Gender & Sexuality In Mod Ireland

Gender & Sexuality In Mod Ireland

by Anthony Bradley
     
 

ISBN-10: 1558491309

ISBN-13: 9781558491304

Pub. Date: 12/09/1997

Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press

This timely collection of essays focuses on issues of gender and sexuality in Irish history, biography, language, literature, and drama. The book's concern with gender and sexuality connects a series of interweaving narratives that at once complicate and enrich our understanding of what it means to be Irish. 272 pp.

Overview

This timely collection of essays focuses on issues of gender and sexuality in Irish history, biography, language, literature, and drama. The book's concern with gender and sexuality connects a series of interweaving narratives that at once complicate and enrich our understanding of what it means to be Irish. 272 pp.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558491304
Publisher:
University of Massachusetts Press
Publication date:
12/09/1997
Pages:
336
Lexile:
1550L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
Queering the Irish Renaissance: The Masculinities of Moore, Martyn, and Yeats8
Cathleen ni Houlihan Writes Back: Maud Gonne and Irish National Theater39
Nationalism, Pacifism, Internationalism: Louie Bennett, Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington, and the Problems of "Defining Feminism"60
The Fionnuala Factor: Irish Sibling Emigration at the Turn of the Century85
"Oh, Kathleen Ni Houlihan, Your Way's a Thorny Way!": The Condition of Women in Twentieth-Century Ireland102
The Posthumous Life of Roger Casement127
Gender, Sexuality, and Englishness in Modern Irish Drama and Film159
"Our Bodies' Eyes and Writing Hands": Secrecy and Sensuality in Ni Chuilleanain's Baroque Art187
"The More with Which We Are Connected": The Muse of the Minus in the Poetry of McGuckian and Kinsella212
Godly Burden: The Catholic Sisterhoods in Twentieth-Century Ireland245
The Changing Face of Cathleen ni Houlihan: Women and Politics in Ireland, 1960-1966257
"Hello Divorce, Goodbye Daddy": Women, Gender, and the Divorce Debate275
Language, Stories, Healing299
Notes on Contributors315
Index319

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