The Feminization of Famine Representations of Women in Famine Naratives (Literary Criticism) by Margaret Kelleher

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Published by Cork University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Famine,
  • Literary studies: 19th century,
  • Women"s studies,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Europe - Ireland,
  • Women"s Studies - History,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12044434M
ISBN 101859180779
ISBN 109781859180778

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The Feminization of Famine examines these representations, exploring, in particular, the literature arising from the Irish "Great Famine" of the s and the Bengali famine of the s. Kelleher illuminates recurring motifs: the prevalence of mother and child images, the scrutiny of women’s starved bodies, and the reliance on the female figure to express the largely "inexpressible" reality of Cited by:   The Feminization of Famine examines these representations, exploring, in particular, the literature arising from the Irish "Great Famine" of the s and the Bengali famine of the s.

Kelleher illuminates recurring motifs: the prevalence of mother and child images, the scrutiny of women’s starved bodies, and the reliance on the female figure to express the largely "inexpressible" reality of Author: Margaret Kelleher.

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The Feminization of Famine examines these representations, exploring, in particular, the literature arising from the Irish "Great Famine" of the s and the Bengali famine of the s. Kelleher illuminates recurring motifs: the prevalence of mother and child images, the scrutiny of women’s starved bodies, and the reliance on the female figure to express the largely "inexpressible" reality of : Margaret Kelleher.

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During the Incredible Famine not only local literati in Shanxi but also Chinese journalists and philanthropists in treaty-port Shanghai engaged in what Margaret Kelleher calls a “feminization of famine,” or the representation of famine and its effects through images of women.

2 Irish people were losing interest in the Famine by Coverage of the Famine in newspapers in County Waterford effectively ceased from June see Broderick, Eugene, ‘ The Famine in Waterford as reported in the local newspapers ’ in The Famine in Waterford, – Teacht na bprátaídubha.

Edited by Cowman, Des and Brady, Donald. In Ireland’s Great Famine and Popular Politics. Edited by Enda Delaney and Breandán Mac Suibhne. London: Routledge, E-mail Citation» This essay charts how 19th-century Famine literature engaged with the discourses of popular politics.

Kelleher, Margaret. The Feminization of Famine: Expressions of the Inexpressible. On the contrary, Kelleher has argued precisely this point The Feminization of Famine book the years, and her book The Feminization of Famine (Cork, ) (which Fegan chooses to ignore in this context) ends by concluding.

“ The Construction of the Memory of the Famine in Ireland and the Irish Diaspora, –” éire-Ireland & 2 (Spring/Summer, ): 26 – Donnelly James S. “ Irish Property Must Pay for Irish Poverty': British Public Opinion and the Great Irish Famine.” “Fearful Realities”: New Perspectives on the Famine.

This book takes a major step toward advancing our understanding of the Great Hunger. Christine Kinealy is Director of Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute at Quinnipiac University. Jason King is Irish Research Council Postdoctoral Research Fellow, National University of Ireland, Galway and Ciarán Reilly is a Research Fellow, Centre for the Study.

The Feminization of Famine is a unique study of the tradition of female representations in famine literature, from nineteenth-century accounts of the Irish famine to the present day. It examines the many novels and short stories written about the Irish famine over the last years, from the novels of William Carleton, Anthony Trollope and Maria Edgeworth through to the writings of Liam O'Flaherty and John Banville.

Today the feminization of famine, by highlighting women as its main victims, is commonplace. Yet most of the evidence suggests that males are more likely to perish during famines than females. He includes a brief survey of famines in places such as Ireland, Iceland, India, Russia, China, and Greece.

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The “Feminization of Famine” and the Feminization of Nationalism 9. 4 Margaret Kelleher, The Feminization of Famine: Expressions of the Inexpressible?, (Cork, ). 5 Desmond Keenan, The Catholic Church in Nineteenth Century Ireland, (Dublin, ).

Antonia McManus, The Irish Hedge School and Its Books,(Dublin, ). Chris Morash, Writing the Irish Famine, (Oxford, ). Her books include the two volume Cambridge History of Irish Literature (), The Feminization of Famine (published by Duke UP and Cork UP, ), Gender Perspectives in Nineteenth-Century Ireland (), Nineteenth-Century Ireland () and Ireland and Quebec: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on History, Culture and Society ().

The book challenges perceived wisdom about the causes of famine and analyzes the worst cases of recent years – including close analysis of food scarcity in North Korea, Ethiopia, Sudan and Malawi and less well known cases in Madagascar, Iraq and Bosnia.

This book examines the climatic and economic origins of the last national famine to occur in Scotland, the nature and extent of the crisis which ensued, and what the impact of the famine was upon the population in demographic, economic and social terms.

Among all the observers of the Incredible Famine, it was Chinese philanthropists and journalists in Shanghai and other cities in the wealthy Jiangnan region whose perspectives on the disaster were most significantly shaped by cross-cultural conversation. In their concerted effort to limit the famine's pernicious effects, influential members of the Jiangnan elite drew ideas not only from.

The Feminization of Famine: Representation of Women in Famine Narrative. Duke University Press, Duke University Press, ‘The Female Gaze: Asenath Nicholson’s Famine Narrative’, pp.

in Chris MORASH and Richard HAYES (eds), Fearful Realities: New Perspectives on the Famine. The "feminization of famine" and the feminization of nationalism Eating culture: cannibalism and the semiotics of starvation, Epilogue: New tears for new times; the famine revisited.

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Japan: 2, Famine in England, 20, died in London alone [citation needed] England: 20, – Famine in Italy, Spain, Portugal and England: Europe: The Largest Amount of Good is the first full account of Quaker relief operations in Ireland and of the evolution of the Quakers' thinking on the purposes and limitations of philanthropy and the responsibility of the state in disaster.

Helen Hatton describes how the Quakers rejected orthodox economic and philanthropic theory and, without seeking profit for themselves, provided grants and. Margaret Kelleher has 12 books on Goodreads with ratings. Margaret Kelleher’s most popular book is So You Think You're Irish.

interesting book even more useful. Kelleher's central argument, defined in her first chapter, concerns the gendering of famine images. In an extensive survey of eye-witness reports, Kelleher demonstrates that famine is figured in the feminine: despite public perception that more men die in famines than women (a.

A famine exists when large numbers of people cannot get enough food for long periods of time. People in a famine may die from starvation or disease. There have. This article attempts to complicate our understanding of the trajectory of humanitarian photodocumentation by considering the famine photographs of WW Hooper and Sunil Janah taken during the s Madras famine and the s Bengal famine, respectively.

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Beijing: Sanlian Publishing House,pp. “The ‘Feminization of Famine,’ The Feminization of Nationalism: Famine and Social Activism in Treaty-port Shanghai, ” Social History (November ): Originally published in as part of the Pitt Press Series, this book contains the Latin text of the 27th book of the monumental history of Rome by Titus Livius, which deals with Roman advances against Punic forces in Italy.

The Iranian government put the famine’s blame on the British, a matter which is disputed. Mohammad Gholi Majd, a Princeton University Professor, wrote about the catastrophe in his book The Great Famine and Genocide in Persia.

Majd described the famine using British and Persian sources in addition to U.S. State Department records. This multi-layered history of a horrific famine that took place in late-nineteenth-century China focuses on cultural responses to trauma. The massive drought/famine that killed at least ten million people in north China during the late s remains one of China's most severe disasters and provides a vivid window through which to study the social side of a nation's tragedy.

Kathryn Edgerton. American history books, and, American literature in general, have until very recently reflected a less-than-distinct sense of the Irish Famine. 1 In part, the American reluctance to deal with the Famine may be tied to the fact that the displaced Irish who arrived at United States ports, or who came down later from the St.

Lawrence region, arrived in a nation flushed with expansionist optimism. User Review - Flag as inappropriate Bhabani Bhattacharya is a great writer in whose short stories there is a suspense which is sustained till the end of the s: 1.Margaret Kelleher is Professor and Chair of Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama at University College Dublin.

Her books include The Feminization of Famine (published by Duke UP and Cork UP, ), The Cambridge History of Irish Literature (), co-edited with Philip O'Leary, and Ireland and Quebec: Interdisciplinary Essays on History, Culture and Society (Four Courts Press, ), co-edited.In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content.

THE IRISH FAMINE IN AMERICAN SCHOOL CURRICULA THOMAS J. ARCHDEACON Examining how people remember the past has become for historians as important as analyzing the events on which those collective memories are based.1 On one level, the trend extends the established method of intradisciplinary self-critique known as.

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