Home and Home/land in the Autofiction of Anna Moï and Dany Laferrière

By Maika Nguyen Attempting to Define ‘Home’ The word home often has positive connotations referring to shelter, rest, privacy and stability or permanence. It can denote a centralised, spatial location for family, and, as such, serves as a spatialised form of one’s interactions with close ones, developed over time. The home space, as conceived byContinue reading “Home and Home/land in the Autofiction of Anna Moï and Dany Laferrière”

Transnationalising the Irish Canon through Contemporary Feminist Psychoanalysis

By Lauren Cassidy Ireland has often been referred to as a nation of storytellers, and there is perhaps some validity to the claim. Throughout Irish canonical tradition, writers have consistently sought to evince the psychology of their nation; its culture; its idiosyncrasies; its identity. Although an island, Ireland has never been isolated. With a longContinue reading “Transnationalising the Irish Canon through Contemporary Feminist Psychoanalysis”