Vexing Motherhoods in Ireland and Abroad in Nuala Ní Chonchúir’s Mother America

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Aitor Ibarrola-Armendariz (2018)
  • Publisher: Asociación Española de Estudios Irlandeses
  • Journal: Estudios Irlandeses (issn: 1699-311X, eissn: 1699-311X)
  • Subject: Mother America | Short Stories | Motherhood | Nuala Ní Chonchúir | Unusual Motherhoods | Betrayed Wives | History of Great Britain | DA1-995 | Language and Literature | P

This article explores the difficulties of representing motherhood from a contemporary – and, allegedly, feminist – perspective in the collection of short stories Mother America (2012) by Irish author Nuala Ní Chonchúir. The stories in the volume include a whole typology... View more
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