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Brannigan, John

Overview
Works: 30 works in 145 publications in 2 languages and 6,585 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN81, 801.95
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Brannigan
New historicism and cultural materialism by John Brannigan( Book )

19 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orwell to the present : literature in England, 1945-2000 by John Brannigan( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This essential introductory guide provides a comprehensive critical survey of the diverse and rich body of literary writing produced in England in the postwar period. John Brannigan explores the relationship between literature and history, and analyses how poets, playwrights and novelists have revisited notions of Englishness, represented Englands of the past, and sought to make new 'maps' of English culture and society." "Orwell to the Present Literature in England, 1945-2000 combines original readings of familiar texts with wide-ranging explorations of the principal themes and historical and cultural contexts of literature since the end of the Second World War. Writers considered in detail include: Martin Amis, Simon Armitage, Pat Barker, John Betjeman, Edward Bond, Angela Carter, Margaret Drabble, Sarah Kane, Mark Ravenhill, Jean Rhys, Salman Rushdie, Graham Swift and Evelyn Waugh."--Jacket
The French connections of Jacques Derrida by Julian Wolfreys( Book )

8 editions published in 1999 in 3 languages and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The French Connections of Jacques Derrida offers stimulating and accessible essays that address, for the first time, the issue of Derrida's relation to French poetics, writing, thought, and culture. In addition to offering considerations of Derrida through studies of such significant French authors as Mallarme, Baudelaire, Valery, Laporte, Ponge, Perec, Blanchot, and Barthes, the book also reassesses the development of Derrida's work in the context of structuralism, biology, and linguistics in the 1960s, and looks at the possible relationships between Derrida's writing and that of the Surrealist and Oulipa groups. Derrida is introduced as one whose work is as much poetic as it is philosophical, and who is strikingly French and yet not unproblematically so
Brendan Behan : cultural nationalism and the revisionist writer by John Brannigan( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book offers a reassessment of the work of Brendan Behan (1923-64), author of The quare fellow, The hostage and Borstal boy. It charts Behan's intellectual journey from his early imitations of Republican verse and song to his formulation of a literature which could articulate a thoroughly postcolonial, critical nationalism. Brendan Behan moves beyond the popular image of Behan as a stage-Irish rebel and presents his writings as complex representations of the construction and negotiation of identity and culture. This book argues that Behan's work expands the anti-colonial project of Irish revival writings to articulate a revisionist critique of post-independence Irish nationalism."--Jacket
Re: Joyce : text, culture, politics( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pat Barker by John Brannigan( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Applying-- to Derrida( Book )

9 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literature, culture, and society in postwar England, 1945-1965 by John Brannigan( Book )

9 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archipelagic modernism : literature in the Irish and British Isles, 1890-1970 by John Brannigan( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the anglophone literatures of the archipelago from 1890 to 1970 for what they tell us about changing identities, geographies, and ecologies. The book argues that these literatures constitute an important resource for how we might begin to think about alternative political geographies, and alternative practices of belonging to place and environment. From the height of the British Empire in 1890, to the increasing sense by 1970 of the imminent 'break-up' of Britain, 'archipelagic modernism' turned to the 'peripheral' spaces of islands, coastlines, and the sea to re-invent the Irish and British archipelago as a plural and connective space.--Provided by publisher
Race in modern Irish literature and culture by John Brannigan( Book )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book sets out to expose through a combination of literary, cultural and historical analysis the fictive nature of Irish monoculturalism and to probe figurations of racial identity, racial difference, and foreignness in Irish culture
Dubliners by John Brannigan( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Special issue John McGahern( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank McGuinness( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mirror up to theatre essays in honour of Christopher Murray( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John McGahern( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orwell to the present 1945-1999 by John Brannigan( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Special issue : Frank McGuinness( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English literature in context by Valerie Allen( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an essential student textbook supporting the study of literature from the Middle Ages to the present. Chronologies are provided, as well as text boxes, carefully chosen illustrations to stimulate debate and enhance understanding, and structured and annotated suggestions for further reading and research
Irish university review : a journal of Irish studies : special issue : mirror up to the theatre : essays in honour of Christopher Murray( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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New historicism and cultural materialism
Languages
English (125)

Polish (1)

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Orwell to the present : literature in England, 1945-2000The French connections of Jacques DerridaRe: Joyce : text, culture, politicsPat BarkerApplying-- to DerridaLiterature, culture, and society in postwar England, 1945-1965Race in modern Irish literature and cultureOrwell to the present 1945-1999English literature in context