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To not die of history

To not die of history

Smyth, Cherry (2019) To not die of history. The Long Poem magazine, Autumn (22).

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Abstract

This essay explores the legacy of the Irish Famine and the research and writing process behind Cherry Smyth's poetry collection Famished (2019). It examines particularly the legacy of trauma and shame from the dehumanising aspects of famine and British colonialism. It also details Smyth's collaboration with a musician and vocalist to present Famished as a live performance.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: famine, poetry, Ireland, British Colonialism, trauma, shame, lament, Irish Famine, poetry performance, interdisciplinary, music and poetry, feminism
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences > Department of Literature, Language & Theatre
Last Modified: 13 May 2020 17:38
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
Selected for GREAT 2019: None
Selected for REF2021: REF 3
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/28176

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