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New voices in Irish criticism 5

RUTH CONNOLLY & ANN COUGHLAN, editor

This volume is the latest addition to the New voices in Irish Criticism series.

I THE NORTH
Neal Alexander (QUB) "Somewhere in the Briny Say": an imaginative geography of Belfast
Francy Bovone (TCD) Glenn Patterson and Ciaran Carson: the new Northern Irish literature
David Cregan (TCD) Camping in utopia: Frank McGuinness' Carthaginians and the queer aesthetic
Laura Kane (Georgetown University Washington D.C.)
De/re/construction work: female performances of Northern Irish nationalism in the works of Anne Devlin and Christina Reid
Kenneth Nally (NUI, Galway) Skirting around sexuality? The plurality of the gay identity in Frank McGuinness's drama

II CONSTITUTIONAL NATION
Judith Pryor (Cardiff University) Writing the Irish republic
John-Paul McCarthy (NUI Cork) "The Ireland which we dreamed of": the significance of the 1937 Irish constitution

III THEORETICAL NATION
Eoin Flannery (University of Limerick) 'The peoples' front of Judea or the Judean peoples' front? The life of Irish postcolonial theory
David O'Shaughnessy (NUI, Galway) The hegemony of the paratext: An tOileánach and The Islandman
Michael O'Sullivan (NUI Cork) The Irish tenor: metaphor and its voice in Irish criticism

IV GENDERED NATION
Claire Bracken (UCD) "Each nebulous atom in between": reading liminality - Irish studies, postmodern feminism and the poetry of Catherine Walsh
Kalene Kenefick (NUI Cork) The woman, the body and The Bell: the female voice in The Bell's short fiction 1940-1954
Catherine Kilcoyne (NUI Cork) Freud's fetishism and the mermaid
Tina O'Toole (QUB) The new woman and the boy in Fin de Siecle Irish fiction

V ANGLO-IRISH NATION
Ciara Hogan (UCD) Imaginary characters
Shelley Meagher (St Hugh's Oxford) Nineteenth-century Ireland and the Orient: Tom Moore's Lalla Rookh
Anne Oakman (QUB) Theatricality and the Irish RM: comic country house dramatics versus Abbey Theatre ideology
Yuri Yoshino (Goldsmith's College University of London) "Spain vanished and green Ireland reappeared": Maria Edgeworth's patriotism in The Absentee (1812) and Patronage (1814)

VI CANONICAL NATION
Sean Kennedy (National University of Ireland Galway) "Yellow": Beckett and the performance of ascendancy
Thomas F. Halloran (Mary Immaculate College University of Limerick) Joyce and postcolonial literature: Creating an inclusive Irish identity
Lynne Maes (University of California at Santa Cruz) Joyce and Beckett: epiphany, the subject, and the comic

VII TWENTIETH-CENTURY NATION
Edwina Keown (TCD) "There must be combustion. Plot depends for its movement on internal combustion". Compass, map and palimpest: plotting the internal combustion of Elizabeth Bowen's The last September (1929)
Brendan McNamee (University of Ulster) "A self-sustaining tension in space": tradition, history, myth and John Banville
Sian White (University of Notre Dame) Warming the other side: Trevor, Cixous and facing a new direction

VIII A NATION ABROAD
Mary Burke (University of Notre Dame) Hibernicising the Bohémien: the Irish revival and Fin-de Siecle Paris
Anita Howard (NUI Cork) Reforming the savage: the Ireland and England of Pedro Calderón de la Barca
Mary Pierse (NUI Cork) George Moore and the "martial outside": concealed complexity on the route to literary freedom
Anne Walsh (NUI Cork) Robert Lowell and the 'lace-curtain Irish': identification and identity

IX RETHINKING AND REVISING
Coilin O hAodha (NUI, Galway) Rimes of the Ancient Mariner: a reading of the plural poem

Other volumes in the series:
(Matthews) New voices in Irish criticism I
(Gillis & Kelly)Critical Ireland: new essays in literature and culture II
(Vandevelde) New voices in Irish criticism III
(Dillane & Kelly) New voices in Irish criticism IV

Ruth Connolly is an IRCHSS Government of Ireland scholar at NUI Cork. Ann Coughlan lectures in the English department at NUI Cork.

256pp May 2005