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After Ireland

Writing the Nation from Beckett to the Present

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$41.00 • £35.95 • €37.95

ISBN 9780674976566

Publication Date: 01/08/2018

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560 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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  • Preface
  • 1. Introduction: After Ireland?
  • 2. Beckett’s Inner Exile
  • Interchapter—A Neutral Ireland?
  • 3. ‘Gaeldom is Over’: The Bell
  • 4. A Talking Corpse? Sáirséal agus Dill
  • 5. A Parrot in Ringsend: Máire Mhac an tSaoi
  • 6. Growing Up Absurd: Edna O’Brien and The Country Girls
  • 7. Frank O’Connor: A Mammy’s Boy
  • Interchapter—Secularization
  • 8. Richard Power and The Hungry Grass
  • Interchapter—Emigration
  • 9. Emigration Once Again: Friel’s Philadelphia
  • Interchapter—Northern Troubles
  • 10. Seamus Heaney: The Death of Ritual and the Ritual of Death
  • Interchapter—Europeanization
  • 11. The Art of Science: Banville’s Doctor Copernicus
  • 12. The Double Vision of Michael Hartnett
  • 13. Brian Friel’s Faith Healer
  • 14. Theatre as Opera: The Gigli Concert
  • 15. Frank McGuinness and Observe the Sons
  • 16. Derek Mahon’s Lost Worlds
  • Interchapter—Irish Language
  • 17. Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill: Pharaoh’s Daughter
  • Interchapter—Women’s Movement
  • 18. Eavan Boland: Outside History
  • 19. John McGahern’s Amongst Women
  • 20. Between First and Third World: Friel’s Lughnasa
  • 21. Roddy Doyle: Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha
  • Interchapter—Peace Comes Dropping Slow
  • 22. Seamus Deane: Reading in the Dark
  • 23. Reading Éilís Ní Dhuibhne
  • 24. Making History: Joseph O’Connor
  • 25. Fallen Nobility: McGahern’s Rising Sun
  • 26. Conor McPherson: The Seafarer
  • 27. Claire Keegan: Foster
  • 28. Kate Thompson and The New Policeman
  • 29. Conclusion: Going Global?
  • Notes
  • Index

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