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Irish Cosmopolitanism: Location and Dislocation in James Joyce, Elizabeth Bowen, and Samuel Beckett

Nels Pearson
Format
Book
Published
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2015]
Language
English
ISBN
9780813060521, 0813060524
Summary
Nels Pearson uses the readings of James Joyce, Elizabeth Bowen, and Samuel Beckett to argue that both national and global concerns motivate Irish modernism simultaneously.
Contents
  • Introduction. Of coast and cosmos: locating Irish expatriate modernism
  • Ulysses, the sea, and the paradox of Irish internationalism
  • "Forget! Remember!": Joyce's voices and the haunted cosmos
  • Elizabeth Bowen's tenacious cosmopolitanism
  • Crossings still: Irish interludes in Bowen's European novels
  • "Haunt[ing] the waterfront": place and displacement in Echo's bones and les nouvelles
  • Beckett, setting, and cosmopolitical philosophy.
Description
xi, 179 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-170) and index.
Technical Details
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