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Author Meaney, Gerardine, 1962-

Title Gender, Ireland, and cultural change : race, sex, and nation / Gerardine Meaney
Published New York : Routledge, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 251 pages)
Series Routledge studies in twentieth-century literature ; 13
Routledge studies in twentieth-century literature ; 13
Contents Virgin mother Ireland -- Landscapes of desire : women and Ireland in twentieth-century film -- Feminisms, nationalisms, and identities : gender and dissent -- Modernism and the gender of writing -- Haunting James Joyce : invisible bodies -- The sons of Cuchulainn : violence, the family, and the Irish canon -- The devil's own patriot games : the troubles and the Hollywood action movie -- Masculinity and ethnicity : The wire and Rescue me -- The undercover Irishman : extimating national anxiety
Summary Analyzes the role of gender in Irish cultural change from the 1890s onwards, exploring literature, the relationships between gender and national identities, and the recognized major political and cultural movements of the twentieth century. This title includes discussion of film, television and, popular music, as well as diverse literary texts
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-244) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject English literature -- Irish authors -- History and criticism.
English literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Feminism and literature -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century.
National characteristics, Irish, in literature.
Nationalism and feminism -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century.
Nationalism and literature -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century.
Race in literature.
Sex role in literature.
Ireland -- In literature.
Ireland -- In popular culture.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203859588 (electronic bk.)
0415957907 (hbk.)
9780203859582 (electronic bk.)
9780415957908 (hbk.)