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Posthuman Space in Samuel Beckett's Short Prose

Boulter, Jonathan
Jonathan Boulter offers the reader a way of understanding Beckett's presentation of the human, more precisely, posthuman, subject in his short prose.

Transgender and the Literary Imagination: Changing Gender in Twentieth-Century Writing

Carroll, Rachel
Transgender and the Literary Imagination is the first full length study to revisit twentieth century narratives and their afterlives, examining the extent to which they have reflected, shaped or transformed changing understandings of gender.

Elizabeth Bowen's Psychoanalytic Fiction

Coulson, Victoria
This book provides a new account of Bowen's fiction that highlights in particular the force and originality of Bowen's virtually psychoanalytic thinking about development, sexuality and gender.

Novel Sensations: Modernist Fiction and the Problem of Qualia

Day, Jon
Concentrating on the work of four major modernist authors - Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, Wyndham Lewis and Samuel Beckett - this book examines the close links between modernist literature and the philosophy of mind..

The Edinburgh Companion to Irish Modernism

Ellmann, Maud
Redefines Irish modernism as resistance to religious, sociopolitical and aesthetic orthodoxies.

Sonic Modernity: Representing Sound in Literature, Culture and the Arts

Halliday, Sam
Drawing on a wealth of texts and thinkers, the book shows the distinctive nature of sonic cultures in modernity.

Beckett Beyond The Normal

Kennedy, Sean

Irish Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion

Killeen, Jarlath
A thorough account of the engagements with the Gothic mode by Irish artists from the eighteenth century to today.

Atlas of the Hillforts of Britain and Ireland

Lock, Gary
This book provides the first comprehensive series of maps of the hillforts of Britain and Ireland, with accompanying commentaries and broader overviews which interpret the survival and detection of this evidence in its later prehistoric and early historic contexts.

The Phonological Origins of Mid-Ulster English: Language and Dialect Contact in Ireland

Maguire, Warren
Warren Maguire examines Mid-Ulster English as a key case of new dialect formation, considering the roles of language shift and dialect contact in its phonological development.

Outlaws and Spies: Legal Exclusion in Law and Literature

McCarthy, Conor
Conor McCarthy shows how outlaw literature and espionage literature critique the use of legal exclusion as a means of supporting state power. Texts discussed range from the medieval Robin Hood ballads, Shakespeare's history plays and the Ned Kelly story to John le Carre, Don DeLillo, Ciaran Carson and William Gibson.

The Speech-Gesture Complex: Modernism, Theatre, Cinema

Paraskeva, Anthony
A study that examines the representation of gesture in modernist writing, performance and cinema. It provides close readings of major and neglected work by Kafka, Joyce, Henry James, Wyndham Lewis, Nabokov and Beckett, revealing their complex relations with both theatre and cinema.