What Rough Beasts?: Irish and Scottish Studies in the New Millennium

What Rough Beasts?: Irish and Scottish Studies in the New Millennium

by Shane Alcobia-Murphy
     
 

What Rough Beasts presents an innovative and diverse collection of new research papers which investigate key literary and historical issues in Irish and Scottish Studies, providing a view onto the range of current research interests both within and across the two disciplines. From a selection of papers presented at an AHRC-sponsored conference held at the

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What Rough Beasts presents an innovative and diverse collection of new research papers which investigate key literary and historical issues in Irish and Scottish Studies, providing a view onto the range of current research interests both within and across the two disciplines. From a selection of papers presented at an AHRC-sponsored conference held at the University of Aberdeen, the volume showcases original material by both emergent and established scholars. Opening up illuminating conversations between often diverse areas of study, this book covers issues including: poetry and violence; film and drama; history and historiography; ethnography and literature; the politics of representation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847185365
Publisher:
Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Publication date:
05/28/2008
Pages:
235
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Shane Alcobia-Murphy is a lecturer at the School of Language and Literature, University of Aberdeen. He has completed two monographs, both on Northern Irish culture: Governing the Tongue in Northern Ireland (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2005), and Sympathetic Ink: Intertextual Relations in Contemporary Northern Irish Poetry (Liverpool University Press, 2006). He has edited several books on Irish and Scottish Studies, including To the Other Shore: Crosscurrents in Irish and Scottish Studies (2004) and Beyond the Anchoring Grounds: More Crosscurrents in Irish and Scottish Studies (2005).

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