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作者 Heidemann, Birte, author
書名 Post-agreement Northern Irish literature : lost in a liminal space? / by Birte Heidemann
出版項 Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016
國際標準書號 9783319289915 (electronic bk.)
9783319289908 (paper)
國際標準號碼 10.1007/978-3-319-28991-5 doi
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說明 1 online resource (ix, 280 pages) : digital ; 22 cm
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系列 New directions in Irish and Irish American literature
New directions in Irish and Irish American literature
附註 Post-Agreement Northern Irish Literature: An Introduction -- 1. From Postcolonial to Post-Agreement: Theorising Northern Ireland's Negative Liminality -- 2. Retrospective (Re)Visions: Post-Agreement Fiction -- 3. Between the Lines: Post-Agreement Poetry -- 4. Performing 'Progress': Post-Agreement Drama -- Diagnosing the Post-Agreement Period: A Literary Detour -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
This book uncovers a new genre of 'post-Agreement literature', consisting of a body of texts - fiction, poetry and drama - by Northern Irish writers who were born during the Troubles but published their work in the aftermath of the Good Friday Agreement. In an attempt to demarcate the literary-aesthetic parameters of the genre, the book proposes a selective revision of postcolonial theories on 'liminality' through a subset of concepts such as 'negative liminality', 'liminal suspension' and 'liminal permanence.' These conceptual interventions, as the readings demonstrate, help articulate how the Agreement's rhetorical negation of the sectarian past and its aggressive neoliberal campaign towards a 'progressive' future breed new forms of violence that produce liminally suspended subject positions
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主題 English literature -- Irish authors -- History and criticism
Literature and society -- Northern Ireland -- History -- 21st century
Northern Ireland -- In literature
British and Irish Literature
Contemporary Literature
Twentieth-Century Literature
Postcolonial/World Literature
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