Violence, Politics and Textual Interventions in Northern Ireland: Violence, Politics and Textual…

Hardcover | February 10, 2010

byP. Mahon

not yet rated|write a review
Peter Mahon offers an interdisciplinary examination of the complex crossovers of texts, politics and violence in literature and film set during the Northern Irish 'Troubles'. These include novels by Bernard MacLaverty, Glenn Patterson, Pat MacCabe and Louise Dean, and films such as In The Name of the Father and Some Mother's Son.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$105.34 online
$136.50 list price (save 22%)
In stock online
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

Peter Mahon offers an interdisciplinary examination of the complex crossovers of texts, politics and violence in literature and film set during the Northern Irish 'Troubles'. These include novels by Bernard MacLaverty, Glenn Patterson, Pat MacCabe and Louise Dean, and films such as In The Name of the Father and Some Mother's Son.

PETER MAHON is a Lecturer in the Department of English at the University of British Columbia, Canada.

other books by P. Mahon

Create The Perfect Fit: Measuring And Pattern Fitting For Real Sewing Solutions
Create The Perfect Fit: Measuring And Pattern Fitting F...

Spiral Bound|Oct 3 2014

$25.91 online$33.99list price(save 23%)
Designer Joi's Fashion Sewing Workshop: Practical Skills For Stylish Garment Design
Designer Joi's Fashion Sewing Workshop: Practical Skill...

Paperback|Mar 17 2016

$28.15 online$34.99list price(save 19%)
Faraday, Maxwell, And The Electromagnetic Field: How Two Men Revolutionized Physics
Faraday, Maxwell, And The Electromagnetic Field: How Tw...

Hardcover|Mar 11 2014

$21.94 online$27.50list price(save 20%)
see all books by P. Mahon
Format:HardcoverDimensions:264 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:February 10, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230576435

ISBN - 13:9780230576438

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Violence, Politics and Textual Interventions in Northern Ireland: Violence, Politics and Textual Interventions

Reviews

Extra Content

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Blood, Shit and Tears: The Textual Reinscription of Sacrifice, Ritual and Victimhood in Bernard MacLaverty’s Cal
The Law’s Terrifying Double: “Legal Panic” in Glenn Patterson’s That Which Was
Family Matters: Jim Sheridan’s In the Name of the Father and Terry George’s Some Mother’s Son
States of Desire in Patrick McCabe’s Breakfast on Pluto
“Something like God”: Shit, Orifices, and Bodily Signifiers in Louise Dean’s This Human Season
Conclusion: Contaminated Christs
Notes
Index