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This volume explores the meaning of republicanism in contemporary Ireland. While this has often been identified simply with nationalism, the book examines the connections, comparisons and contrasts between Irish republicanism and other strands of republican politics: the ideology and practice of official French republicanism, the broader European and American civic republican tradition and the contemporary revival of this tradition of citizenship. Academics from different disciplines, along with statesmen and politicians from different political perspectives, are brought together to examine the relationship of historical and contemporary Irish republicanism to the wider republican theoretical tradition. The book analyses political positions among those parties describing themselves as republican in Ireland in the twenty-first century and examines the possible relevance of the ideas of the broader republican tradition for future politics in Ireland.

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  1. Cover
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  1. Half Title, Title Page, Copyright
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Acknowledgements
  2. p. vii
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  1. Notes on Contributors
  2. pp. viii-xi
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  1. Part I: Contexts
  1. 1. Changing history: the Republic and Northern Ireland since 1990
  2. Michael Parker
  3. pp. 3-15
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  1. 2. Flying high? Culture, criticism, theory since 1990
  2. Scott Brewster
  3. pp. 16-40
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  1. Part II: Drama
  1. 3. Home places: Irish drama since 1990
  2. Clare Wallace, Ondřej Pilný
  3. pp. 43-58
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  1. 4. Women on the stage in the 1990s: foregrounding the body and performance in plays by Gina Moxley, Emma Donoghue and Marina Carr
  2. Mária Kurdi
  3. pp. 59-78
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  1. 5. The stuff of tragedy? Representations of Irish political leaders in the ‘Haughey’ plays of Carr, Barry and Breen
  2. Anthony Roche
  3. pp. 79-97
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  1. 6. ‘New articulations of Irishness and otherness’ on the contemporary Irish stage
  2. Martine Pelletier
  3. pp. 98-118
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  1. Part III: Poetry
  1. 7. Scattered and diverse: Irish poetry since 1990
  2. Jerzy Jarniewicz, John McDonagh
  3. pp. 121-141
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  1. 8. Architectural metaphors: representations of the house in the poetry of Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin and Vona Groarke
  2. Lucy Collins
  3. pp. 142-159
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  1. 9. ‘The places I go back to’: familiarisation and estrangement in Seamus Heaney’s later poetry
  2. Joanna Cowper
  3. pp. 160-176
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  1. 10. Neither here nor there: new generation Northern Irish poets (Sinéad Morrissey and Nick Laird)
  2. Michael Parker
  3. pp. 177-198
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  1. Part IV: Fiction and autobiography
  1. 11. ‘Tomorrow we will change our names, invent ourselves again’: Irish fiction and autobiography since 1990
  2. Liam Harte
  3. pp. 201-215
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  1. 12. Anne Enright and postnationalism in the contemporary Irish novel
  2. Heidi Hansson
  3. pp. 216-231
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  1. 14. Secret gardens: unearthing the truth in Patrick O’Keeffe’s The Hill Road
  2. Vivian Valvano Lynch
  3. pp. 250-257
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  1. 15. ‘What’s it like being Irish?’ The return of the repressed in Roddy Doyle’s Paula Spencer
  2. Jennifer M. Jeffers
  3. pp. 258-271
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  1. 16. Remembering to forget: Northern Irish fiction after the Troubles
  2. Neal Alexander
  3. pp. 272-284
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  1. Part V: After words
  1. 17. ‘What do I say when they wheel out their dead?’ The representation of violence in Northern Irish art
  2. Shane Alcobia-Murphy
  3. pp. 287-308
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 309-326
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 327-330
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781847795052
Related ISBN
9780719075636
MARC Record
OCLC
1103687442
Pages
334
Launched on MUSE
2019-06-24
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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