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Changing Ireland

Strategies in Contemporary Women’s Fiction

  • Authors
  • Christine St. Peter
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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Christine St. Peter
    Pages 1-10
  3. Christine St. Peter
    Pages 11-39
  4. Christine St. Peter
    Pages 40-65
  5. Christine St. Peter
    Pages 147-169
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 170-217

About this book

Introduction

During the past twenty-five years, Ireland has seen an explosion of women's fiction - hundreds of published works that reimagine the inherited literary traditions and the social contexts of women's lives. Changing Ireland examines women's use of historical fiction, exile literature, Northern war narratives, speculative fiction, and classic 'realism', and looks at the local Irish forms of international women's genres like the romance novel and feminist fiction.

Keywords

English literature fiction novel

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