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  • Women in Irish Dramaby Melissa Sihra

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 38.00

    Featuring original essays by leading scholars in the field, this book explores the immense legacy of women playwrights in Irish theatre since the beginning of theTwentieth century. Chapters consider the intersecting contexts of gender, sexuality and the body in order to investigate the broader cultural, political and historical implications of representing... more...

  • Ethics and Trauma in Contemporary British Fictionby Susana Onega

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 66.00

    This volume is the first book of criticism to provide a systematic analysis of a corpus of emblematic contemporary British fictions from the combined perspective of trauma theory and ethics. Although the fictional work of writers such as Graham Swift has already been approached from this perspective, none of the individual works or authors under analysis... more...

  • Talking Animals in Children's Fictionby Catherine Elick

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 40.00

    Talking-animal tales have conveyed anticruelty messages since the 18th-century beginnings of children's literature. Yet only in the modern period have animal characters become true subjects rather than objects of human neglect or benevolence. Modern fantasies reflect the shift from animal welfare to animal rights in 20th-century public discourse.... more...

  • Satire and the Postcolonial Novelby John Clement Ball

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Satire plays a prominent and often controversial role in postcolonial fiction. Satire and the Postcolonial Novel offers the first study of this topic, employing the insights of postcolonial comparative theories to revisit Western formulations of "satire" and the "satiric." more...

  • The Third Daughterby Eileen O'Mara Walsh

    The Lilliput Press 2015; US$ 15.15

    In this moving and elegant self-portrait Eileen O?Mara Walsh takes us from an unconventional Limerick childhood to years spent in Dublin, London and Paris, returning to Ireland in the 1970s to pioneer a burgeoning tourism industry. The memoir begins with the marriage of her parents, Power O?Mara, War of Independence exile, to Joan Follwell, English... more...

  • Scottish and Irish Romanticismby Murray Pittock

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 49.99

    Scottish and Irish Romanticism is the first single-author book to address the main non-English Romanticisms of the British Isles. Murray Pittock begins by questioning the terms of his chosen title as he searches for a definition of Romanticism and for the meaning of 'national literature'. He proposes certain determining 'triggers' for... more...

  • Textual Politics from Slavery to Postcolonialismby Dr Carl Plasa

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 56.00

    This book explores questions of race and identification in writings from the Enlightenment to the present. Drawing on post-colonial theory, it provides close readings of texts by Olaudah Equiano, Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë, Jean Rhys, Frantz Fanon, Toni Morrison and Tsitsi Dangarembga and highlights the elements of dialogue, exchange and contestation... more...

  • Protest und Repression im Vormärzby Hans-Gerhard Husung

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 1983; US$ 14.49

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  • Southern Edgeby Barbara Temperton

    Fremantle Press 2014; US$ 7.99

    In this collection of three long narrative poems, Temperton conjures up the highs and lows of the coastal environment to explore the effects of nature?s “Powerful forces at work? on human existence. An impressive third collection written with flair, passion and the ability to look unpleasant realities in the eye. more...

  • SY StorYby Donald S. Murray; Douglas Roberts

    Birlinn 2015; US$ 11.65

    Lewisman Donald S. Murray tells in his inimitable verse and prose Stornoway?s story from the days when Mesolithic people sheltered there to its present-day life as a bustling, modern harbour, casting light on men and boats, native herring girls and island visitors, the town?s triumphs and tragedies. These include such events as the sinking of the... more...