Ireland, Migration and Return Migration: The “Returned Yank” in the Cultural Imagination, 1952 to present
Drawing on literary, historical and cultural studies perspectives, this book examines the phenomenon of the "Returned Yank" in the cultural imagination. Taking as its point of departure The Quiet Man (1952), it provides a cultural history that charts the ways in which the Returned Yank indexes a set of recurring anxieties in Ireland from 1952 to the present.
- Liverpool University Press
- 288 pages
- Paperback / softback
- United Kingdom
- Literary studies: from c 1900 -