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    • Guests (Geists) of a Nation: A Heimlich (Unheimlich) Maneuver 

      O'Brien, Eugene (New Hibernia Review, 2007)
      This chapter examines Frank O’Connor’s story ‘Guests of a Nation’, and looks at how guests often become ghosts in Irish history. The essay then looks at the ghosts of Irish republican ideology, Pearse and Tone, and goes ...
    • "Identities in the writer complexus": Joyce, Europe and Irish identities (Pre-published version) 

      O'Brien, Eugene (Rodopi Press, 2003)
      This chapter examines forms of negative identity in terms of two intersecting verbal axes: Joyce‟s own term, gnomon and Jacques Derrida‟s term hauntology. Both terms gesture towards forms of negative identity which are the ...
    • Virgilian hauntings in the later poetry of Seamus Heaney 

      Hickey, Ian (AEDEI [Asociación Española de Estudios Irlandeses], 2018)
      This article examines the influence of Virgil upon the poetry of Seamus Heaney through the theoretical lens of Jacques Derrida’s Specters of Marx. The paper argues that the present and future are influenced by spectres of ...