'That heartbroken island of incestuous hatred': Famine and family in Joseph O'Connor's Star of the Sea
AffiliationUniversity of Chester
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AbstractJoseph O’Connor’s Star of the Sea (2002), uses an extended family – the Merridiths, Duanes and Mulveys – crossing class, religious, cultural, ethnic and political divides, to explore the failure of personal, local, national and international networks to save vulnerable individuals during the Great Famine of 1845-52.
CitationIn M-L. Kohlke, & C. Gutleben (Eds.), Neo-Victorian families: Gender, sexual and cultural politics (pp. 321-341). Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi, 2011)
DescriptionThis is the author's post-refereed, pre-print version of an article published by Rodopi, 2011, reproduced with kind permission from Koninklijke Brill.
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