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The European Metropolis: Paris and Nineteenth-Century Irish Women Novelists

Matthew L. Reznicek


This is the first book to explore Irish women’s novels and the representation of Paris, which draws these writers into a recognizably European literary tradition. By reasserting the centrality of Paris, this book draws connections between Irish women writers and European writers, forging new points of contact between Irish literature and canonical figures like Goethe, Balzac, and Zola through the shared interest in the socio-economic development of modernity. The European Metropolis not only expands the map of Irish Studies, but also to expand the canon of and the critical framework in which s ... More

Keywords: Irish Literature, Irish Women Novelists, Women’s Writing, Urban Studies, Economics in Literature

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781942954323
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781942954323.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Matthew L. Reznicek, author