Writing from the Margins of Europe: The Application of Postcolonial Theories to Selected Works by William Butler Yeats, John Millington by Rachael SumnerWriting from the Margins of Europe: The Application of Postcolonial Theories to Selected Works by William Butler Yeats, John Millington by Rachael Sumner

Writing from the Margins of Europe: The Application of Postcolonial Theories to Selected Works by…

byRachael Sumner

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The application of postcolonial theories to Irish literature remains a contentious issue. Unlike other colonised nations, Ireland shared a long history of political, economic and artistic ties with its empire-building neighbour, Britain. Yet the Irish response to the project of British imperialism bears comparison with postcolonial models of the relationship between colonisers and the colonised. Writing from the Margins of Europe assesses the potential for postcolonial analysis of works by W. B. Yeats, J. M. Synge and James Joyce. In this exploration of postcolonial parallels between these writers, the author focuses on four core issues: historiography, nationalism, language and displacement.
Rachael Sumner studied English and European Literatures at the University of Essex (UK) and Twentieth Century British and American Literature at the University of York (UK). She received her doctorate from the University of Opole (Poland) and lectures on British and American culture. She has published several articles on postcolonial t...
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Title:Writing from the Margins of Europe: The Application of Postcolonial Theories to Selected Works by…Format:HardcoverDimensions:8.27 × 5.83 × 0.98 inPublished:June 30, 2014Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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Contents: Postcolonial theories – W. B. Yeats – J. M. Synge – James Joyce – Historiography – Nationalism – Language – Displacement – Coloniser and Colonised – Postcolonial Parallels.