Journal Special Issue: Recessionary Imaginings: Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland and Contemporary Women’s Writing

“Recessionary Imaginings: Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland and Contemporary Women’s Writing,” the first of two special issues of LIT: Literature, Interpretation, Theory is out now, and includes 5 essays:

  • Claire Bracken and Tara Harney-Mahajan, “A Continuum of Irish Women’s Writing: Reflections on the Post-Celtic Tiger Era”
  • Mary Burke, “Claire Kilroy: An Overview and an Interview”
  • Mary McGlynn, “‘no difference between the different kinds of yesterday:’ The Neoliberal Present in The Green RoadThe Devil I Know, and The Lives of Women
  • Maggie O’Neill, “Transformative Tales for Recessionary Times: Emma Donoghue’s Room and Marian Keyes’ The Brightest Star in the Sky
  • Patrick Mullen, “Queer Possession and the Celtic Tiger: Affect and Economics in Belinda McKeon’s Tender

Lit: Literature Interpretation Theory: Vol 28, No 1