Stephen Howe, Ireland and Empire: Colonial Legacies in Irish History and Culture (Oxford, 2000), chapters 4 and 6.
Fintan Cullen, Visual Politics: The Representation of Ireland, 1750-1930 (Cork, 1997), chapter 4.
Kevin O’Neill, ‘Looking at the pictures: art and artfulness in colonial Ireland’, in Adele M.Dalsimer (ed.), Visualising Ireland: National Identity and the Pictorial Tradition (Winchester, MA, 1993), pp. 55-70.
Maria Edgeworth, Castle Rackrent (various editions)