By Luz Mar González-Arias

ISBN-10: 113747629X

ISBN-13: 9781137476296

ISBN-10: 1137476303

ISBN-13: 9781137476302

This publication is ready the position that the imperfect, the disquieting and the dystopian are at the moment taking part in within the development of Irish identities. all of the essays check id matters that require pressing exam, problematize canonical definitions of Irishness and, in particular, examine the ways that the inventive output of the rustic has been altered by way of the Celtic Tiger phenomenon and its next loss of life. contemporary narrative from eire, mostly released within the twenty-first century and/or on the finish of the Nineties, is handled greatly. The authors tested comprise Eavan Boland, Mary Rose Callaghan, Peter Cunningham, Emma Donoghue, Anne Enright, Emer Martin, Lia turbines, Paul Muldoon, Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, Bernard O’Donoghue, Peter Sirr and David Wheatley.

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The New York Review of Books. 21 Feb. 2013. Web. 23 Feb. 2014. These Walls Can Talk. Dir. Garry Keane. Perf. Amanda Coogan. RTÉ One, Dublin. 8 Oct. 2015. Documentary. PART I The Tiger and Beyond: Political, Social and Literary Fissures CHAPTER 2 What Plenty Laid Bare! ’ (Editorial, The Irish Times 14 December 2013) Introduction After a long history of structural unemployment, relative poverty, emigration, violence and simmering tensions with Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland experienced a genuine economic boom in the 1990s, which was succeeded by a massive property bubble and fiscal crisis in the early years of the new century.

Sacks, Oliver. ‘Speak, Memory’. The New York Review of Books. 21 Feb. 2013. Web. 23 Feb. 2014. These Walls Can Talk. Dir. Garry Keane. Perf. Amanda Coogan. RTÉ One, Dublin. 8 Oct. 2015. Documentary. PART I The Tiger and Beyond: Political, Social and Literary Fissures CHAPTER 2 What Plenty Laid Bare! ’ (Editorial, The Irish Times 14 December 2013) Introduction After a long history of structural unemployment, relative poverty, emigration, violence and simmering tensions with Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland experienced a genuine economic boom in the 1990s, which was succeeded by a massive property bubble and fiscal crisis in the early years of the new century.

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