Gendered Spaces in Contemporary Irish Poetry

Gendered Spaces in Contemporary Irish Poetry

by Sarah Fulford



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783906766898
Publisher: Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Publication date: 06/21/2002
Pages: 292
Product dimensions: 8.66(w) x 5.91(h) x (d)

About the Author

The Author: Sarah Fulford is a lecturer in literature at the University of Dundee, Scotland.

Table of Contents

Contents: Contemporary Irish poetry from 1966 to the present day – The work of male and female poets from the North and South of Ireland – The construction of gender and nationality within Irish writing – The poetry alongside post-colonial and feminist critical contexts – The poetic form, voice and communication are affected by the conceptual issues raised by the poets – The intellectual and political agenda of a new generation of Irish poets, while calling into question the implied divisions between poetry, theory and a practical politics.

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