Gerardine Meaney

Standard Name: Meaney, Gerardine

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Family and Intimate relationships Emily Lawless
An inquest found that he had died by falling out of a window, and noted that he had been kept under restrait for some time. His Times obituary termed Lord Cloncurry's death an accident. Later...
Literary responses Katherine Cecil Thurston
More recently, critic Gerardine Meaney has argued that the novel is both unique in its exuberant gender play and unmatched in its depiction of Irish culture until Neil Jordan 's The Crying Game (a film...
Literary responses Emily Lawless
Recent critics have also praised Grania, often though not always attributing to it a progressive politics. Gerardine Meaney reads it as anything but proto-feminist, and as retrogressive
Meaney, Gerardine. “Decadence, Degeneration and Revolting Aesthetics: The Fiction of Emily Lawless and Katherine Cecil Thurston”. Colby Quarterly, No. 2, pp. 157 - 76.
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in its ideas on Irish land...
Literary responses Emily Lawless
Though it was never entirely forgotten, Lawless's writing did not fit the assumptions about what Irish literature should be
Hansson, Heidi. Emily Lawless 1845-1913: Writing the Interspace. Cork University Press, 2007.
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in the first half of the twentieth century, and she was largely excluded from the...
Literary responses Emily Lawless
More recently, critics have examined EL 's novels in the context of her feminism or proto-feminism (particularly Grania, discussed in articles by Gerardine Meaney , Elizabeth Grubgeld , and James M. Cahalan ), as...
Literary responses Katherine Cecil Thurston
The parallels with KCT 's own death moved from the realm of rumour and speculation to become literary scholarship in 1916 when the story was reported by Stephen Brown in Ireland in Fiction. It...
Textual Features Katherine Cecil Thurston
The novel returns to a central theme in KCT 's body of work, which by now had become a selling point for her: her focus on the prevalence of the masquerade, disguise, and the reinvention...
Textual Features Emily Lawless
Lawless paints an extremely vivid picture of the islanders' lives, of the omnipresent poverty and the harsh land on which they live. Grania's characterisation is particularly complex, as Gerardine Meaney notes: though she possess characteristics...
Textual Features Katherine Cecil Thurston
According to critic Gerardine Meaney , The Fly on the Wheel offers an exploration of the social and psychological restrictions on a young woman of independent mind in turn-of-the-century Irish society.
Meaney, Gerardine. “Decadence, Degeneration and Revolting Aesthetics: The Fiction of Emily Lawless and Katherine Cecil Thurston”. Colby Quarterly, No. 2, pp. 157 - 76.
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Set in KCT
Textual Production Eavan Boland
The other authors were Clodagh Corcoran , Helena Sheehan , Trudy Hayes , Ethna Viney , Ruth Riddick , Carol Coulter , Edna Longley , Gerardine Meaney , Maureen Gaffney , Margaret Ward , and Gretchen Fitzgerald .
Irish/Women’s Studies from Attic Press: A Dozen Lips.

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