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By Maebh Long

Flann O'Brien - sometimes called Brian O'Nolan or Myles na gCopaleen - is now largely regarded as one of many finest of Ireland's sleek authors. Assembling Flann O'Brien explores the author's cutting edge and experimental paintings through studying him in terms of many of the twentieth century's most crucial theorists, together with Derrida, Agamben, Freud, Lacan and Žižek.

Assembling Flann O'Brien offers an in depth examine of O'Brien's 5 significant novels – including At Swim-Two-Birds and The 3rd Policeman – in addition to his performs, brief tales, journalistic output and unpublished archival fabric. The e-book offers new theoretical views on his works, exploring his compelling engagements with questions of the correct identify, the archive, legislations, and wish, and the issues of id, language, sexuality and censorship which acutely stricken Ireland's new nation. Combining quite a lot of modern idea with a sensitivity to the cultural and political context within which the writer wrote, Maebh lengthy opens up completely new elements of Flann O'Brien's writings, and explores the inventive and the complicated inside his oeuvre.

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