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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 1–68.
Published: 01 May 2010
.... This essay elucidates Deane's shifting conceptions of Irish writing and national culture as developed from his early works such as The French Revolution and Enlightenment in England, 1789–1832 and Celtic Revivals through the initial three volumes of The Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing up to later...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 135–169.
Published: 01 February 2018
... scholarship on Irish history, writing, and culture, have expanded rapidly in recent decades and are now well established on every continent. It may seem perverse in such light to press questions about the vitality or even viability of an Irish national literature, but highlighting suc- cessful...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 147–178.
Published: 01 February 2004
... Macmillan, 1999), 86–88; Arthur Griffith, ‘‘The Death of Frederick Ryan’’ and ‘‘Response to Sheehy Skeffington reprinted in The Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing, ed. Seamus Deane (Derry: Field Day, 1991), 2:1002–4. For a spirited defense of Ryan and valuable recapitulation of his life and ideas, see...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 49–71.
Published: 01 February 2004
... Irish romantic writings. In Charlotte Brooke’s Reliques of Irish Poetry, the mythic origins of this trope are explored in the story of Conloch, who is murdered by his father, Cú Chullainn; and James Clarence Mangan’s translation The Twenty-Fourth of February brings out the gothic possibilities in...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 231–252.
Published: 01 February 2018
... general, the critical study of literary representations of Irish sexuality, and the study of the interaction between literary discourses and other types of sexual discourse, has mainly focused on the period before 1970. Eibhear Walshe’s edited collection, Sex, Nation and Dissent in Irish Writing...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 119–145.
Published: 01 February 2004
... of Ireland’s solipsism and self-romanticizing, even as he chides her for failing to come to terms with the demands of maturity and the modern world. In 1941, he writes, ‘‘I have no wish now to bring up the undying (though Cha- meleonic) Irish Question but I would ask you to remember that the...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 207–241.
Published: 01 February 2004
... contemporary Irish culture, they generally appear to make some stronger claim for the present than the mere fact of novelty in this basic sense. The usual claim is that the emergence of new women writers, of the new urban writing, and the successes of the Irish film or music industries collectively amount...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 59–90.
Published: 01 February 2018
... interweave of anti-imperialist nationalism and republicanism which constitutes the essence of political dissent until and through the “Troubles” in Northern Ireland. Legal, civic, and physical nakedness and the prison systems of the British Empire are shocking features of Irish political experience and...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 201–229.
Published: 01 February 2018
...-­wrought lyric intensity, Northern Irish poetry’s rhyming tendencies have greater affini- ties with Nietzschean recurrence than ornate New Critical urns. As Gillis writes in a review of Muldoon: “What rhyme creates . . . is the simultaneous phenomenon of change and recurrence, or identity and...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (2): 21–44.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Aran (UK, 1934), which creates for viewers images of a traditional way of life that was in the process of disappearing. Commenting on the film’s mythologizing of Irish life, Luke Gibbons writes, ‘‘The mythic element in Man of...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 253–272.
Published: 01 February 2018
... this post-Catholic crisis. If for over a century the central source of the Irish self was Catholic self-denial, new forms of “Irishness” and selfhood are now emerging, in a very different religious idiom. Two major features of the new spiritualism—the belief in an authentic core of self, and the...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 181–200.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Mary McGlynn TransAtlantic and On Canaan’s Side revisit the American Dream that people like their characters helped to create. Colum McCann and Sebastian Barry advance sophisticated reassessments of economic agency and the potential for social mobility in the wake of the Irish economic crash and...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 31–57.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Daniel Finn The Great Recession has had a far-reaching and profound impact on Irish political life. In the Republic of Ireland, there have been greater shifts at the ballot box since the crisis began than over the previous five decades, and a combative movement against water charges has threatened...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 111–134.
Published: 01 February 2018
... nearly one hundred years after the establishment of the Irish Free State, offers an opportune time to revisit the writings of Seán Ó Faoláin, one of the most flamboyant public intellectuals to emerge in Ireland in the postrevo- lutionary period. Born in Cork in 1900 and originally named John Francis...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Joe Cleary This article offers a sketch of contemporary Irish society as it prepares to mark the hundredth anniversary of the War of Independence, which opened in 1918. As Irish society negotiates the “decade of centenaries” and recalls a tumultuous period of social struggles and state formations...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 91–110.
Published: 01 February 2018
... revolution, as its legacy was undermined by a counterrevolution. The Rising should not be viewed through an exclusively Irish lens: it involved several international actors—the British Empire, the protagonists of World War I, the women’s movement, the Catholic Church, and socialism. Ignited by international...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 97–124.
Published: 01 August 2012
... political events).31 Whereas these events were once scarce, to some degree the advent of both the academic and nonacademic branches of “Wallace Studies.” See, for example, Adam Kelly’s “The Death of the Author and the Birth of a Discipline,” IJASonline (Irish Journal of American Studies), issue 2...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 105–129.
Published: 01 August 2016
..., Marx's writings from Capital onward (and the history of their reception) exhibit a very real tension between political economy as a universal language of concepts called forth by capital (as a universalizing set of social processes) and political economy as a practice that vigilantly attends to the (im...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 53–79.
Published: 01 May 2013
... and visual schemas stripped to their most abstract, recursive common denominators.”6 And here is Terry Eagleton on the literature of the midcentury: “Beckett’s works take a few sparse elements and permutate them with Irish-­scholastic inge- nuity into slightly altered patterns.”7 Recursion...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (4): 101–138.
Published: 01 November 2020
..., White singles out for special praise one ethnically Irish trader and sometime squatter on Indian land as a man to whom the boundaries meant nothing (393). The histo- rian, having given every indication that he will side with the Indians against the Anglo- Americans determined to displace them...