JENNIFER JOHNSON ŞI VOCILE TĂCUTE ALE ROMANULUI
JENNIFER JOHNSTON AND THE SILENT VOICES OF THE NOVEL
(A THEORETICAL APPROACH)
Universitatea „Babeş Bolyai” Cluj-Napoca
“It seems to me that frequently, the better Irish writers, who wrote about the earlier decades, use them not really to evoke those earlier periods, but actually as an angular way of masking present concerns.”
The question that the present paper inquires is whether exploration of the ‘autobiographical’ and of public and private-archive gives Jennifer Johnston argument for character-construction or not and to what extent the tension between tradition and modernity is reflected in it. We relied on the theoretical demonstration, on the writer’s interviews and public declarations as well as on approaches to the recent developments of the Irish novel.
Cuvinte cheie: autobiografic, construcţia personajului, tradiţie, modernitate, romanul Irlandez
Keywords: autobiographical, character-construction, tradition, modernity, Irish novel