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232 Pages | 5 black & white illustrations

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9781526136749

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Five Irish women

The second republic, 1960-2016

First Edition

Emer Nolan

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Provides a rich, distinctive and original analysis of Irish women's cultural achievements from the 1960s to the present
  • The subjects include two of Ireland>'s most celebrated novelists (O>'Brien and Enright), a radical political orator and activist (McAliskey), a journalist and best-selling autobiographer (O'Faolain) and Ireland's most famous female musician (O'Connor)
  • Offers the most comprehensive and scholarly treatment to date of the work of each of the five women
  • An academic work that is also politically engaged and accessibly written

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