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Recharging the Canon: Towards a Literary Redefinition of Irishness
(Edwin Mellen Press, 2005)
By adding volumes four and five as a supplement to its anthology, Field Day was both acknowledging its own attenuation of a tradition, and at the same time, valuing at another dimension, the very plurality of traditions ...
North: The Politics of Plurality
(Nua: Studies in Contemporary Irish Writing, 1999)
This essay will offer a theoretical reading both of North, and its critics; it will also analyse the criticisms of North in terms of its speaking with the voice of the tribe. I hope to demonstrate that, in fact, what is ...
Seamus Heaney: Creating Irelands of the Mind Studies on Contemporary Ireland Series
(Liffey Press, 2007)
'The Boat has Moved': The Catholic Church, Conflations and the Need for Critique
(Columba Press, 2011)
A ‘Third’ Reading: James Joyce and Paul Howard and the Monstrous Aporia
(Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2010)
The Question of Irish Identity in the Writings of W. B. Yeats and James Joyce
(New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 1998)
Examining Irish Nationalism in the context of Literature, Culture and Religion. A Study of the Epistemological Structure of Nationalism
(New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 2002)
Anastomosis, attenuations and Manichean allegories: Seamus Heaney and the complexities of Ireland (Pre-published version)
(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 ...
'Kicking Bishop Brennan up the arse...': Catholicism, deconstruction and postmodernity in contemporary Irish culture (Pre-published version)
(Columba Press, 2006)
This chapter will examine the changing role of the Catholic Church as structure in contemporary Ireland, seeing this altered role as part of a larger process of societal change across the western world. Indeed, what is ...