Literature, Partition and the Nation-State: Culture and Conflict in Ireland, Israel and Palestine

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Cambridge University Press, Jan 3, 2002 - History - 259 pages
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Ireland Palestine and the antinomies of selfdetermination in the badlands of modernity
Estranged states national literatures modernity and tradition and the elaboration of partitionist identities
Part II
Forktongued on the border bit partition and the politics of form in contemporary narratives of the Northern Irish conflict
Agonies of the potentates journeys to the frontier in the novels of Amos Oz
The meaning of disaster the novel and the stateless nation in Ghassan Kanafanis Men in the Sun

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Joe Cleary is Lecturer in English at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth where he teaches Colonial and Postcolonial Literature, Literary Theory, and Renaissance Drama. He has published widely on Irish literature and film and on contemporary political and cultural theory in books and journals such as The South Atlantic Quarterly and Textual Practice.

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