Literature, partition and the nation-state : culture and conflict in Ireland, Israel and Palestine

Cleary, Joe (Joseph N.)

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  • Creator Joe Cleary
  • Format Books
  • Publication Oxford U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
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  • Physical Details
    • xii, 259 pages ; 22 cm
  • ISBNs 0521651506, 9780521651509, 0521657326, 9780521657327
  • OCLC ocm47182419


  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 226-250) and index.


  • Ireland, Palestine and the antinomies of self-determination in 'the badlands of modernity' -- Estranged states: national literatures, modernity and tradition, and the elaboration of partitionist identities -- 'Fork-tongued on the border bit': partition and the politics of form in contemporary narratives of the Northern Irish conflict -- Agonies of the potentates: journeys to the frontier in the novels of Amos Oz -- The meaning of disaster: the novel and the stateless nation in Ghassan Kanafani's Men in the Sun
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