Description - Irish Postmodernisms and Popular Culture by Wanda Balzano
This collection explores popular culture in Ireland and Ireland in popular culture, from Fanfic to Orange Parades; from boybands to the Blessed Virgin Mary; from celebrity tourism to the Gaelic Athletic Association. The essays examine local and global Irishness, focusing on how gender, sexuality and race shape Irish 'postmodernity'.
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Author Biography - Wanda Balzano
WANDA BALZANO is Director of the Women's and Gender Studies Program at Wake Forest University, USA. She has published essays on Beckett, Joyce, Irish women's writing in theory, religion, art, and film, and she has co-edited the special issue of The Irish Review on 'Feminisms'. ANNE MULHALL is AHRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow for the Women in Irish Culture Project, based at University College, Dublin, Republic of Ireland. Her research focuses on critical theory, particularly feminist and queer theory, popular culture, women's writing in Ireland, and seventeenth-century literature