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Carole Jacquet
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Marion Mossu
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Tel : 00 33 1 58 52 10 83 / 33

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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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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: ‘Body on the Wire’: Leontia Flynn on Living through Divided Politics (2020)
Authors: Julia C. OBERT, Author
Material Type: Article
In : Irish University Review (Vol 50 n 2 Autumn/Winter 2020)
Article on page: p. 276-288
Languages: English
Descriptors:

LITERATURE

POETRY

POLITICS

Abstract: Although Northern Irish poet Leontia Flynn’s work has always been politically invested, her 2018 collection The Radioshifts its gaze fromglobal pressures on the local to local lessons for global geopolitics.The poet of‘the new North’, born and raised amidst sectarian fervour,can offer all of us a political survival strategy for bearing the weight of our deeply divided world. Despite the polarizing pull of Trump and Brexit, we must, Flynn suggests, resist the lure of extremism, and must instead cultivate a sense of lively betweenness–a position exemplified by the‘body on the wire’that appears in The Radio’s‘First Dialogue’.This tightrope walker is far from inert; she is rather paused, vibrating,perched energetically between two points. She therefore exemplifies the volume’s broader conviction that we must be willing to hold ideas intension and to dwell deeply with that tension–to find ways of remaining dynamic in the face of the deadening forces of dogmatism.
Publishing country : Grande-Bretagne (Royaume Uni)
Collection : Médiathèque