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2018 Volume 17 – Number 1

2018 Volume 17 – Number 1

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Acknowledgements

Margaret O’Neill and Michaela Schrage-Früh
Introduction: Women and Ageing in Irish Writing, Drama and Film
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Margaret Mills Harper
The Problem of Crazy Jane
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Katarzyna Ostalska
‘What will I do / When I am too old / for such love songs?’: Desire and Midlife Sexuality in Contemporary Irish Women’s Poetry
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Eileen Casey
The Ageing Woman: From Grave (Bone) to Cradle (Blossom)
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Michaela Schrage-Früh
Reimagining the Fourth Age: The Ageing Mother in the Poetry of Mary Dorcey and Paul Durcan
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Brenda O’Connell
Samuel Beckett’s ‘Hysterical Old Hags’: The Sexual Politics of Female Ageing in All That Fall and Not I
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Mária Kurdi
‘Old women interfere with my sense of myself’: Attitudes to Female Age and Ageing in the Midlands Trilogy and Marble by Marina Carr
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Anne Fogarty
‘Someone whose kindness did not matter’: Femininity and Ageing in Anne Enright’s The Green Road
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Elke D’hoker
Experiences of Ageing in Short Stories by Irish Women Writers
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Margaret O’Neill
Kate O’Brien: A Portrait of the Author in Older Age
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Luz Mar González-Arias
Ageing Iconography: Non-normative Representations of the Irish Maternal Body
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