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Founder to Shore, Shane Alcobia-Murphy, Lindsay Milligan and Dan Wall

Founder to Shore



Crosscurrents in Irish and Scottish Studies



Detailed Description

Alcobia-Murphy, S., Milligan, L., and Wall, D. (2010) Founder to Shore, Crosscurrents in Irish and Scottish Studies, Aberdeen: AHRC Centre for Irish and Scottish Culture, pp.217+ xvi. ISBN: 978-1-906108-15-1

Maintaining the collarborative and interdisciplinary ethos of the series, Founder to Shore is an absorbing collection of essays showcasing original and innovative research by emergent scholars in the area of Irish and Scottish Studies.  Articles in this volume derive from papers given at the 2009 Cross-currents conference at the University of Aberdeen.


‘The Earth Has Done Its Time’: Death in the Work of Medbh McGuckian

Shane Alcobia-Murphy

What Might Have Been: Ciaran Carson and the Politics of Memory

Neal Alexander

James Macpherson in Finnegans Wake

Richard Barlow

On the road In the Congested Districts with John Synge and Jack Yeats: Visual and Textual Shaping of Irishness

Giulia Bruna

Orientalism, Hospitality & Empire in The Talisman

Kang-yen Chiu

Textualising Trauma: Gerard Mannix Flynn’s James X

Victoria Connor

Mapping Place in Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Black Arrow

Christy Di Frances

‘Just Like You’d See It on a Film ’: The Representation of Memory in the Work of Willie Doherty

Emma Grey

'A Tale Too Often Told’: The Question of Historical Authority in the ‘Nestor’ Episode of Ulysses

Erik Hillskemper

‘White-Faced Upon His Own Empty Road’: Going Beyond The Freudian Politics of Communion in The Serpent

K J Keir

The Decline of the Gaelic Literary Order and Its Implications for the Highland Warrior Image

Danielle McCormack

I’m in with the out Crowd: Nationalist Identities and Young Gaelic Learners

Lindsay Milligan

Remnants of Jacobitism? An Approach to the Study of Culture, Language and Identity in Eighteenth-Century Cork

Niamh Ní Shiadhail

Reading the Highlands of the Mid-Nineteenth Century: Social Criticism in Fear Tathaich nam Beann

Ashley M. Powell

Scottish and Ulster Presbyterians, 1660 1714: Loyal Protestants or Religious Radicals

John Sherry

“No Abiding City”: Elizabeth Bowen and the Orphan Eva Trout

Anna Teekell

Sligo Co-operative Movements (1895 1905); the Birth of an Irish Political Activist

Sonja Tiernan

Music, Gender and Power in Janice Galloway’s ‘Sonata Form’

Mhairi Urquhart

Good Shepherds? Literature, Religion and Society in O’Hagan and Galt

Dan Wall