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"Identities in the writer complexus": Joyce, Europe and Irish identities (Pre-published version)
(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 ...
Derrida, Heaney, Yeats and the Hauntological Redefinition of Irishness
This essay begins by deconstructing the logo of the Centre for Migration studies as a way of outlining a differential perspective on Irish identity. Eschewing the traditional view of identity as sameness, this article ...
Decommissioning the Canon: Towards a Deconstruction of the Givens of the Literary Canon
(Teaching Social Justice: Intercultural and Development Education Perspectives on Education’s Context, Content, 2003)
This essay examines the differences between high and popular culture, looking at Joyce and Heaney as synecdoches of cannon-creation and a resultant decommissioning of that canon. This is done through a deconstructive ...