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Literature and culture in Northern Ireland since 1965

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This study considers writing within the cultural context of Northern Ireland and discusses how writing creates a sense of community, and the different forms this takes when written from loyalist or republican perspectives. The book takes its major theoretical energy from readings of Antonio Gramsci's concept of hegemony and Walter Benjamin's work on historiography. hese are applied to major writers such as Seamus Heaney, Tom Paulin, Paul Muldoon and Edna Longley and to institutions such as the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum. 186 pages. Softcover in very good condition with minor bumping and slight crease to spine. Contains index of works cited and general index.

Item details

Author(s):
Richard Kirkland
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0582238846
ISBN-13:
9780582238848
Number of pages:
186
Publisher:
Longman

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This study considers writing within the cultural context of Northern Ireland and discusses how writing creates a sense of community, and the different forms this takes when written from loyalist or republican perspectives. The book takes its major theoretical energy from readings of Antonio Gramsci's concept of hegemony and Walter Benjamin's work on historiography. hese are applied to major writers such as Seamus Heaney, Tom Paulin, Paul Muldoon and Edna Longley and to institutions such as the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum. 186 pages. Softcover in very good condition with minor bumping and slight crease to spine. Contains index of works cited and general index.

Author(s):
Richard Kirkland
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0582238846
ISBN-13:
9780582238848
Number of pages:
186
Publisher:
Longman

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