Mianowski, Marie

Irish Contemporary Landscapes in Literature and the Arts

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Experiencing and Representing Irish Contemporary Landscapes in Literature and the Arts
Marie Mianowski

Part I. Birth of the Irish Landscape and the Myth of Loss

2. From Ancient Geographers to the Journey of the Argonauts: Ierne Island (Ireland), a Landscape Island between two Worlds
Laury Nuria André

3. Landscape, Senchas and the Medieval Irish Mind
Denis Hamon

4. Translating the Facts of Landscape into the Facts of Language: Ethnoecological Ruminations on Glossopoiesis in Early Ireland
Fionn Bennett

5. Language and Landscapes of Ireland
James McCabe

Part II. Contemporary Literary Myths

6. Derek Mahon’s Seascapes Mediated through Greece: Antiquity in Modernity, Nature in Abstraction
Joanna Kruczkowska

7. Fictionalizing Division: the Urban Landscapes of Belfast, Beirut and Berlin
Stephanie Schwerter

8. ‘The post-past city’: Apocalyptic Cityscapes and Cultural Stagnation in the Fiction of Sean O’Reilly
Fiona McCann

9. Lived and Learned Landscapes: Literary Geographies and the Irish Topographical Tradition
Nessa Cronin

10. Landscapes in Movement: Cosmopolitanism and the Poetics of Space in Colum McCann’s Fiction
Sylvie Mikowski

Part III. Borderscaping

11. Monumental Landscapes: Riding the Boundaries of an Independent Ireland with the Early Sinn Féin Movement
Mathew Staunton

12. Irish Nationalism and the Natural Insular Landscape of Ireland before Partition: Insularity Versus the Wishes of the Inhabitants
Philippe Cauvet

13. The Irish Border as a Cultural Landscape
Cathal McCall

14. Rural Development in the Border Areas: From ‘Borderscaping’ to Cross-border Planning
Marie-Claire Considère-Charon

Part IV. Local Heritage and Global Speed

15. The Altered Edge: the Impact of the Construction Boom on the Landscape of the Urban Periphery
Gerry Cahill

16. Our Landscape, our Heritage: Building Toward a New Legislative Approach to Empower Local Communities
Michael Starrett

17. Standardizing Terminology for Landscape Categorization: an Irish Agri-environment Perspective
Jackie Whelan, John Fry, Stuart Green

18. The Metropolitan Cork Green Belt: Synergies and Tensions between Strategic and Local Understandings of Landscape Value
Brendan O’Sullivan, Karen Ray

Part V. Contemporary Visions and Creations: the Challenge of Art

19. The Renaissance of the Forest in Contemporary Art in Ireland
Yvonne Scott

20. The Geography of the Place in Doherty’s Work
Catherine Grout

21. Sculpture in the Irish Landscape
Paula Murphy

22. Transforming the City: the Stakes of Cultural and Artistic Landscaping in Post Conflict Belfast
Hélène Alfaro

23. Ballymun in Dermot Bolger’s Plays: Beyond the Urban Landscape
Emile Jean Dumay

24. Belfast: An Eyeless City
Catherine Crochet, Christian Giriat

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Arts, British and Irish Literature, Literature, general, Architecture, general, Fine Arts, Fiction

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