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Kate O’Brien and Spanish Literary Culture

Jane Davison

Hardcover $55.00L    |    978-0-8156-3547-5    |    2017

Paper $24.95s    |    978-0-8156-3535-2    |    2017

ebook 978-0-8156-5413-1

Traces the literary influence of three Spanish writers on Kate O’Brien’s work.

"This important study reveals Spain as a significant locus of creative disinhibition and resistance for Kate O’Brien. Her lifelong fascination with Spanish literary culture granted an oblique way of subverting the conservative Catholic social and cultural imperatives of the Irish Free State. Davison convincingly situates O’Brien within a tradition of feminist dissidence, making a vital contribution to ongoing discussions about the significance of gender and sexuality to Irish national identity." —Katherine Mullin, University of Leeds

"This is a book of real importance, providing a fresh and original reading of a central theme within Kate O’Brien’s writings."—Eibhear Walshe, author of Kate O’Brien: A Writing Life

  Kate OBrien and Spanish Literary Culture

  Jane Davison received her PhD from the University of Liverpool. Her research interests include Irish women’s writing, travel writing, and literary modernism.

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6 x 9, 216 pages, 3 b/w illustrations, notes, bibliography, index

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