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Long Road from Jarrow
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Stuart Maconie
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-20 - Publisher: Random House

The Sunday Times Bestseller 'A tribute and a rallying call' - Guardian Three and half weeks. Three hundred miles. I saw roaring arterial highway and silent lanes, candlelit cathedrals and angry men in bad pubs. The Britain of 1936 was a land of beef paste sandwiches and drill halls. Now
Brexit and Beyond: Nation and Identity
Language: en
Pages: 309
Authors: Daniela Keller, Ina Habermann
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-08 - Publisher: Narr Francke Attempto Verlag

This volume explores the cultural significance of Brexit, situating it in debates about nation and identity. Contributors to this collection seek to contextualize Britain's decision to leave the EU and to assess its reverberations in language, literature, and culture. Addressing such aspects as British exceptionalism, myth-making, medievalism, and nostalgia, contributions
The Poetry of Derek Mahon
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Hugh Haughton
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-10-21 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

Derek Mahon is one of the leading poets of his time, both in Ireland and beyond, famously offering a perspective that is displaced from as much as grounded in his native country. From prodigious beginnings to prolific maturity, he has been, through thick and thin, through troubled times and other,
Travel Writing in an Age of Global Quarantine
Language: en
Pages: 202
Authors: Gary Fisher, David Robinson
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-07 - Publisher: Anthem Press

Travel Writing in an Age of Global Quarantine is an anthology of travel accounts, by a diverse range of writers and academics. Challenging conventional academic ‘authority’, each contributor writes, from memory during the Covid-19 lockdown, about a place they have previously visited, ‘accompanied’ by an historical traveller who published an
Walking Methods
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Maggie O'Neill, Brian Roberts
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-09 - Publisher: Routledge

This book introduces and critically explores walking as an innovative method for doing social research, showing how its sensate and kinaesthetic attributes facilitate connections with lived experiences, journeys and memories, communities and identities. The book situates walking methods historically, sociologically, and in relation to biographical and arts-based research, as well