Breaking Enmities: Religion, Literature and Culture in Northern Ireland, 1967-1997

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This book makes an original contribution to the study of modern Northern Ireland by examining the complex relationships among religion, literature and ethnicity since 1967. Patrick Grant focuses on a contradiction within sectarianism between the Christian injunction to love one's enemies, and the scapegoating, stereotyping and mirror oppositions that result from an annexation of religion to ethnic exclusivism. The introductory chapter provides a theoretical account of how literature engages sectarian prejudices by ...

Breaking Enmities: Religion, Literature and Culture in Northern Ireland 1967-1997 1999, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke

ISBN-13: 9780333698297

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Breaking Enmities: Religion, Literature and Culture in Northern Ireland, 1967-1997 1999, Palgrave MacMillan, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312221409

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