Irish Contemporary Landscapes in Literature and the Arts

  • Marie Mianowski

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Introduction: Experiencing and Representing Irish Contemporary Landscapes in Literature and the Arts

  3. Birth of the Irish Landscape and the Myth of Loss

  4. Contemporary Literary Myths

  5. Borderscaping

  6. Local Heritage and Global Speed

  7. Contemporary Visions and Creations: the Challenge of Art

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 233-233
    2. Catherine Grout
      Pages 250-262
    3. Paula Murphy
      Pages 263-270
    4. Catherine Crochet, Christian Giriat
      Pages 296-303
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 304-311

About this book


Looking at representations of the Irish landscape in contemporary literature and the arts, this volume discusses the economic, political and environmental issues associated with it, questioning the myths behind Ireland's landscape, from the first Greek descriptions to present day post Celtic-Tiger architecture.


architecture building construction cross-border English literature environment fiction landscaping Middle Ages planning Renaissance space

Editors and affiliations

  • Marie Mianowski
    • 1
  1. 1.University of NantesFrance

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