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Wavy Rhythms: Atlantic Crossings in Fiction

Nicholas Allen

in Ireland, Literature, and the Coast: Seatangled

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198857877
eISBN:
9780191890444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857877.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The idea of other islands on farther shores resides deep in the traditions of Irish literature and goes back to phases of mythology, exploration, and odyssey. In the modern period this dispersal has ... More


‘Many and terrible are the roads to home’: representations of the immigrant in the contemporary Irish short story

Anne Fogarty

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/9780719089282.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter explores reconfigurations of traditional national identities in the short fiction of Edna O’ Brien, Colm Tóibín, Anne Enright, Colum McCann, Mary O'Donnell, and Éilís Ní Dhuibhne. ... More


The poetry of accumulation: Irish-American fables of resistance

Eamonn Wall

in Tracing the Cultural Legacy of Irish Catholicism: From Galway to Cloyne and Beyond

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526101068
eISBN:
9781526124197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526101068.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Eamonn Wall’s discussion of Irish American Catholic experience reveals many similarities on either side of the pond, and some differences also. The Irish American authors and commentators provide ... More


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