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Five Irish Women: The Second Republic, 1960-2016

Emer Nolan


This book is comprised of five interlinked portraits of exceptional Irish women from various fields – literature, journalism, music, politics – who have achieved outstanding reputations since the 1960s: Edna O’Brien, Sinéad O’Connor, Nuala O’Faolain, Bernadette McAliskey, and Anne Enright. Several of these could claim to be among the best-known Irish people of their day in the world. This book looks at their achievements – works of art in some cases, but also life-writing, interviews and speeches – and at their reception in Ireland and elsewhere, shedding light on some of their shared preoccup ... More

Keywords: Ireland, modern, women, art, nationalism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781526136749
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.7765/9781526136756


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Emer Nolan, author
Maynooth University