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Twentieth-Century Irish Literature

Twentieth-Century Irish Literature

by Aaron Kelly
     
 

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This Guide surveys existing criticism and theory and enables students to understand the key critical debates, paradigms and predominant themes and issues in relation to a wide variety of Irish poets, playwrights and novelists. It helps the reader to relate Irish literature and criticism to debates surrounding such issues as national identity and nationalism,

Overview

This Guide surveys existing criticism and theory and enables students to understand the key critical debates, paradigms and predominant themes and issues in relation to a wide variety of Irish poets, playwrights and novelists. It helps the reader to relate Irish literature and criticism to debates surrounding such issues as national identity and nationalism, modernity and the Revival period, armed stuggle, gender and sexuality, postcolonialism and the development of Irish studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230517196
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
08/05/2008
Series:
Readers' Guides to Essential Criticism Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

AARON KELLY is Lecturer in Modern and Contemporary Literature at the University of Edinburgh, UK.

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