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The Resource Fiction and the Northern Ireland Troubles since 1969 : (de-)constructing the north, Elmer Kennedy-Andrews

Fiction and the Northern Ireland Troubles since 1969 : (de-)constructing the north, Elmer Kennedy-Andrews

Label
Fiction and the Northern Ireland Troubles since 1969 : (de-)constructing the north
Title
Fiction and the Northern Ireland Troubles since 1969
Title remainder
(de-)constructing the north
Statement of responsibility
Elmer Kennedy-Andrews
Title variation
  • (De-)constructing the North
  • Fiction and the Northern Ireland Troubles since 1969 : de-constructing the north
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume reflects an evolving situation in Northern Ireland, where, according to the author, fiction has overtaken poetry and drama as the most significant and vital literary form. Through an analysis of representative texts, Kennedy-Andrews explores fiction from or about the North from the outbreak of the Troubles onwards
Cataloging source
UKM
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1948-
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Kennedy-Andrews, Elmer
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • English fiction
  • English fiction
  • Northern Ireland
Label
Fiction and the Northern Ireland Troubles since 1969 : (de-)constructing the north, Elmer Kennedy-Andrews
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-283) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Reading positions: the (Northern) Irish cultural debate -- The troubles as trash : Good terrorists and bad terrorists: Jack Higgins' The savage Day ; Just gaming: Gerald Seymour's Harry's game ; Internationalising the troubles thriller: Tom Clancy's Patriot Games -- Liberal humanism and the realist aesthetic: the terrorised imagination : The view from the south: Terence de vere White's The distance and the dark ; Manichaeism and melodrama: Eugene McCabe's Victims ; Nativist piety, civilised outrage: Benedict Kiely's Proxopera ; The moral thriller: Brian Moore's Lies of Silence ; The terrain of nightmare: Maurice Leitch's Silver's city ; Catholic guilt: Bernard MacLaverty's Cal -- Postmodern humanism : The anthropology of terrorism: Francis Stuart's A hole in the head ; Postmodern iron: Benedict Kiely's Nothing happens in Carmincross ; Remythologising Protestantism: Glenn Patterson's Burning your own, Fat lad and The international ; Antic dispositions: Robert MacLiam Wilson's Ripley Bogle, Eoin McNamee's Resurrection Man ; Border-crossings: Dermot Healy's A goat song ; Historiographic metafiction: Briege Duffaud's A wreath upon the dead ; Four trama narratives: Deirdre Madden's Hidden symptoms and One by one in the darkness, David Park's The healing and Stone kingdom ; The carnivalised text: Frances Molloy's No mate for the magpie, Lionel Shriver's Ordinary decent criminals, Colin Bateman's Divorcing Jack and Cycle of violence, Robert MacLiam Wilson's Eureka street -- Political fiction: rewriting the colonial narrative : Polemical gestures: Danny Morrison's West Belfast ; Inside the IRA: Ronan Bennett's The second prison, Danny Morrison's The wrong man ; The Derry metanarrative: Seamus Deane's Reading in the dark -- Women's writing : Feminising liberal humanism: Jennifer Johnston's Shadows on our skin, The railway station man, The illusionist, How many miles to Babylon? and The old jest ; Feminising Marxism: Mary beckett's Give them stones ; The return of the repressed: Edna O'Brien's House of splendid isolation ; Feminising the thriller: Kate O'Riordan's Involved ; Fictionalising the women's peace movement: Mary Costello's Titanic town
Control code
14978515
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
303 p.
Isbn
9781851827138
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Fiction and the Northern Ireland Troubles since 1969 : (de-)constructing the north, Elmer Kennedy-Andrews
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-283) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Reading positions: the (Northern) Irish cultural debate -- The troubles as trash : Good terrorists and bad terrorists: Jack Higgins' The savage Day ; Just gaming: Gerald Seymour's Harry's game ; Internationalising the troubles thriller: Tom Clancy's Patriot Games -- Liberal humanism and the realist aesthetic: the terrorised imagination : The view from the south: Terence de vere White's The distance and the dark ; Manichaeism and melodrama: Eugene McCabe's Victims ; Nativist piety, civilised outrage: Benedict Kiely's Proxopera ; The moral thriller: Brian Moore's Lies of Silence ; The terrain of nightmare: Maurice Leitch's Silver's city ; Catholic guilt: Bernard MacLaverty's Cal -- Postmodern humanism : The anthropology of terrorism: Francis Stuart's A hole in the head ; Postmodern iron: Benedict Kiely's Nothing happens in Carmincross ; Remythologising Protestantism: Glenn Patterson's Burning your own, Fat lad and The international ; Antic dispositions: Robert MacLiam Wilson's Ripley Bogle, Eoin McNamee's Resurrection Man ; Border-crossings: Dermot Healy's A goat song ; Historiographic metafiction: Briege Duffaud's A wreath upon the dead ; Four trama narratives: Deirdre Madden's Hidden symptoms and One by one in the darkness, David Park's The healing and Stone kingdom ; The carnivalised text: Frances Molloy's No mate for the magpie, Lionel Shriver's Ordinary decent criminals, Colin Bateman's Divorcing Jack and Cycle of violence, Robert MacLiam Wilson's Eureka street -- Political fiction: rewriting the colonial narrative : Polemical gestures: Danny Morrison's West Belfast ; Inside the IRA: Ronan Bennett's The second prison, Danny Morrison's The wrong man ; The Derry metanarrative: Seamus Deane's Reading in the dark -- Women's writing : Feminising liberal humanism: Jennifer Johnston's Shadows on our skin, The railway station man, The illusionist, How many miles to Babylon? and The old jest ; Feminising Marxism: Mary beckett's Give them stones ; The return of the repressed: Edna O'Brien's House of splendid isolation ; Feminising the thriller: Kate O'Riordan's Involved ; Fictionalising the women's peace movement: Mary Costello's Titanic town
Control code
14978515
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
303 p.
Isbn
9781851827138
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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