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‘Sunk past its gleam in the meal bin’: the kitchen as source in the poetry of Seamus Heaney (Pre-print version)
(Canadian Journal of Irish Studies, 2018)
This article will examine the use of food, and especially food as cooked in a kitchen, as a symbolic trope in the writing of Seamus Heaney. It will address the kitchen as a locus amoenis of comfort, warmth and positivity ...
Jacques Lacan (Pre-published version)
(Oxford Bibliographies in Literary and Critical Theory, 2017)
Jacques Marie Émile Lacan was born on April 13, 1901 and died on September 9 1981. He was a French psychoanalyst and philosopher and was a very controversial figure on the French psychoanalytic scene. He was a polymathic ...
Introduction (Pre-print version)
'Because she was a girl': Gender identity and the postcolonial in James Joyce's 'Eveline'
(Irish Province of the Society of Jesus, 2004)
A law unto himself; Derrida and the force of justice (Pre-published version)
This chapter examines Derrida’s distinction between law and justice, looking at the heritage of Pascal and Montaigne and examining issues of ethical and political responsibility in the process, taking some examples from ...
From Galway to Cloyne, and beyond: tracing the cultural legacy of Irish Catholicism (Pre-print version)
(Manchester University Press, 2017)
Bind us together, Lord, Bind us together, With cords that cannot be broken, Bind us together, Lord, Bind us together Bind us together in Love, There is only one God, There is only one King, There is only one Body, That is ...
The Epistemology of Nationalism
(Taylor & Francis [Routledge], 1997)
This article poses a number of questions: Is nationalism an ideology, a philosophy, an epistemology or a faith? Is cultural nationalism a seminal constituent of nationalism in general, or is it just a subset of political ...
Anastomosis, Attenuations and Manichean Allegories: Seamus Heaney and the Complexities of Ireland
(JCPCS [Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies], 2001)
This essay discusses the nature of postcolonial versions of Irishness and deconstructs the Manichean categories of selfhood and alterity which feature in both colonial and postcolonial discourse. Using some ideas from ...
The subjective real in William Trevor’s ‘Justina’s Priest’ (Pre-published version)
(Presses universitaires d'Angers, 2015)
Negotiating the self – the spectral mobile subject (Pre-published version)
(Peter Lang, 2009)