Language, Identity and Liberation in Contemporary Irish Literature

Language, Identity and Liberation in Contemporary Irish Literature PDF Author: J. Keating-Miller
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230275087
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 190
Book Description
Ireland's history of contested language systems has always been linked to its political realities; Language, Identity and Liberation attends to a movement of contemporary Irish writing that considers the significance of the region's tumultuous cultural, social and political history in portrayals of contemporary Ireland's everyday life and speech.

Sociolinguistics in Ireland

Sociolinguistics in Ireland PDF Author: R. Hickey
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137453478
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Languages : en
Pages : 424
Book Description
Sociolinguistics in Ireland takes a fresh look at the interface of language and society in present-day Ireland. In a series of specially commissioned chapters it examines the relationship of the Irish and English languages and traces their dynamic development both in history and at present.

Patrick McCabe’s Ireland

Patrick McCabe’s Ireland PDF Author:
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004389008
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 200
Book Description
Patrick McCabe’s Ireland offers literary scholars’ exploration of the significant fiction produced by this author from the early 1990s and 2000s.

Strangers, Migrants, Exiles

Strangers, Migrants, Exiles PDF Author: Frauke Reitemeier
Publisher: Universitätsverlag Göttingen
ISBN: 386395033X
Category : Identity (Psychology) in literature
Languages : en
Pages : 352
Book Description


Forms of English History in Literature, Landscape, and Architecture

Forms of English History in Literature, Landscape, and Architecture PDF Author: J. Twyning
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137284706
Category : Art
Languages : en
Pages : 250
Book Description
An exploration of the way English literature has interacted with architectural edifices and the development of landscape as a national style from the Middle Ages to the 19th Century. Analyzing texts in relation to cultural artefacts, each chapter demonstrates the self-conscious production of English consciousness as its most enduring history.

Outrage: Art, Controversy, and Society

Outrage: Art, Controversy, and Society PDF Author: R. Howells
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137283548
Category : Art
Languages : en
Pages : 331
Book Description
A study of controversy in the arts, and the extent to which such controversies are socially rather than just aesthetically conditioned. The collection pays special attention to the vested interests and the social dynamics involved, including class, religion, culture, and - above all - power.

Literature and Film, Dispositioned

Literature and Film, Dispositioned PDF Author: Alice Gavin
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137295457
Category : Performing Arts
Languages : en
Pages : 180
Book Description
Literature and Film, Dispositioned looks to twentieth-century literature's encounter with film as a means to thinking about the locations of thought in literature and literature's location in the world. It includes readings of works by James Joyce, Henry James, and Samuel Beckett, whose Film (1965) forms a concluding focus.

On Voice in Poetry

On Voice in Poetry PDF Author: David Nowell Smith
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137308230
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 202
Book Description
What do we mean by 'voice' in poetry? In this work, David Nowell Smith teases out the diverse meanings of 'voice', from a poem's soundworld to the rhetorical gestures through which poems speak to us, in order to embark on a philosophical exploration of the concept of voice itself.

Individualism, Decadence and Globalization

Individualism, Decadence and Globalization PDF Author: Regenia Gagnier
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230277543
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 219
Book Description
Beginning with a widespread definition of Decadence as when individual parts flourish at the expense of the whole, Regenia Gagnier - a leading cultural historian of late nineteenth-century Britain - shows the full range of meanings of individualism at the height of its promise.

Memory and Imagination in Film

Memory and Imagination in Film PDF Author: P. Lombardo
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137319437
Category : Performing Arts
Languages : en
Pages : 244
Book Description
Inspired by Baudelaire's art criticism and contemporary theories of emotions, and developing a new aesthetic approach based on the idea that memory and imagination are strongly connected, Lombardo analyzes films by Scorsese, Lynch, Jarmusch and Van Sant as imaginative uses of the history of cinema as well as of other media.