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By applying the theoretical framework of trauma studies to the work of those renowned writers, History, Memory, Trauma offers new interpretations of their novels. Ní Chuilleanáin is a founder of the literary magazine Cyphers. It was your personal touch at the bottom of your webpage that convinced me to order. Faith and religion have always been prominent in Irish culture, and traditional Irish baby names include saints and other Christian missionaries. When the Civil War broke out, the Anti-Treaty IRA (concentrated in the south and west) outnumbered the pro-Free State forces by roughly 15,000 men to 7,000 or over 2-1. (The paper strength of the IRA in early 1922 was over 72,000 men, but most of them were recruited during the truce with the British and fought in neither the War of Independence nor the Civil War).

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Publisher: Faber & Faber; Main edition (November 21, 2013)


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