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This book examines the interconnections between nationalism and sexuality in Edna O'Brien's writing. The work explores the links between Irishness and sexual reproduction that define women as good Irish citizens, exposes the dysfunctions with rural communities that strive to contain women with limited roles and rewrites them to offer her female characters increased agency.
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"The author reveals the courageous craft of this important contemporary writer, a writer that has too often been marginalized or dismissed because of her content choices, popularity, or public persona." - Prof. Andrea Sant Hartig University of Guam "... provides a useful, comprehensive discussion of O'Brien's work that will help shape the next generation of O'Brien criticism." - Prof. Martina Sciolino University of Southern Mississippi"About the Author:
Dr. Thompson is Associate Professor of Women and Gender studies at the University of Guam. She is the editor of The Current Debate about the Irish Literary Canon: Essays Reassessing the Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing.
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Book Description Edwin Mellen Pr, 2010. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0773436723