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Two Irelands: Literary Feminisms North and South


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In this compelling work, Rebecca Pelan analyzes religion, region, class, and national and ethnic identity as crucial contexts in shaping feminist consciousness in the two Irelands, and compares the divergence of feminist perspectives to be found North and South of the border. The very different histories of the North and South are reflected in their literature. While women in the Republic of Ireland have tended to write about social issues - sexism, crime, unemployment, and domestic violence - women in Northern Ireland ...

Two Irelands: Literary Feminisms North and South 2005, Syracuse University Press

ISBN-13: 9780815630593