Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Uneasy Subjects: Postcolonialism and Scottish Gaelic Poetry
Foyalty 206

Uneasy Subjects: Postcolonialism and Scottish Gaelic Poetry (Hardback)

£68.00
To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

Scottish and "Celtic fringe" postcolonialism has caused much controversy and unease in literary studies. Can the non-English territories and peoples of the British Isles, faced with centuries of English hegemony, be meaningfully compared to former overseas colonies? This book is the first comprehensive study of this topic which offers an in-depth study of Gaelic literature. It investigates the complex interplay between Celticity, Gaeldom, Scottish and British national identity, and international colonial and postcolonial discourse. It situates post/colonial elements in Gaelic poetry within a wider context, showing how they intersect with socio-historical and political issues, anglophone literature and the media.

Highlighting the centrality of Celticity as an archetypal construct in colonial discourses ancient and modern, this volume traces post/colonial themes and strategies in Gaelic poetry from the Middle Ages to the present. Central themes include the uneasy position of Gaels as subjects of the Scottish or British state, and as both intra-British colonised and overseas colonisers. Aiming to promote interdisciplinary dialogue, it is of interest for scholars and students of Scottish Studies, Gaelic and English literature, and international Postcolonial Studies.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: poetry & poets Publisher: Brill Publication Date: 01/01/2011 ISBN-13: 9789042033580  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.  

Silke Stroh studied English and Gaelic at the Universities of Aberdeen and Frankfurt; and is currently Assistant Professor of English, Postcolonial and Media Studies at the University of Munster (Germany). She has published on postcolonial theory; interdisciplinary and comparative postcolonial criticism; national identities in the British Isles; as well as anglophone Scottish, Asian British, African and Canadian literature. Other research interests include diaspora studies and colonial settler cultures.

More books by Silke Stroh

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Nano Nagle: The Life and the Legacy
(Hardback)
Deirdre Raftery
 
 
£24.99
 
Emily Dickinson as a Second Language:...
(Paperback)
Greg Mattingly; Cindy Dickinson
 
 
£41.50
 
Hallaj: Poems of a Sufi Martyr
(Paperback)
Husayn ibn Mansur Hallaj
 
 
£19.95
 
Poetics and Praxis
(Paperback)
Howard W. Scott; Rossell Broc
 
 
£87.95
 
© W&G Foyle Ltd
Foyles uses cookies to help ensure your experience on our site is the best possible. Click here if you’d like to find out more about the types of cookies we use.
Accept and Close