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Marion Mossu
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Centre Culturel Irlandais
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Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 2pm - 6pm
Late opening on Wednesday until 8pm
Closed at weekends and on bank holidays

Contacts

Carole Jacquet
Head of Libraries and Archives

Marion Mossu
Libraries and Archives Officer

Tel : 00 33 1 58 52 10 83 / 33

Where to find us ?

Beside the Panthéon !
Centre Culturel Irlandais
5, rue des Irlandais - 75005 Paris

RER B : Luxembourg
Metros : M10 Cardinal Lemoine / M7 Place Monge
Buses : 84, 89, 21, 27

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Title: She would work out how she was going to live : Widowhood in Colm Tóibín's Nora Webster (2018)
Authors: José CARREGAL-ROMERO, Author
Material Type: Article
In : Irish University Review (Vol 48 n 2 Autumn/Winter 2018)
Article on page: p. 348-360
Languages: English
Descriptors:

LITERATURE

SOCIETY

Abstract: Set in 1960 and 1970s Enniscorthy, Colm Tóibín's Nora Webster is narrated from the perspective of the recently widowed mother, Nora, who has to deal with bereavement, heed her two young sons and acquire a new familial role as a breadwinner while keeping all her responsibilities as a mother. This article contemplates the ways in which the socio-cultural construction of widowhood hampers the protagonist's progression towards a renewed sense of self, away from a grief-based identity as a widow. As shall be explained, Nora Webster requires to be read in light of the social expectations attached to traditional norms of grief and the expectations of widowhood in patriarchal Ireland.
Publishing country : Grande-Bretagne (Royaume Uni)
Collection : Médiathèque