Localism, signification, imagination: de-stabilizing sectarian identities in two fictionalized accounts of ‘Troubles’ Belfast

@article{Stainer2006LocalismSI,
  title={Localism, signification, imagination: de-stabilizing sectarian identities in two fictionalized accounts of ‘Troubles’ Belfast},
  author={J. Stainer},
  journal={Social & Cultural Geography},
  year={2006},
  volume={7},
  pages={103 - 126}
}
  • J. Stainer
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology
  • Social & Cultural Geography
This paper is a critical discussion and interpretation of literary representations of the city of Belfast with a particular concern with and focus on sectarian forms of nationalism and place-based identity. It identifies various constructs of place particular to the city as articulated by Eoin McNamee's Resurrection Man and Mary Costello's Titanic Town, two ‘fictionalized’ accounts of 1970s Belfast written and published in the 1990s. A ‘dialogical’ methodology is deployed in order to engage… Expand
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