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Irish Women'S Writing, 1878-1922Advancing the Cause of Liberty

Irish Women'S Writing, 1878-1922: Advancing the Cause of Liberty

Anna Pilz and Whitney Standlee (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719097584
eISBN:
9781526115225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097584.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Irish women writers entered the international publishing scene in unprecedented numbers in the period between 1878 and 1922. This collection of new essays explores how Irish women, officially ... More

James Kelman

James Kelman

Simon Kovesi

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070969
eISBN:
9781781701041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070969.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

James Kelman is Scotland's most influential contemporary prose artist. This is a book-length study of his groundbreaking novels, analysing and contextualising each in detail. It argues that while ... More

Jeanette Winterson

Jeanette Winterson

Susana Onega

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068386
eISBN:
9781781701126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068386.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This is a full-length study of Jeanette Winterson's work as a whole, containing in-depth analyses of her eight novels and cross-references to her minor fictional and non-fictional works. It ... More

Jim Crace

Jim Crace

Philip Tew

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069123
eISBN:
9781781701232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069123.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Jim Crace is one of the most imaginative of contemporary novelists. The author of nine novels, he has received great public and intellectual acclaim across the UK, Europe, Australia and the United ... More

John Donne's PerformancesSermons, Poems, Letters and Devotions

John Donne's Performances: Sermons, Poems, Letters and Devotions

Margret Fetzer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083440
eISBN:
9781781700051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083440.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Ever since their rediscovery in the 1920s, John Donne's writings have been praised for their energy, vigour and drama – yet so far, no attempt has been made to approach and systematically define ... More

Jonathan Lethem

Jonathan Lethem

James Peacock

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719082672
eISBN:
9781781706299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082672.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book takes as its starting point Lethem's characteristic collisions and mutations of genres – detective fiction and science fiction; road narrative and science fiction; coming-of-age stories on ... More

The Judas kissTreason and betrayal in six modern Irish novels

The Judas kiss: Treason and betrayal in six modern Irish novels

Gerry Smyth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719088537
eISBN:
9781781708835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088537.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book argues that modern Irish history encompasses a deep-seated fear of betrayal, and that this fear has been especially prevalent throughout Irish society since the revolutionary period at the ... More

Julian Barnes

Julian Barnes

Peter Childs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081064
eISBN:
9781781700020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081064.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book is a comprehensive introductory overview of the novels that situates Julian Barnes's work in terms of fabulation and memory, irony and comedy. It pursues a broadly chronological line ... More

The Last TabooWomen and Body Hair

The Last Taboo: Women and Body Hair

Karin Lesnik-Oberstein

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075001
eISBN:
9781781702567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075001.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This is an academic book on women and body hair, a subject which has, until now, been seen as too trivial, ridiculous or revolting to write about. Even feminist writers or researchers on the body ... More

Limits of HorrorTechnology, Bodies, Gothic

Limits of Horror: Technology, Bodies, Gothic

Fred Botting

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077548
eISBN:
9781781701904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077548.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Horror is not what it used to be. Nor are its Gothic avatars. The meaning of monsters, vampires and ghosts has changed significantly over the last 200 years, as have the mechanisms (from fiction to ... More

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