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Of mermaids and others : an introduction to the poetry of nuala ni dhomhnaill

Author: Cary A Shay
Publisher: Bern, Switzerland : Peter Lang, 2014. ©2014
Series: Modern poetry, v. 8.
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This volume is a critical introduction to the poetry of Irish writer Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill. Writing poetry exclusively in Irish but allowing and overseeing translations of her work into several languages, primarily English, Ni Dhomhnaill is the first Irish-language poet to gain an international following. She is also a pioneer in fostering a renewed relationship between the two languages of Ireland's literary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Shay, Cary A.
Of mermaids and others : an introduction to the poetry of nuala ni dhomhnaill.
Bern, Switzerland : Peter Lang, c2014
xviii, 258 pages
2013942617
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cary A Shay
ISBN: 9783035305678 3035305676 3034308108 9783034308106
OCLC Number: 876042356
Description: 1 online resource (290 pages).
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Preface; Introduction; Chapter One Making Sense of Translated Lives: Linguistic and Critical Contexts; The Language Issue; Translation; Cultural Nationalism; Psychoanalysis and Feminism; Chapter Two Earth Mothers, Teeth Mothers, Virgin Mothers: Ní Dhomhnaill and the Revising of the Mat; Chapter Three Sexuality and the Myth of Sovereignty; Sovereignty; The Rejection of Mór Mumhan; Another Táin; Medb; Revising Cú Chulainn; Cú Chulainn and The Morrígan; Revising Caitlín. Chapter Four Of Mermaids and Others: Death, Silence and the Unspeakable in Ní Dhomhnaill's FolkloreBibliography; Index.
Series Title: Modern poetry, v. 8.
Responsibility: Cary A. Shay.
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Writing poetry exclusively in Irish but allowing and overseeing translations of her work into several languages, primarily English, Ni Dhomhnaill is the first Irish-language poet to gain an  Read more...

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