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Representing the troubles in Irish short fiction

by Michael L. Storey

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Published by Catholic University of America Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Short stories, English -- Irish authors -- History and criticism.,
    • Nationalism and literature -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Politics and literature -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Literature and society -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Romanticism -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Ireland -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-235) and index.

      StatementMichael L. Storey.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR8807.S5 S76 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 244 p. ;
      Number of Pages244
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3674051M
      ISBN 100813213665
      LC Control Number2003007835

      The short historical appendix, entitled "The Wounds of History", far from representing a comprehensive overview is simply a very basic synopsis of the main events of Northern Irish history. A non-Irish reader who is not familiar with this history may find it helpful for locating many references which appear both in this book and in the novels.   The An Post Irish Book Award winners have been revealed. The best Irish books of have been named at the annual An Post Irish Book Awards which was .

      Patrick Buckland, Irish Unionism is next on your is also an old one, from Why did you choose it? This is still a very, very good history of Unionism. It’s on the list because it provides a very detailed, blow-by-blow account of the development of Irish unionism, the organizations that it tried to maintain itself through, and its eventual failure. portrayals of female combatants in Troubles fiction. The final thesis will comprise an original work of Troubles fiction, the novel Herself Alone in Orange Rain, and a scholarly commentary offering a critical analysis of the representational modes employed in Troubles fiction to depict female characters who are Republican activists.

        Named a best book of the decade by Literary Hub and EW “Masked intruders dragged Jean McConville, a year-old widow and mother of 10, from her Belfast home in In this meticulously reported book — as finely paced as a novel — Keefe uses McConville’s murder as a prism to tell the history of the Troubles in Northern Ireland. For those interested in more straightforward and objective history, another book on Collins, "The Man Who Made Ireland," by Tim Pat Coogan, is a comprehenisve and well–written biography. And "The Man Who Was Ireland," Coogan's book about Collins' colleague and sometime antagonist, Eamon de Valera, the first president of the Irish Republic, is.


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