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"Kicking Bishop Brennan up the arse" [electronic resource] : negotiating texts and contexts in contemporary Irish studies / Eugene O'Brien.

By: O'Brien, Eugene, 1958-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Reimagining Ireland: 1.Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Peter Lang, c2009Description: 1 online resource (viii, 211 p.).ISBN: 9783035300826 (electronic bk.); 3035300828 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Ireland -- Civilization | Ireland -- In literature | Ireland -- In mass media | Ireland -- Intellectual life -- 20th century | Ireland -- Intellectual life -- 21st century | National characteristics, Irish | Discourse analysis | Literatur | Nationalcharakter <Motiv> | Nationalcharakter | Irland | Englisch | HISTORY / Europe / IrelandGenre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: "Kicking Bishop Brennan up the arse".DDC classification: 941.5 Other classification: 300 | 820 | 940 | HG 290 | HN 1080 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction negotiating texts and contexts -- Ireland in theory: the influence of French theory on Irish cultural and societal development -- The ethics of translation: Seamus Heaney's Cure at Troy and Beowulf -- The body politic: the ethics of responsibility and the responsibility of ethics in Seamus Heaney's The burial at Thebes -- "You can never know women": framing female identity in Dubliners -- The return and redefinition of the repressed: postcolonial studies and "Eveline" in Dubliners -- "Inner �emigr'(s)": Derrida, Heaney, Yeats and the hauntological redefinition of Irishness -- "Kicking Bishop Brennan up the arse": Catholicism, deconstruction and postmodernity in contemporary Irish culture -- "Guests (geists) of the nation": a Heimlich (unheimlich) manoeuvre -- Global warnings: towards a deconstruction of the global and the local -- "T siad ag teacht": Guinness as a signifier of Irish cultural transformation.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-203) and index.

Introduction negotiating texts and contexts -- Ireland in theory: the influence of French theory on Irish cultural and societal development -- The ethics of translation: Seamus Heaney's Cure at Troy and Beowulf -- The body politic: the ethics of responsibility and the responsibility of ethics in Seamus Heaney's The burial at Thebes -- "You can never know women": framing female identity in Dubliners -- The return and redefinition of the repressed: postcolonial studies and "Eveline" in Dubliners -- "Inner �emigr'(s)": Derrida, Heaney, Yeats and the hauntological redefinition of Irishness -- "Kicking Bishop Brennan up the arse": Catholicism, deconstruction and postmodernity in contemporary Irish culture -- "Guests (geists) of the nation": a Heimlich (unheimlich) manoeuvre -- Global warnings: towards a deconstruction of the global and the local -- "T siad ag teacht": Guinness as a signifier of Irish cultural transformation.

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