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Decolonisation and Criticism: The Construction of Irish Literature

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This book investigates the role of literary criticism in the process of Irish decolonisation since the late eighteenth century, with special emphasis on the 1950s. Drawing on the work of both Irish and international commentators - including Edward Said, David Lloyd, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak and Luke Gibbons - Gerry Smyth seeks to reconfigure the established relations between literature and criticism. Smyth then sets his analysis against a modular theory of decolonisation based on a reading of Irish history from the ...

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0745312322

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9780745312323

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Decolonisation and Criticism: The Construction of Irish Literature
1998, Pluto Press (UK), London, England

ISBN-13: 9780745312279

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Decolonisation and Criticism: The Construction of Irish Literature
1998, Pluto Press (UK), London, England

ISBN-13: 9780745312323

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