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Modernist Afterlives in Irish Literature and Culture

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An exploration of the diverse intelligent and informed approaches to the Irish culture produced in the wake of high modernism.


Modernist Afterlives in Irish Literature and Culture explores manifestations of the themes, forms and practices of high modernism in Irish literature and culture produced subsequent to this influential movement.


Modernist Afterlives in Irish Literature and Culture closely examines how Irish writers and artists from the mid-twentieth century onwards grapple with the legacies bequeathed by modernism and seek to forge new modes of expression for modern and contemporary culture.


Modernist Afterlives in Irish Literature and Culture brings together many of the most respected and renowned scholars in Irish and modernist studies, demonstrating the diversity of intellectual approaches to the Irish culture produced in the wake of high modernism.


Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Paige Reynolds; Section One: Literature and Language; 1. Anne Fogarty, ‘A World of Hotels and Gaols’: Women Novelists and the Spaces of Irish Modernism, 1930-1932; 2. Lucy Collins, ‘I Knew What It Meant/Not to Be at All’: Death and the (Modernist) Afterlife in the Work of Irish Women Poets of the 1940s; 3. Leah Flack, ‘Whatever Is Given/Can Always Be Reimagined’: Seamus Heaney’s Indefinite Modernism; 4. Ellen McWilliams, James Joyce and the Lives of Edna O’Brien; 5. Alex Davis, Modernist Topoi and Late Modernist Praxis in Recent Irish Poetry (with Special Reference to the Work of David Lloyd); 6. Sarah McKibben, ‘Amach Leis!’ (Out with It!): Modernist Inheritances in Micheál Ó Conghaile’s ‘Athair’ (Father); Section Two: Institutions, Art and Performance; 7. Andrew A. Kuhn, ‘Make a Letter Like a Monument’: Remnants of Modernist Literary Institutions in Ireland; 8. Róisín Kennedy, Storm in a Teacup: Irish Modernist Art; 9. Linda King, ‘Particles of Meaning’: The Modernist Afterlife in Irish Design; 10. Maria Pramaggiore, Animal Afterlives: Equine Legacies in Irish Visual Culture; 11. Aoife McGrath, Choreographies of Irish Modernity; 12. Emilie Pine, The Modernist Impulse in Irish Theatre: Anu Productions and the Monto; Afterword: David James, The Poetics of Perpetuation; Index.

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Published 22 September 2016
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