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Postmodern Blaguardry: Frank McCourt, the Celtic Tiger, and the Ashes of History

Mark Quigley

in Empire's Wake: Postcolonial Irish Writing and the Politics of Modern Literary Form

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245444
eISBN:
9780823252565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245444.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines how Frank McCourt’s Pulitzer-winning memoir, Angela’s Ashes, ironically recapitulates and inverts the narrative modes and aesthetic emphases of Irish late modernism in the ... More


European Stories as National Narratives: Irish Intellectuals on Europe

Katy Hayward

in European Stories: Intellectual Debates on Europe in National Contexts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199594627
eISBN:
9780191595738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594627.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Theory

Katy Hayward argues that the dominant theme of “European stories” recounted in Ireland is always nationalism — official, moderate and progressive, but nationalism nevertheless. The Irish No‐votes of ... More


The Rise of the Celtic Tiger

Donal Donovan and Antoin E. Murphy

in The Fall of the Celtic Tiger: Ireland and the Euro Debt Crisis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199663958
eISBN:
9780191749223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663958.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter outlines the rise of the Celtic Tiger when the Irish economy was transformed from a low- to a high-growth economy in the second half of the 1990s. Particular attention is paid to two ... More


‘We Are Where We Are’: Mythologies of Return and the Post-Celtic Tiger Moment

Sinéad Moynihan

in Ireland, Migration and Return Migration: The "Returned Yank" in the Cultural Imagination, 1952 to present

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786941800
eISBN:
9781789623246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941800.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Arguing that return emigration and the figure of the returnee have proven central to discourses of Irish economic recovery, the coda puts Colm Tóibín’s Brooklyn (2009) in conversation with Kate ... More


Immigration in Celtic Tiger and post-Celtic Tiger novels

Margarita Estévez-Saá

in Literary visions of multicultural Ireland: The immigrant in contemporary Irish literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089282
eISBN:
9781781707579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089282.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter analyses the depiction of immigrants in Celtic Tiger and post-Celtic Tiger novels, revealing – like the previous chapters – the existence of diverse literary responses to multiethnicity ... More


From prosperity to austerity: A socio-cultural critique of the Celtic Tiger and its aftermath

Eamon Maher and Eugene O'Brien (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091674
eISBN:
9781781707197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091674.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book examines the phenomenon of the rise and fall of the Irish Celtic Tiger from a cultural perspective. It looks at Ireland's regression from prosperity to austerity in terms of a society as ... More


‘Tendency-wit’: the cultural unconscious of the Celtic Tiger in the writings of Paul Howard

Eugene O'Brien

in From prosperity to austerity: A socio-cultural critique of the Celtic Tiger and its aftermath

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091674
eISBN:
9781781707197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091674.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Eugene O'Brien argues that the cultural unconscious of the Celtic Tiger is to be found in the humorous narratives of Paul Howard and his fictional Celtic Tiger cub, Ross O'Carroll-Kelly. Freud has ... More


Introduction:the immigrant in contemporary Irish literature

Pilar Villar-Argáiz

in Literary visions of multicultural Ireland: The immigrant in contemporary Irish literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089282
eISBN:
9781781707579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089282.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The purpose of this introduction is to provide a preliminary exploration of the terminology, issues, and questions which will later become central to the chapters that follow. A brief overview of the ... More


The Fall of the Celtic Tiger: Ireland and the Euro Debt Crisis

Donal Donovan and Antoin E. Murphy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199663958
eISBN:
9780191749223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663958.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book examines how the Celtic Tiger, a high-growth performing economy, fell into a macroeconomic abyss. It is a story that shows how the Irish economy moved from a property market crisis to a ... More


Conclusions

Donal Donovan and Antoin E. Murphy

in The Fall of the Celtic Tiger: Ireland and the Euro Debt Crisis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199663958
eISBN:
9780191749223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663958.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The traumatic experience of the last several years will reverberate throughout Irish society for many years to come. It is a complex story which has affected every Irish person, in one way or ... More


The Dystopian Decades: From Recession to Tiger and Back Again

Jack Fennell

in Irish Science Fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781781381199
eISBN:
9781781384879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381199.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter explores Irish science fiction of the 1980s, 1990s and the early twenty-first century, tracing a trajectory from dystopian narratives to optimism and experimentation, and back to ... More


Muslim Immigration to Ireland after World War II

Oliver Scharbrodt

in Muslims in Ireland: Past and Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748696888
eISBN:
9781474412230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696888.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter provides an analysis of Muslim immigration to Ireland after World War II, from the arrival of the first cohort of medical students from South Africa in 1945, who established the first ... More


Anne Enright: taking the Green Road

Emer Nolan

in Five Irish Women: The Second Republic, 1960-2016

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526136749
eISBN:
9781526150363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526136756.00011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The chapter considers the novels and non-fiction of Anne Enright, winner of the Man Booker Prize in 2007 for The gathering. It traces the trajectory of her fiction towards a revamped version of Irish ... More


Erin’s Acres: The Returned Yank, Property Disputes and the Rise and Fall of the Irish Economy

Sinéad Moynihan

in Ireland, Migration and Return Migration: The "Returned Yank" in the Cultural Imagination, 1952 to present

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786941800
eISBN:
9781789623246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941800.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter considers the extent to which the Returned Yank surfaces in narratives treating of land acquisition, distribution, ownership and development in Ireland in the second half of the ... More


Chasing the Tiger: Is Ireland’s Experience with FDI a Model for Developing Countries?

Patrick J. W. Egan

in Globalizing Innovation: State Institutions and Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Economies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037358
eISBN:
9780262344265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037358.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter adds a case study of Ireland’s experience with FDI, as a complement to the cross-national investigations of preceding chapters. By considering a single country and its policies and ... More


Ireland: Populist Politics in a Generalist System

Johan Christensen

in The Power of Economists within the State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781503600492
eISBN:
9781503601857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503600492.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

In stark contrast to New Zealand’s market–conforming policies, Ireland pursued a tax policy of narrow bases and targeted incentives aimed at stimulating specific economic activities. Although ... More


Literary visions of multicultural Ireland: The immigrant in contemporary Irish literature

Villar-Argáiz Pilar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089282
eISBN:
9781781707579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089282.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Literary Visions of Multicultural Ireland is the first full-length monograph in the market to address the impact that Celtic-Tiger immigration has exerted on the poetry, drama and fiction of ... More


The stranger in the fiction of John McGahern

Željka Doljanin

in John McGahern: Authority and Vision

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526100566
eISBN:
9781526132321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100566.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers McGahern’s last novel, That They May Face the Rising Sun and selected stories, alongside the novels and stories of the handful of writers who, during the Celtic Tiger era and ... More


Introduction

Róisín Kennedy

in Art and the Nation State: The Reception of Modern Art in Ireland

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781789622355
eISBN:
9781800852211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622355.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The Introduction traces the formation of a Modern Irish Art by art historians and critics. The impact of the art market and collectors during the Celtic Tiger resulted in increased institutional and ... More


Conclusion: Famine and the Western Front in Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot

Matthew Schultz

in Haunted historiographies: The rhetoric of ideology in postcolonial Irish fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090929
eISBN:
9781781707227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090929.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

A case study that underscores the dual political and artistic identity of Postcolonial Irish authors in action in order to delineate where Irish studies scholars stand with spectrality as a critical ... More


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