melodies / The Gothic Novel in Ireland, c. 1760–1829},
  author={Jeffery W. Vail},
  journal={European Romantic Review},
  year={2019},
  volume={30},
  pages={465 - 469}
}
Thomas Moore’s Irish Melodies (1808–34) had a profound, lasting, and far-reaching influence on the literary, musical, and political culture of Ireland and Britain and achieved worldwide popularity. Many nineteenth-century critics believed that the songs would be sung and loved as long as the English language was spoken. Moore himself was of the opinion that, out of all of his multifarious oeuvre, the Irish Melodies were the work most likely to keep his name alive for future generations. “I am…