Post-Agreement Northern Irish Literature: Lost in a Liminal Space?

Post Agreement Northern Irish Literature Lost in a Liminal Space This book uncovers a new genre of post Agreement literature consisting of a body of texts fiction poetry and drama by Northern Irish writers who grew up during the Troubles but published their work

  • Title: Post-Agreement Northern Irish Literature: Lost in a Liminal Space?
  • Author: Birte Heidemann
  • ISBN: 9783319289908
  • Page: 415
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This book uncovers a new genre of post Agreement literature , consisting of a body of texts fiction, poetry and drama by Northern Irish writers who grew up during the Troubles but published their work in the aftermath of the Good Friday Agreement In an attempt to demarcate the literary aesthetic parameters of the genre, the book proposes a selective revision of postcThis book uncovers a new genre of post Agreement literature , consisting of a body of texts fiction, poetry and drama by Northern Irish writers who grew up during the Troubles but published their work in the aftermath of the Good Friday Agreement In an attempt to demarcate the literary aesthetic parameters of the genre, the book proposes a selective revision of postcolonial theories on liminality through a subset of concepts such as negative liminality , liminal suspension and liminal permanence These conceptual interventions, as the readings demonstrate, help articulate how the Agreement s rhetorical negation of the sectarian past and its aggressive neoliberal campaign towards a progressive future breed new forms of violence that produce liminally suspended subject positions.

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