New Critical Perspectives on Franco-Irish Relations by Anne GoarzinNew Critical Perspectives on Franco-Irish Relations by Anne Goarzin

New Critical Perspectives on Franco-Irish Relations

EditorAnne Goarzin

Paperback | October 5, 2015

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This collection of critical essays proposes new and original readings of the relationship between French and Irish literature and culture. It seeks to re-evaluate, deconstruct and question artistic productions and cultural phenomena while pointing to the potential for comparative analysis between the two countries. The volume covers the French wine tradition, the Irish rebellion and the weight of religious and cultural tradition in both countries, seeking to examine these familiar topics from unconventional perspectives. Some contributors offer readings of established figures in Irish and French literature, from Flann O’Brien to Albert Camus; others highlight writers who have been left outside the critical frame, including Sydney Owenson, Jean Giono and Katherine Cecil Thurston. Finally, the volume explores areas such as sport, education, justice and alternative religious practices, generating unexpected and thought-provoking cultural connections between France and Ireland.
Anne Goarzin lectures in Irish literature and culture at the University of Rennes 2, France. She is the author of Reflets d’Irlande, John McGahern (2002) and has written numerous articles on contemporary Irish poetry and the visual arts in Ireland. She is Director of the Centre de Recherche Bretonne et Celtique (CRBC-Rennes 2) and was ...
Title:New Critical Perspectives on Franco-Irish RelationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:8.86 × 5.91 × 0.68 inPublished:October 5, 2015Publisher:Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3034317816

ISBN - 13:9783034317818


Table of Contents

Contents: Eamon Maher: A Voice from the Margins: Albert Camus at 100 – Gerard Connolly: Jean Giono: «The Peasant-Anarchist» – Matthew L. Reznicek: The Novice in the City: Sydney Owenson and the Bildung of Metropolitan Economics – Mary Pierse: The Challenges of Katherine Cecil Thurston’s Max (1910) – Michelle Kennedy: «Being the Not Wife»: Representations of Second Wives and Stepmothers in the Fiction of John McGahern and Anne Enright – Edward Alan Schaefer: Reframing a Portrait: Flann O’Brien’s Interrogation of the Artist in «Cruiskeen Lawn» – Eva Urban: Acts of Justice in Ireland: Social Utopia and Natural Law in a Deconstructive Staging of Tennyson’s The Foresters: Robin Hood and Maid Marian – Anne Goarzin: Challenging the Virilian Doxa: Of Flow, Speed and Trajectory in Allan Gillis’s Poetry – Pierre-Jérôme Jéhel/Corinne Feïss-Jéhel: The Photographic Framing and Un-Framing of Inhabited Landscapes in Ireland – Brian Murphy: Thinking Beyond the Bottle: Traditional French Wine versus New Media – Frank Healy: Football and Identity: The Irish in Scotland and the Algerians in France – Marion Sarrouy: From Politics to Deviance: The Gender of Violence at the Height of The Troubles – Déborah Vandewoude: Whitefriar Street Church: An Institutional Perimeter for an Unframed, Polymorphic Religious Practice – Imelda Elliott: Teacher Education in France and Ireland: Traditional and Contemporary Representations.