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Wild colonial girl : essays on Edna O'Brien

Author: Maureen O'Connor; Lisa Colletta
Publisher: Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2006.
Series: Irish studies in literature and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since the 1960 publication of her first novel, "The Country Girls", award-winning Irish writer Edna O'Brien has been both celebrated and maligned. This book situates her in Irish contexts that allow  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wild colonial girl.
Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607647203
Named Person: Edna O'Brien; Edna O'Brien; Edna O'Brien
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maureen O'Connor; Lisa Colletta
ISBN: 0299216306 9780299216306 0299216349 9780299216344
OCLC Number: 61253894
Description: viii, 175 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: In the name of the mother : reading and revision in Edna O'Brien's Country girls trilogy and epilogue / Kristine Byron --
Hysterical hooliganism : O'Brien, Freud, Joyce / Helen Thompson --
Edna O'Brien's "love objects" / Rebecca Pelan --
Edna O'Brien and the lives of James Joyce / Michael Patrick Gillespie --
Godot land and its ghosts : the uncanny genre and gender of Edna O'Brien's "Sister Imelda" / Wanda Balzano --
Blurring boundaries, intersecting lives : history, gender, and violence in Edna O'Brien's House of splendid isolation / Danine Farquharson, Bernice Schrank --
On the side of life : Edna O'Brien's trilogy of contemporary Ireland / Sophia Hillan.
Series Title: Irish studies in literature and culture.
Responsibility: edited by Lisa Colletta and Maureen O'Connor.
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"Language is an extraordinary thing. It is more extraordinary than any nuclear weapon." - Edna O'Brien, in a 1995 interview with Salon.com "Readers of Edna O'Brien's lyrical fiction can discover or Read more...

 
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