Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2015

235 Pages

8.5 x 5.5 inches

ISBN: 9780719088537

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The Judas kiss

Treason and betrayal in six modern Irish novels

First Edition

Gerry Smyth

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Now available in paperback
  • Deploys a sophisticated methodology that is both comparative and interdisciplinary
  • Enhances appreciation of the various factors that have influenced the scope and structure of life in modern Ireland
  • Focuses on some of the most original and creative writers to have engaged with the emergence of modern Irish society
  • Identifies points of contact and overlap between a range of cultural, political, economic and social practices
  • Improves understanding of the formal and conceptual characteristics in the field of modern Irish fiction