Palgrave Studies in Animals and Literature

Animals in Irish Literature and Culture

Authors: Kirkpatrick, Kathryn, Faragó, Borbála

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  • Animals in Irish Literature and Culture spans the early modern period to the present, exploring colonial, post-colonial, and globalized manifestations of Ireland as country and state as well as the human animal and non-human animal migrations that challenge a variety of literal and cultural borders.

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Animals in Irish Literature and Culture spans the early modern period to the present, exploring colonial, post-colonial, and globalized manifestations of Ireland as country and state as well as the human animal and non-human animal migrations that challenge a variety of literal and cultural borders.

About the authors

Lucy Collins, University College Dublin, Ireland Christine Cusick, Seton Hill University, USA Jeanne Dubino, Appalachian State University, USA Borbála Faragó St Patrick's College, Drumcondra, Ireland Luz Mar González-Arias University of Oviedo, Spain Tom Herron, Leeds Beckett University, UK Kathryn Kirkpatrick, Appalachian State University, USA Sarah O'Connor, University of Toronto, USA Katarzyna Poloczek, University of Lodz, Poland. Donna L. Potts, Washington State University, USA Maria Pramaggiore, National University of Ireland Maynooth, Ireland Andrew Smyth, Southern Connecticut State University, USA Amanda Sperry, Georgia State University, USA Sarah L. Townsend, University of South Dakota, USA Liam Young, University of Alberta, USA

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“It begins to fill in the gaps, through a plethora of diverse voices on diverse topics, that would be found in any burgeoning field of study. It paves the way for new and further considerations of the intersection between Irish Studies and animal studies … . Animals in Irish Literature and Culture conveys the urgency with which we might adopt an animal studies perspective in Irish Studies … .” (Nathaniel Myers, Humanimalia, depauw.edu, Vol. 9 (1), 2017)

“This timely collection breaks new ground by carving out a space for an Irish animal studies. … is a project to be applauded for its scope and ambition and it is an invaluable text book for those with an interest in animal studies, ecocriticism, Irish literature and culture. … The volume charts new ground in its aim to break down the binary between human and nonhuman animals and opens up exciting new avenues for further research … .” (Dr. Anna Pilz, Liverpool Postgraduate Journal of Irish Studies, Vol. 1, February, 2016)

“Kirkpatrick’s introduction provides a fantastic overview to the field of animal studies and the intersection of animal studies with Irish literature and culture … . this is a fantastic collection of essays and will be immensely intriguing and useful to all with interests in animal studies, ecocriticism and Irish Literature.” (Alison Lacivita, Green Letters, Vol. 20 (3), 2016)

“Kirkpatrick and Farago’s volume – which deserves special praise for its combination of established and emerging scholars, as well as their international range – marks an important addition to the field, and will inspire a broad scope of responses and further developments.” (Timothy C. Baker, Irish Studies Review, 2015)



"This is a fascinating and wide-ranging collection of essays that contributes strongly to the field of literary animal studies. It is one of those rare collections that combines historical with theoretical acumen. It is a particular joy to see Irish poetry treated with such reverence and sophistication in essay after essay." Dr Chris Danta, Senior Lecturer in English, University of New South Wales, Australia

Table of contents (17 chapters)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Animals in Irish Literature and Culture
Authors
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in Animals and Literature
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-43480-7
DOI
10.1057/9781137434807
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-43479-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-68316-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 270
Number of Illustrations
8 b/w illustrations
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