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Anglo-Irish Modernism and the Maternal: From Yeats to Joyce Diane Stubbings

Anglo-Irish Modernism and the Maternal: From Yeats to Joyce

Diane Stubbings

Published November 1st 2000
ISBN : 9780333760260
Hardcover
249 pages
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Anglo Irish Modernism and the Maternal argues that a focus on the construction of mother figures in Irish culture illuminates the extraordinary achievement of the Irish modernists. Essentially, the seminal Irish modernists Moore, Joyce, Synge, YeatsMoreAnglo Irish Modernism and the Maternal argues that a focus on the construction of mother figures in Irish culture illuminates the extraordinary achievement of the Irish modernists. Essentially, the seminal Irish modernists Moore, Joyce, Synge, Yeats and OCasey resisted those mother figures sanctioned by cultural discourses, re-writing her in order to elude her. In this, they not only re-constituted language and representation, they accessed and re-figured their own creative selves.