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- PublisherContinuum Publishing Corporation
- Date of Publication01/07/2014
- GenreLiterary Criticism
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintContinuum Publishing Corporation
- Content Note8 halftone illus
- Weight333 g
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Edited byJulian Murphet,Ronan McDonald,Sascha Morrell
- Format DetailsHardback (stationery)
- Table Of ContentsAcknowledgements Contributors Introduction Ronan McDonald, University of New South Wales, Australia and Julian Murphet, University of New South Wales, Australia Chapter 1 Making Evil, with Flann O'Brien Sean Pryor, University of New South Wales, Australia Chapter 2 Mythomaniac modernism: lying and bullshit in Flann O'Brien John Attridge, University of New South Wales, Australia Chapter 3 `The outward accidents of illusion': O'Brien and the Theatrical Stefan Solomon, University of Sydney, Australia Chapter 4 The Ghost of `Poor Jimmy Joyce': A Portrait of the Artist as a Reluctant Modernist Stephen Abblitt, La Trobe University, Australia Chapter 5 `Do You Know What I'm Going to Tell You?': Flann O'Brien, Risibility and the Anxiety of Influence David Kelly, University of Sydney, Australia Chapter 6 An Beal Bocht, Translation and the Proper Name Maebh Long, University of the South Pacific, Fiji Chapter 7 Ploughmen Without Land: Flann O'Brien and Patrick Kavanagh Joseph Brooker, University of London, United Kingdom Chapter 8 Flann O'Brien's Ulysses: Marginalia and the Modernist Mind Dirk Van Hulle, University of Antwerp, Belgium Chapter 9 `Truth is an Odd Number': Flann O'Brien and Infinite Imperfection Baylee Brits, University of New South Wales, Australia Chapter 10 `An astonishing parade of nullity': Nihilism in The Third Policeman Ronan McDonald, University of New South Wales, Australia Chapter 11 Flann O'Brien and Modern Character Julian Murphet, University of New South Wales, Australia Chapter 12 `No unauthorized boozing': Flann O'Brien and the Thirsty Muse Sam Dickson Chapter 13 Soft drink, hard drink, and literary (re)production in Flann O'Brien and Frank Moorhouse Sascha Morrell, University of New England, Australia Chapter 14 Flann O'Brien's Aestho-Autogamy Mark Steven, University of New South Wales, Australia Chapter 15 Modernist Wheelmen Mark Byron, University of Sydney, Australia
- Author BiographyJulian Murphet is Professor of Modern Film and Literature at the University of New South Wales, Australia. He is the author of Multimedia Modernism (2009), Literature and Race in Los Angeles (2001), co-author of Narrative and Media (2005), and co-editor of Literature and Visual Technologies (2003). Ronan McDonald holds the Australian Ireland Fund Chair in Modern Irish Studies and is Director of the Global Irish Studies Centre at the University of New South Wales, Australia. His recent publications include Tragedy and Irish Literature: Synge, O'Casey, Beckett (2002), The Cambridge Introduction to Samuel Beckett (2006), and a special issue of the Yearbook of English Studies (2005) on 'Irish Writing since 1950'. Sascha Morrell is Lecturer in English Literature at the University of New England, Australia. She studied at the University of Cambridge and has broad interests in 19th and early-20th Century American, British and 'Antipodean' literatures.
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