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Erotic Deterritorialization in the Traveller Fiction of Liam O’Flaherty and Éilís Ní Dhuibhne

authors as diverse as Liam O’Flaherty and Éilís Ní Dhuibhne (whose writings neatly traverse this historical period) examine the myths and social policies that have sought to either exoticize these nomadic peoples as “tinkers” or categorize them in sociological terms as “itinerants.”[1] For both authors, the traveling life challenges identity defined by that which is rooted in the ownership and firm possession of the land and is bound by fixed notions of gender and sexuality. While Vivian Mercier is certainly correct in his assessment that O’Flaherty’s “true subject” is the “relationship between Man and Nature,” he fails to mention that the author interrogates both the universal category of “man” and the gendering of nature as female.[2] O’Flaherty’s tinker, who possesses androgynous characteristics

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Seoladh ‘Dúil’ le Liam Ó Flaithearta

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‘Dúil & Scéalta Eile’ agus an dráma ‘Dorchadas’ le Liam Ó Flaithearta le seoladh ag Scoil Samhraidh Liam & Tom Ó Flaithearta in Árainn.

Tá an sár-leabhar Dúil agus Scéalta Eile le Liam Ó Flaithearta a d’fhoilsigh Sáirséal & Dill den chéaduair i 1953, curtha i gcló arís ag Cló Iar-Chonnacht. Sheol Fionnghuala Ní Choncheanainn an t-athchló ag an gcéad scoil samhraidh de chuid Cumann Liam & Tom Ó Flaithearta ar an Satharn, 24 Lúnasa i Kilmurvey House, Cill Mhuirbhigh, Árainn.

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