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Kate O"Brien and the fiction of identity

Aintzane Legarreta Mentxaka

Kate O"Brien and the fiction of identity

sex, art and politics in Mary Lavelle and other writings

by Aintzane Legarreta Mentxaka

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, NC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sex role in literature,
  • Politics in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-268) and index.

    StatementAintzane Legarreta Mentxaka
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6029.B65 M355 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 283 p. ;
    Number of Pages283
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25075458M
    ISBN 109780786448739
    LC Control Number2010052798

    Aintzane L. Mentxaka's book, dedicated to Irish allegorist writer Kate O'Brien (), reads like a challenging detective story, scholarly, yet unpredictable and sparkling with great spirits.   Mary Lavelle, a beautiful young Irish woman, travels to Spain to see some of the world before marrying her steadfast fiance John. But despite the enchanting surroundings and her three charming charges, life as governess to the wealthy Areavaga family is lonely and she is homesick. Then comes the arrival of the family's handsome, passionate - and married - son Juanito and Mary's 5/5(1).

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She is the author of the monographs The Postcolonial Traveller: Kate O’Brien and the Basques (), and Kate O’Brien and the Fiction of Identity (). Mentxaka is a former ‘Government of Ireland’ post-doctoral fellow with the National University of Ireland, and twice fellow with the Irish Research Council.

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