Essays in Irish biography.

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This volume of more than twenty essays reflects the intersections between biography, autobiography and literature. Several pieces focus upon the contentious sub-genre of literary biography, while others examine the autobiographical threads that are detachable in literary writing and a variety of other forms.

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Gish Jen’s “Who’s Irish” tells the story of a sixty-eight-year-old Chinese immigrant and her struggle to accept other cultures different from her own. The protagonist has been living in the United States for a while but she is still critical of other cultures and ethnicities, such as her son.We Irish: essays on Irish literature and society User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Of the 29 essays, lectures, and book reviews gathered here, 3 are new; the rest first appeared elsewhere, mainly in. Marianne Elliott: top 10 Irish history books which won the Irish Independent/Irish Life prize for biography.

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