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Modernism, Ireland and the Erotics of Memory

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  • Date Published: December 2004
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  • isbn: 9780511058745

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  • In Modernism, Ireland and the Erotics of Memory Nicholas Miller re-examines memory and its role in modern Irish culture. Arguing that a continuous renegotiation of memory is characteristic of Irish modernist writing, Miller investigates a series of case-studies in modern Irish historical imagination. He reassesses Ireland's self-construction through external or 'foreign' discourses such as the cinema, and proposes readings of Yeats and Joyce as 'counter-memorialists'. Combining theoretical and historical approaches, Miller shows how the modernist handling of history transforms both memory and the story of the past by highlighting readers' investments in histories that are produced, specifically and concretely, through local acts of reading. This original study will attract scholars of Modernism, Irish studies, film and literary theory.

    • Reconceptualizes 'modernism' and the 'modern'
    • Offers a new understanding of Ireland's historical and cultural identity
    • Will be of interest to literary and cultural historians as well as Irish studies scholars
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    '… an impressively wide-ranging book.' Irish Review

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    • Date Published: December 2004
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9780511058745
    • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • Table of Contents

    List of illustrations
    Acknowledgments
    Introduction. All history is local: Modernism and the question of memory in a global Ireland
    Part I. The Erotics of Memory:
    1. Lethal histories: memory-work and the text of the past
    2. A Pisgah sight of history: critical authority and the promise of memory
    3. A reservation under the name of Joyce: Rossellini's Viaggio in Italia and the symptom
    Part II. The Spectacles of History:
    4. The birth of a nation: Irish nationalism and the technology of memory, 1891–1921
    5. Fighting the waves: Yeats, Cuchulain and the lethal histories of 'Romantic Ireland'
    6. Joyce's erotics of memory: temporal anamorphosis in Finnegans Wake
    Afterword. The ends of memory and the ex-sistence of Ireland.

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    Nicholas Andrew Miller, Loyola College, Maryland

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