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Winterwood: A Portrait of the Artist as a Postmodern Pariah
(Peter Lang, 2008)
Postmodernism is often seen as following sequentially from modernism but I would agree with Lyotard’s contention that postmodernism is actually ‘a part of the modern.’ Lyotard goes on to state that a work ‘can become modern ...
The Force of Law in Seamus Heaney's Greek Translations
(Careysfort Press, 2008)
This essay examines the use of law in Heaney’s Greek translations: The Burial at Thebes, and The Cure at Troy. For Derrida,, the founding moment of law, in a society or culture, is never a moment ‘inscribed’ in the history ...
The Body Politic: The Ethics of Responsibility and the Responsibility of Ethics
(Oxford University Press, 2008)
This chapter examines Heaney’s translations of Antigone in terms of its being a vehicle for an ethical interrogation of the laws and loyalties and of the contrast between the loyalty to one’s tribe and a broader intersubjective ...
‘there’s a lot more to ogres than people think’: Shrek as ethical fairy tale
(Institute of Technology, Tallaght; Dublin Institute of Technology, 2008)