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“The sorrows, the losses, the Troubles, the sadnesses”: En analys av gestaltningen av våld i Eoin McNamees Resurrection man och Anna Burns Milkman


  • Johanna Kaspersson

Summary, in English

This thesis examines and analyses how violence is portrayed in two literary works, Eoin McNamee's Resurrection man and Anna Burn's Milkman, both set in Northern Ireland during the 1970s. The analysis is based on a close reading of the novels and show how different categories of violence is portrayed. The thesis also discussed similarities and differences between how violence is portrayed in the two novels.

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Document type

Student publication for Bachelor's degree


  • Languages and Literatures


  • våld
  • Nordirland
  • Anna Burns
  • Eoin McNamee
  • The Troubles


  • Torbjörn Forslid (professor)