Ireland and Postcolonial Studies: Theory, Discourse, Utopia

Ireland and Postcolonial Studies: Theory, Discourse, Utopia

by Eóin Flannery

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ISBN-13: 9781349308927
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 08/21/2009
Edition description: 1st ed. 2009
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

EÓIN FLANNERY is Senior Lecturer in English Literature at Oxford Brookes University, UK. His other publications include: Versions of Ireland: Empire, Modernity and Resistance in Irish Culture (2006); Enemies of Empire: New Perspectives on Imperialism, Literature and Historiography (2007); Ireland in Focus: Film, Photography and Popular Culture (2009); and This Side of Brightness: Essays on the Fiction of Colum McCann (2009).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements viii

Introduction: Ireland: 'A Supreme Postcolonial Instance'? 1

1 Field Day and Irish Postcolonial Criticism 19

2 Irish Postcolonial Criticism and the Utopian Impulse 48

3 Postcolonial Metacriticism - The 'Second Wave' 102

4 Ireland, Gender and Postcolonialism 146

5 Fanon's One Big Idea: Revising Postcolonial Studies and Irish Studies 182

Conclusion: Postcolonial Studies and Contemporary Politics 233

Notes 241

Bibliography 246

Index 26

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