Edited By Eamon Maher
This collection of essays, largely the fruit of two workshops organised under the auspices of the Humanities Institute of Ireland at University College Dublin and the National Centre for Franco-Irish Studies in the Institute of Technology, Tallaght, explores how globalisation has taken such a firm hold on Irish society and provides a cultural perspective on the phenomenon. The book is divided into two sections. The first examines various manifestations of globalisation in Irish society whereas the second focuses on literary representations of globalisation. The contributors, acknowledged experts in the areas of cultural theory, religion, sociology and literature, offer a panoply of viewpoints of Ireland’s interaction with globalisation.
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7. Contemporary Irish Fiction and the Transnational Imaginary Anne Fogarty Globalisation is an increasingly vexed phenomenon, even as it has become a pervasive and ineradicable aspect of twenty-first-century existence. Prior to the economic downtu...
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