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Narrative, social myth and reality in contemporary Scottish and Irish women"s writing

Tudor Balinisteanu

Narrative, social myth and reality in contemporary Scottish and Irish women"s writing

Kennedy, Lochhead, Bourke, Ní Dhuibhne, and Carr

by Tudor Balinisteanu

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Published by Cambridge Scholars Pub. in Newcastle upon Tyne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism,
  • English literature -- Scottish authors -- History and criticism,
  • English literature -- Irish authors -- History and criticism,
  • English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • English literature -- 21st century -- History and criticism,
  • Myth in literature,
  • Reality in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [296]-311) and index.

    Statementby Tudor Balinisteanu.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR116 .B35 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 320 p. ;
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23992466M
    ISBN 101443811270
    ISBN 109781443811279
    LC Control Number2009674632

    Irish women writers have a large following, and their works are attracting large amounts of scholarly and critical attention. Through roughly 75 alphabetically arranged entries written by more than 35 expert contributors, this reference overviews the lives and works of Irish women writers active in a range of genres and periods. Each entry includes a brief biography, a discussion of major. Books shelved as scottish-irish-historical-fiction: The Kindling by Tamara Leigh, The Longing by Tamara Leigh, A Fire Within by Kathleen Morgan, Child of.

    The collection discusses texts from the early 18th century to the present. It also addresses those meta-narratives by which we understand and mediate these riches for contemporary and future use. The cumulative effect is to call into question, often in new contexts, master narratives of Irish studies. Some essays focus on the aesthetic - a vital category of discussion about a national. Women, from the terrifying to the heroic, were instrumental in ancient Irish mythology. Their strong character and powerful presence has set the tone throughout Irish history, and persists even today.

    Reference & Research Book News: Article Type: Book review: Date: May 1, Words: Previous Article: Narrative, social myth and reality in contemporary Scottish and Irish women's writing; Kennedy, Lochhead, Bourke, Ni Dhuibhne, and Carr. Next Article: The imagination in education; extending the boundaries of theory and practice. Topics. For a long time, Irish women’s lives were strictly confined to the private domain, and women’s issues were largely silenced and hidden from public knowledge. Additionally, both Church and state maintained that women should hold a certain morality.


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This book offers an original interdisciplinary analysis of the relations between myth, identity and social reality, involving elements of narratology theory, linguistics, philosophy, anthropology and social theory, harnessed to support an argument firmly located in the area of literary : Mihai Tudor Balinisteanu.

Narrative, Social Myth, and Reality in Contemporary Scottish and Irish Women’s Writing: Kennedy, Lochhead, Bourke, Ní Dhuibhne, and Carr, by Tudor Balinisteanu This book first published Cambridge Scholars Publishing 12 Back Chapman Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 2XX, UK British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data.

This analysis yields a fairly extensive reinterpretation of the concept of myth, which is applied to the examination of the relationship between narrative and social reality as represented in texts by contemporary Scottish and Irish women main theoretical sources are Mikhail Bakhtin's theories of heteroglossia, Jacques Derrida's theories of citationality and Judith Butler's theories of.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Part I Theories of Narrative, Social Myth, and the Body --Introduction to Part I: Contexts 2 --Chapter 1 Fantasy, Narrative, and Social Worlds 10 --Chapter 2 Narrative Representation 16 --Chapter 3 Social Myth, Ideology, and Social Reality 27 --Chapter 4 The Body 43 --Conclusion 52 --Part II.

Narrative, social myth and reality in contemporary Scottish and Irish women's writing: Kennedy, Lochhead, Bourke, Ni Dhuibhne, and Carr.

[Tudor Balinisteanu] -- This book offers an original interdisciplinary analysis of the relations between myth, identity and social reality, involving elements of narratology theory, linguistics, philosophy, anthropology and. TUDOR BALINISTEANU is an independent scholar and completed his PhD in English Literature at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, where he taught in the Department of English Literature and in the Comparative Literature Programme.

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