Memory Ireland: Diaspora and Memory Practices, Volume 2 by Oona Frawley

By Oona Frawley

within the moment quantity of a sequence that might finally comprise 4, the authors examine Irish diasporic reminiscence and reminiscence practices. whereas the Irish diaspora has develop into the topic of a variety of scholar­ship, there was little paintings keen on its dating to reminiscence. the 1st half the amount asks how diasporic reminiscence features in dif­ferent areas and occasions, and what kinds it takes on. As an island kingdom with a background of emigration, eire has built a wealthy diasporic cultural reminiscence, person who attracts on a number of traditions and his­toriographies of either "home" and "away." local traditions are usually not imported wholesale, yet as a substitute increase their very own curious hybridity, reflecting the character of emigrant reminiscence that absorbs new methods of considering domestic. How do immigrants bear in mind their place of origin? How do descendants of immigrants "remem­ber" a land they infrequently stopover at? How does diasporic reminiscence go through households, and the way is it represented in cultural types equivalent to literature, gala's, and souvenirs?

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