Otherwhereness and GenderMary O’Malley’s “Asylum Road” and Marga do Val’s “A cidade sen roupa ao sol”

  1. Palacios, Manuela 1
  2. Nogueira, María Xesús 1
  1. 1 Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
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    Universidade de Santiago de Compostela

    Santiago de Compostela, España

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Revista:
Oceánide

ISSN: 1989-6328

Ano de publicación: 2020

Título do exemplar: Oceánide 13-2020

Número: 13

Páxinas: 103-110

Tipo: Artigo

DOI: 10.37668/OCEÁNIDE.V13I.46 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openDialnet editor

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Resumo

This article aims to delve into the gendered nature of Mary O’Malley’s and Marga do Val’s poetry on displacement and migration, so as to assess the female subject’s questioning of notions such as home, belonging, mobility and otherness. In spite of these writers’ different national and cultural backgrounds, the common history of massive emigration from Galicia and Ireland allows us to hypothesize that their poetry and contemporary reflections on displacement are mutually relevant, as former research on Irish and Galician women’s mobility has indicated (Lorenzo-Modia 2016, Acuña 2014). As each writer is analysed, their most significant and germane propositions are identified. This allows us to conclude that there is a will to connect the theme of migration to the writers’ autobiographical experience of mobility and that O’Malley and do Val are thoroughly aware of the relation between past and present flows of emigration and immigration.

Información de financiamento

This study has been completed as part of the research projects MINECO-FEDER FEM2015-66937-P, PGC2018-093545-B-I00 MCIU/ AEI/ FEDER-UE, and Xunta de Galicia GRC EDC431C 2019/01, and the Research network ?Rede de Lingua e Literatura Inglesa e Identidade III?), (http://Rede-Ing-III.eu) (ED431D2017/17), Xunta de Galicia / ERDF-UE, which are hereby gratefully acknowledged.

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