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Gendering the foreigner in Emer Martin’s Baby Zero
Wanda Balzano

wish to adhere to, and it simply doesn’t apply in the case of subjects who have no money and no access to wealthy lawyers’ (2000: 42). 236 Gendering the foreigner in Emer Martin’s Baby Zero Identity politics: limits of sisterhood and internal minorities For certain aspects, the emerging struggle of minority groups for equal rights and protection against discrimination in Ireland has its parallels in the feminist movement. In Repulsing Racism, which was published in the ground-breaking series of Lip pamphlets issued by the feminist Attic Press in the early 1990s

in Literary visions of multicultural Ireland
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Cultural credibility in America's Ireland - and Ireland's America
Tara Stubbs

/06/2013 17:11 Cultural credibility in America’s Ireland – and Ireland’s America 217  7 Diane Negra, ‘Irishness, innocence, and American identity politics before and after September 11’, in The Irish in Us: Irishness, Performativity, and Popular Culture, ed. Negra. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2006, pp. 354–71 (354).   8 Negra, introduction, The Irish in Us, pp. 1–19 (3).   9 Mary McGlynn, ‘New Irish New York: contemporary Irish constructions of New York City’, in Ireland and Transatlantic Poetics, ed. Brian Caraher and Robert Mahony. New Jersey: Rosemont

in American literature and Irish culture, 1910–55
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Whiskey, tea, and sympathy
Katherine O’Donnell

segregated, reviled, and alienated by even the Third World Irish State, they are the blacks’ blacks’ black. This is not a practice of empathy but a position from which to launch a ‘“reverse” discourse’ as Michel Foucault (1980: 101) might describe it: a language of identity politics used by the marginalised to speak back with pride against the shaming taxonomies and surveillance of the dominant, though in this case even the governing class are ‘niggers’. The stagnant Dublin of The Commitments is, at first glance, a world away from the Dublin of Keith Ridgway’s second novel

in Literary visions of multicultural Ireland