Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-4 of 4 items

  • Keywords: Frank McCourt x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

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


Fiction and Memory in Misery Memoirs

Sue Vice

in Textual Deceptions: False Memoirs and Literary Hoaxes in the Contemporary Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748675555
eISBN:
9781474406345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748675555.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines two British and one Irish example of the contemporary genre of ‘misery memoir’. The goal of misery memoir is to engage the reader through an assertion of authenticity. The ... More


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

Mark Quigley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245444
eISBN:
9780823252565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245444.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Though Irish contributions to literary modernism are well known, Irish modernism tends to be framed through narrow treatments of Joyce, Yeats, and the Revival as “cosmopolitan” writers detached from ... 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


View: