Irish masculinities: reflections on literature and culture

  title={Irish masculinities: reflections on literature and culture},
  author={R. Finnigan},
  journal={Irish Studies Review},
  pages={251 - 253}
  • R. Finnigan
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology
  • Irish Studies Review
  • are unwarranted in nineteenth-century Irish history. A fifth chapter examines the ways in which Irish feminist criticism (represented here by Meaney and Nolan) ‘negotiates with the legacy of both cultural nationalism and historical revisionism in a much more nuanced manner than some of the other critics that this book considers’ (17). The final chapter (on The Dead) shows the author ‘doing’ Theory – which is to say, reading and evaluating a primary work of imagination in terms of certain… CONTINUE READING
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