Margaret Eaton writes about Frank McCourt in the Irish Times

  Margaret Eaton has published an article in the Irish Times about the process of writing her newly published study of Frank McCourt, Frank Confessions: Performance in the Life-Writings of Frank McCourt. Please click here to read the article. Frank Confessions aims to redress the critical neglect of Frank McCourt’s life-writing, which has been dismissed … Continue reading

Irish Studies and the Dynamics of Memory in the Irish Times

  Marguérite  Corporaal, Christopher Cusack and Ruud van den  Beuken have published an article in the Irish Times about their new edited volume Irish Studies and the Dynamics of Memory: Transitions and  Transformations. Please click here to read the article in full. Irish Studies and the Dynamics of Memory presents the latest research from Irish studies scholars … Continue reading

New Crops, Old Fields published

From our homes to our houses of government, from our schoolyards to our stadia, from our galleries to our gable walls, folklore is not only preserved but continues to be reimagined in all aspects of everyday life in Ireland. In the twenty-first century, the traditions of Irish folklore are engaged in a constant process of … Continue reading

Irish Studies and the Dynamics of Memory published

Irish Studies and the Dynamics of Memory presents the latest research from Irish studies scholars across a variety of disciplines, including history, literature, theatre, photography and folklore, and generates new and challenging insights into the dynamics of cultural remembrance in Irish society. Featuring contributions by leading researchers in the field such as Guy Beiner, Graham … Continue reading

Frank Confessions published

This book aims to redress the critical neglect of Frank McCourt’s life-writing, which has been dismissed all too frequently as «misery memoir» and deemed commercially driven or aesthetically and politically naïve. It reassesses the life cycle of McCourt’s work, investigating the experiences that shaped his desire to write and demonstrating a nuanced and multifaceted network … Continue reading

‘Slight Return’: Paul Muldoon’s Poetics of Place published

This volume examines the relationship between poetic language and place in the work of Paul Muldoon. Through a close reading of the formal and stylistic aspects of his poems, the book explores the question of how poetry as an art form can be engaged to map the complex exchanges between language and the material, phenomenal, … Continue reading

‘Inspiring A Mysterious Terror’ published

Best known for his Gothic masterpiece Uncle Silas and the vampire story Carmilla, Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu was a prolific writer whose extensive body of work included historical, sensation and horror novels, poems and ballads, numerous stories of the supernatural, journalism and a verse-drama. While his name is well known to aficionados of the horror … Continue reading

Book launch: Transnational Revolutionaries: The Fenian Invasion of Canada, 1866

On Tuesday 2 February, the launch of Dr David Doolin’s new book Transnational Revolutionaries: The Fenian Invasion of Canada, 1866, Volume 71 in the Reimagining Ireland series, took place at the Mansion House on Dawson Street in Dublin. The book is published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the event, in which several thousand … Continue reading

Book launch: Transnational Revolutionaries: The Fenian Invasion of Canada, 1866

David Doolin’s new book Transnational Revolutionaries: The Fenian Invasion of Canada, 1866 will be launched at 6pm on Tuesday 2 February at the Mansion House on Dawson Street, Dublin. The launch will be hosted by the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Críona Ní Dhálaigh. The organization of several thousand Irish American men into a military outfit, … Continue reading

France and Ireland: Notes and Narratives reviewed in the Irish Times

France and Ireland: Notes and Narratives, edited by Una Hunt and Mary Pierse, was reviewed by Professor Harry White in the Irish Times on Friday 22 January. Click here to read the review.   The rich association between Ireland and France is embodied in music, art and creative writing from both countries and this collection … Continue reading

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