Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 April 2017

298 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780190623982

Bookseller Code (06)


States of Desire

Wilde, Yeats, Joyce, and the Irish Experiment

Vicki Mahaffey

  • Constructs a narrative of Ireland's political and literary past
  • Argues that what people desire is fundamentally connected to how they write and read
  • Interweaves lives and writing of authors into a portrait of national imagination