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The Enclave of My Nation, eds. Shane Alcobia Murphy and Margaret Maxwell

The Enclave of My Nation



Crosscurrents in Irish and Scottish Studies



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The Enclave of My Nation: Cross-currents in Irish and Scottish Studies, eds. Shane Alcobia-Murphy and Margaret Maxwell, Aberdeen: AHRC Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies, 2008, pp.241 + xviii: ISBN: 978-1-906108-03-8.

Maintaining the collaborative and interdisciplinary ethos of the series, The Enclave of My Nation 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 2007 Crosscurrents conference at the University of Aberdeen.

 “If I Prolonged the Look to Rediscover Your Face”: Medbh McGuckian’s Ekphrastic ElegiesShane Alcobia-Murphy

“Thou Sleepest, but We Do Not Forget Thee”: Time and Memory in Charles Maturin’s The Milesian Chief
Adeline Amar

“Learning from Eliot”: Seamus Heaney and Exemplarity
Sukanya Basu

Neither Here nor There: Children and Orphans in the Work of Lynne Ramsay
Sally Baxter

“The Visionary Place, the Obstructed Moment”: Meditations on the “Liminal” in the Poetry of Eavan Boland and Mary O’Malley
Megan Buckley

Comedy in the Community: Confrontation in Mary Costello’s Titanic Town
Lynne Crook

Functions of the Harper Bard Trope and Icon in Constructions of Irish and Scottish Identity
Emily Cullen

Images of Children and Adolescents in the Poetry of the Northern Irish Conflict
Michela Dettori

The Scottish Civil War and the Dukes of Atholl, 1689 –1746
Cheryl Garrett

“Locarno Two”: Joyce, Conrad and Paulin
Ashley Lange

Jane Austen and the United Kingdom
Margaret Matthews

“Atalkin’ to You’self”: R.D. Laing’s The Divided Self and Brian Friel’s Philadelphia, Here I Come!
Margaret Maxwell

 “Where Have All the Lassies Gone?” An Examination of Proportionate Representation in Scotland’s Gaelic Television Programming
Lindsay Milligan

The Reception of Contemporary Scottish Poetry in Ireland: The Case of Poetry Ireland Review
Val Nolan

“Bloody Mavericks” Revisited: A Reappraisal of Irish Foreign Policy since 1919
Helen O’Shea

Irish Traveller Women’s Identity and a Meta-physical Economy
Andrea Redmond

Disrupted Identities: Irish Emigrant Poetry in Nineteenth-century Canada
Katrin Urschel

“Grand Napoleons of the Realm of Print”? Filthy Lucre in J.G. Lockhart’s Life of Scott
Dan Wall

Writing the Borders: Fairies and Ambivalent National Identity in Andrew Lang’s The Gold of Fairnilee
Yuki Yoshino