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González-Arias, Luz Mar

National Identities and Imperfections in Contemporary Irish Literature

González-Arias, Luz Mar - National Identities and Imperfections in Contemporary Irish Literature, ebook

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Table of contents

1. The Imperfect as a Site of Contestation in Contemporary Ireland
Luz Mar González-Arias

Part I. The Tiger and Beyond: Political, Social and Literary Fissures

2. What Plenty Laid Bare! Ireland’s Harsh Confrontation with Itself: 1999–2014
Ciarán Benson

3. Satiric Insights into Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland: The Case of Peter Cunningham’s Capital Sins

Juan F. Elices

4. Understanding the Imperfect in John McGahern’s First and Last Novels
Anita Morgan

Part II. Disruptions of Religion, Family and Marriage

5. Hard Times and Sibling Songs: Sibling Relations in Contemporary Irish Literature
Patricia Coughlan

6. Psychological Resilience in Emma Donoghue’s Room

Marisol Morales Ladrón

7. The Fallen Sex Revisited: Imperfect Celibacy in Mary Rose Callaghan’s A Bit of a Scandal

Auxiliadora Pérez-Vides

Part III. Ex-Centric Bodies and Disquieting Spaces

8. Form, Deformity: On Pathology and Poetics in Paul Muldoon
Rui Carvalho Homem

9. Imperfection as a Chance: Matrixial Borderspaces in Anne Enright
Hedwig Schwall

10. Monstrous Mothers and Mutant Others: Bodies out of Place in Emer Martin’s Baby Zero

Aida Rosende Pérez

11. Changing Places: The Imperfect City in Contemporary Irish Poetry
Lucy Collins

Part IV. Stereotypes and the Distortion of Irishness

12. Irish Drinking Culture on the Screen
Rosa González-Casademont

13. Treading the Boards? Be Sure to Put on the Right Brogues! The Actor’s Search for the Perfect Irish Accent
Shane Walshe

Part V. Unbecoming Irish Literature: The Inside Gaze

14. ‘Absolutely Imperfect’: In Conversation with Lia Mills
Luz Mar González-Arias

Keywords: Literature, British and Irish Literature, Contemporary Literature

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
21 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137476302
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-47629-6

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