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  • The Country and the City in the Irish Novel, 1922-51 

    O'NEILL, STEPHEN BERNARD (Trinity College Dublin. School of English. Discipline of English, 2018)
    This thesis investigates the representation of the country and the city in the Irish novel north and south after partition. The political success of both Irish nationalism and Ulster unionism were partly shaped by a popular ...
  • 'The word this worldes cause entriketh': Negotiating Fallen Signs in John Gower's Confessio Amantis 

    FLETCHER, CLARE (Trinity College Dublin. School of English. Discipline of English, 2018)
    This thesis argues that the Confessio Amantis is a study in the inadequacy of language and its constructs. It asserts that, like his fourteenth-century contemporary authors, Gower explores the mutable condition of language, ...
  • Envoy: A Review of Literature and Art and Post-War Irish Culture 

    LINNIE, CONOR (Trinity College Dublin. School of English. Discipline of English, 2018)
    This thesis examines the Irish literary and visual art magazine Envoy: A Review of Literature and Art (1949-1951). It establishes the magazine as a key post-war site of transnational aspiration and activity at the beginning ...
  • Closed Spaces: Beckett and Confinement 

    LITTLE, JAMES (Trinity College Dublin. School of English. Discipline of English, 2017)
    This thesis is the first sustained study of Samuel Beckett?s career-long engagement with confinement, examining both his use of institutions of coercive confinement as well as the function of the closed spaces of his later ...
  • Food and Power in Roald Dahl's Children's Fiction 

    Trieu, Jennifer (Trinity College Dublin. School of English. Discipline of English, 2017)
    Food and Power in Roald Dahl's Children's Fiction Jennifer Trieu Trinity College Dublin 2017 Abstract This thesis examines the representation of food and power in Roald Dahl?s children?s fiction written between ...

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