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Irish Cosmopolitanism: Location and Dislocation in James Joyce, Elizabeth Bowen, and Samuel Beckett

Nels Pearson

Abstract

Irish Cosmopolitanism contributes to current reexaminations of modernism’s historical and geographic contexts. Distinct from other studies, it focuses exclusively on Irish expatriates in Europe and considers the novelist Elizabeth Bowen equally alongside James Joyce and Samuel Beckett. The book breaks new ground by interpreting Irish expatriate modernism through the lens of recent, alternative theories of cosmopolitanism and critical approaches to global democracy, also known as “cosmopolitics.” Pushing beyond prevailing tendencies to read Irish modernism as either international or postcolonia ... More

Keywords: Irish literature, modernism, internationalism, cosmopolitanism, James Joyce, Elizabeth Bowen, Samuel Beckett, postcolonial studies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780813060521
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813060521.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nels Pearson, author
Fairfield University