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    ‘Ransack the histories’: Gay Men, Liberation and the Politics of Literary Style

    Cronin, Michael (2022) ‘Ransack the histories’: Gay Men, Liberation and the Politics of Literary Style. Review of Irish Studies in Europe, 5 (1). pp. 73-88. ISSN 2398-7685

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    n Queer Fictions of the Past, Scott Bravmann argued that ‘lesbian and gay historical self-representations –queer fictions of the past –help construct, maintain and contest identities –queer fictions of the present.’2In this essay, I test the applicability of this argument to Irish writing and, more specifically, to three examples of twenty-first century writing engaging imaginatively with the twentieth-century history of gay men’s lives in Ireland

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Ransack the histories’; Gay Men; Liberation; Politics; Literary Style;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Arts & Humanities > School of English, Media & Theatre Studies > English
    Item ID: 17708
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    Depositing User: Michael Cronin
    Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2023 13:58
    Journal or Publication Title: Review of Irish Studies in Europe
    Publisher: European Federation for Associations and Centres of Irish Studies
    Refereed: Yes
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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