Actress OverviewAnne Enright's novel Actress is a stream-of-consciousness narrative that is set primarily in Ireland. It tells the stories of Norah FitzMaurice and her celebrity mother, Katherine O'dell. The focus of the plot is the development of their relationship over the span of their lifetimes. The narrative is told by Norah herself, who adopts first-person, second-person, and third-person points of view. The story encounters themes of womanhood, sexuality, coming of age, trauma, and memory.
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Anne Enright, one of the most promising fiction writers to appear in Ireland in the 1990s, has received considerable critical attention and literary accolades for her short stories and novels. She als...