The Cities of Belfast

The Cities of Belfast

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ISBN-13: 9781851827855
Publisher: Four Courts Press
Publication date: 10/29/2003
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction7
Geologies of site and settlement19
Belfast and the Black Atlantic27
The Irish language in Belfast until 190041
In the enemy's camp: Alice Milligan and fin de siecle Belfast62
Belfast carnivalesque: the satires of Gerald MacNamara74
Out of time: Belfast and the Second World War88
'What itch of contradiction?': Belfast in poetry101
Let's go to Graceland: the drama of Stewart Parker117
Irish language writing in Belfast after 1900127
Belfast in photographs152
Terror-torial imperatives: Belfast and Eoin McNamee's Resurrection man168
Ciaran Carson: beyond Belfast183
The revenges of the heart: Belfast and the poetics of space199
Women and cities: selected artworks from Belfast211
The vernacular city233
Acknowledgments243
List of contributors245
Index247

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