The Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing

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The Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing


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The Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing
Language: en
Pages: 3201
Authors: Seamus Deane, Angela Bourke, Andrew Carpenter, Jonathan Williams
Categories: English literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: NYU Press

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Writing in Nonstandard English
Language: en
Pages: 403
Authors: Irma Taavitsainen, Gunnel Melchers, Päivi Pahta
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

This book investigates linguistic variation as a complex continuum of language use from standard to nonstandard. In our view, these notions can only be established through mutual definition, and they cannot exist without the opposite pole. What is considered standard English changes according to the approach at hand, and the
Twentieth-century Fiction by Irish Women
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Heather Ingman
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

Heather Ingman's study argues that reading twentieth-century Irish women's fiction in the light of Kristeva's theories of nationhood places Irish women at the heart of writing about the nation and demonstrates that the political dimension of their fiction has often been underestimated. Her book is an important contribution to the
Women, Social and Cultural Change in Twentieth Century Ireland
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Sarah O’Connor, Christopher C. Shepard
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-03-26 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Drawing from a range of disciplines, this book pivots around the central concept of women, social and cultural change in Ireland during the twentieth century. The interdisciplinary, inter-institutional nature of the work gathered here aims to challenge monolithic representations of Irish female identity. Utilising new sources and theoretical frameworks, the
Focus on Ireland
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Jeffrey L. Kallen
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-01-01 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

Irish English is both the oldest overseas variety of English and, thanks to its co-existence with Irish Gaelic, one of the longest-documented examples of a contact-influenced language variety. The dual aspects of substratal influence and dialectal conservatism, together with the spread of this variety in the Irish diaspora and its