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Eascar agus Fás: the Early Poetry of Máirtín Ó Direáin

Sewell, Frank (2013) Eascar agus Fás: the Early Poetry of Máirtín Ó Direáin. Appletree Press. Belfast. 57 pp ISBN 978-1-84758-150-1 [Book (authored)]

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Abstract

Using post-structuralist and psychoanalytic literary theory (including Derrida, Lacan and Kristeva), this study explores Ó Direáin's early poetry as an expression of the desire for fixed subjecthood and a stable identity vis à vis the poet's growing realization that the 'self' is a 'de-centred' or split 'subject-in-process'. The analysis draws on Ó Direáin's prose writings, including Feamainn Bhealtaine ['Mayweed'].

Item Type:Book (authored)
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts > School of English and History
Faculty of Arts
Research Institutes and Groups:Irish and Celtic Studies Research Institute
ID Code:28305
Deposited By: Dr Frank Sewell
Deposited On:19 Dec 2013 14:24
Last Modified:19 Dec 2013 14:24

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