Animals in Irish Literature and Culture

  • Kathryn Kirkpatrick
  • Borbála Faragó

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Animals and Literature book series (PSAAL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Introduction: Othering the Animal, Othering the Nation

  3. Hunting and Consuming Animals

  4. Gender, Sexuality, and Animals

  5. Challenging Habitats

  6. Unsettling Animals

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 259-270

About this book


Animals in Irish Literature and Culture spans the early modern period to the present, exploring colonial, post-colonial, and globalized manifestations of Ireland as country and state as well as the human animal and non-human animal migrations that challenge a variety of literal and cultural borders.


Irish Studies Animal Studies Irish Literature Critical Animal Studies Ecofeminism Ecocriticism Environmental Humanities culture early modern period ecology English literature gender poetry William Butler Yeats

Editors and affiliations

  • Kathryn Kirkpatrick
    • 1
  • Borbála Faragó
    • 2
  1. 1.Appalachian State UniversityUSA
  2. 2.St. Patrick’s CollegeDrumcondraIreland

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