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Book review: Flight

Devlin-Glass, Frances 2014, Book review: Flight, Australasian journal of Irish studies, vol. 14, pp. 130-133.

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Title Book review: Flight
Author(s) Devlin-Glass, Frances
Journal name Australasian journal of Irish studies
Volume number 14
Start page 130
End page 133
Total pages 4
Publisher Murdoch University
Place of publication Murdoch, W.A.
Publication date 2014-12
ISSN 1837-1094
Summary ‘Flight’ is the perfect metaphor for Frawley’s new-breed globalizing Irish emigrés and immigrés. Like everything about this novel, the epigraph, a dictionary definition, riffs on what flight might mean. The novel thoughtfully, deftly, interlaces a series of flights—to and from Ireland. Ireland has typically been a place of mass export of population, until the advent of the Celtic Tiger, or perhaps a decade or two before it began to rear up, and this novel set around 2004 but moving much further back in time, takes up issues of migration and refugees that became pressing in the prosperous years.
Language eng
Field of Research 190402 Creative Writing (incl Playwriting)
Socio Economic Objective 970119 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of the Creative Arts and Writing
HERDC Research category C4 Letter or note
ERA Research output type X Not reportable
Copyright notice ©2014, Murdoch University
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30088532

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Communication and Creative Arts
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