Writing the ‘new Irish’ into Ireland’s old narratives
The poetry of Sinéad Morrissey, Leontia Flynn, Mary O’Malley, and Michael Hayes
in Literary visions of multicultural Ireland
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This chapter examined work by Sinéad Morrissey, Mary O'Malley, and Leontia Flynn, revealing how these female poets use their personal experiences of global mobility to achieve a better understanding of modern Irish multicultural society. The latter part of this chapter analyses Michael Hayes's daring attempt to record the daily life of asylum-seekers in ‘Survivor’ – Representations of the ‘New Irish, coauthored with the African artist Jean ‘Ryan’ Hakizimana. By placing his poems beside Hakizimana's paintings, Hayes opens up an intercultural dialogue between cultures and traditions which genuinely reflects the hybridisation and polyphony of Irish society nowadays.

Literary visions of multicultural Ireland

The immigrant in contemporary Irish literature

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