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Irish Literature in the Celtic Tiger Years 1990 to 2008
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Introduction 1. Submerged Histories: Eilis Ni Dhuibhne's The Bray House and The Dancers Dancing 2. Corporeal Genealogies: Colum McCann's Songdogs and ThisSide of Brightness 3. Bodily Doubles and Dislocations: Anne Enright's The Wig My Father Wore and What Are You Like? 4. Embodied Histories: Colum McCann's Dancer and Anne Enright's The Pleasure of Eliza Lynch 5. Celtic Tiger Bodies: Eilis Ni Dhuibhne's Fox, Swallow, Scarecrow and Anne Enright's The Gathering Conclusion: Bodies and Futures Bibliography Index

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An examination of work by Anne Enright, Colum McCann and Eilis Ni Dhuibhne raising questions about gender, bodies and history in Contemporary Irish fiction.

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Susan Cahill is Assistant Professor in the School of Canadian Irish Studies, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.

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With the Celtic Tiger well and truly dead, it's time for thepost-mortem to begin, and this book represents a significant contribution tothat process. Susan Cahill's study of a number of important novelists offers anoverview of an extraordinary period in modern Irish history, as well as closeanalyses of some of the most sensitive artistic responses to the island'schanging fortunes. In teasing out the complex interplay between time, memory andthe body, Irish Literature in the Celtic Tiger Years challenges thetheoretical parameters of contemporary Irish cultural criticism, while alsoproviding a compelling vision of the vicissitudes of modern Irish identity. -- Gerry Smyth, Reader in Cultural History, Liverpool John Moores University, USA

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