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The New Wandering Rocks

Stephen Watt

in "Something Dreadful and Grand": American Literature and The Irish-Jewish Unconscious

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190227951
eISBN:
9780190227975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190227951.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter takes its title from an episode in James Joyce’s Ulysses in which Leopold Bloom visits a tawdry book stand seeking salacious titles, most of which are concealed from view. Using this ... More


Poeta in Vinculis II: The Twentieth Century

Monika Fludernik

in Metaphors of Confinement: The Prison in Fact, Fiction, and Fantasy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198840909
eISBN:
9780191879906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840909.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Continuing the contrast between personal accounts of imprisonment and fictional elaborations of carceralities, Chapter 3 concentrates on the twentieth century and on (post)colonial contexts. The ... More


Ersatz Exiles

in London Irish Fictions: Narrative, Diaspora and Identity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318313
eISBN:
9781846317897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317897.006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on the predominantly male world of the Irish literati in London. It argues that Irish writers, having not found quite what they had expected in the city, created an exilic and ... More


The Queer Linguistic Utopia of Pier Paolo Pasolini

Barry McCrea

in Languages of the Night: Minor Languages and the Literary Imagination in Twentieth-Century Ireland and Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300185157
eISBN:
9780300190564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300185157.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The chapter shows how the choice Italian writers have between writing in dialect or standard Italian can illuminate the meanings which the Irish language has acquired in its post-vernacular ... More


War and Immigration

in Irish Birmingham: A History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314742
eISBN:
9781846316043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846314742.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter first describes the IRA's bombing of public places in several cities in Britain, including Birmingham in 1939, which led to widespread anti-Irish prejudice. Ultimately, in this feverish ... More


Conclusion: Legacies of Radiogenic Aesthetics

Emily C. Bloom

in The Wireless Past: Anglo-Irish Writers and the BBC, 1931-1968

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198749615
eISBN:
9780191813979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749615.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The conclusion examines two questions raised by this study of radiogenic aesthetics. The first asks what literary criticism gains when we pay attention to radio contexts? A reading of Louis ... More


Wilde, Classicism, and Homosexuality in Modern Ireland

Eibhear Walshe

in Classics and Irish Politics, 1916-2016

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198864486
eISBN:
9780191896583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864486.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores how Irish writers since Oscar Wilde have invoked Hellenism when faced with public exposure of their homosexuality. Wilde is seen both as a dissident against England and, for gay ... More


Irish Birmingham: A History

James Moran

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314742
eISBN:
9781846316043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316043
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Birmingham has long been shaped by its Irish residents. The migration caused by Ireland's potato famine gave Birmingham the fourth highest Irish-born population of any English or Welsh town in the ... More


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