New Publication: A History of Modern Irish Women’s Literature

A History of Modern Irish Women’s Literature Edited by Heather Ingman and Clíona Ó Gallchoir Cambridge University Press   This book offers the first comprehensive survey of writing by women in Ireland from the seventeenth century to the present day. It covers literature in all genres, including poetry, drama, and fiction, as well as life-writing and unpublished writing, and addresses

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New Publication: Irish Questions and Jewish Questions

Irish Questions and Jewish Questions: Crossovers in Culture Edited by Aidan Beatty and Dan O’Brien Hardcover $65.00 Paper $34.95 Ebook To order: http://syracuseuniversitypress.syr.edu/fall-2018/irish-questions.html “Beatty’s and O’Brien’s comprehensive collection corrects and amplifies our understanding of the historically significant relationship between the Irish and Jews, one that has been largely governed by the linking analogy of the title, but, as these critics show,

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Irish Review vol 54: Embodied Geographies of the Nation

The latest issue of The Irish Review Vol. 54, ‘Embodied Geographies of the Nation’ edited by Dr Nessa Cronin (Centre for Irish Studies, NUI Galway) and Professor Karen E. Till (Geography, Maynooth University), is now available; https://theirishreview.com/2018/06/14/the-irish-review-54/. Discursive panel sessions have been dedicated to the publication of this Special Issue at the Conference of Irish Geographers (Maynooth University, 2018), and

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New Publication: Catholic Survival in Protestant Ireland, 1660-1711

Catholic Survival in Protestant Ireland, 1660-1711: Colonel John Browne, Landownership and the Articles of Limerick Eoin Kinsella Boydell and Brewer   This is the first monograph-length study of an Irish Catholic landowner in late seventeenth and early eighteenth century Ireland, a period of sustained, violent upheaval in Irish Catholic history. It is also the first monograph-length study of all of

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New Collection of Essays on Becoming and Belonging in Ireland AD c. 1200-1600

Becoming and Belonging in Ireland AD c. 1200-1600: Essays in Identity and Cultural Practice   Edited by Eve Campbell, Elizabeth FitzPatrick, Audrey Horning   The period AD c.1200–1600 in Ireland was marked by the achievements and decline of the Anglo-Norman colony, refashioning of Gaelic elite identity, Reformation, and reassertion of English control that led to Plantation projects, bringing new people

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New Publication: The Gothic Novel in Ireland

  The Gothic Novel in Ireland, c. 1760-1829 Christina Morin The Gothic Novel in Ireland, c. 1760-1829 offers a compelling account of the development of gothic literature in late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth century Ireland. Countering traditional scholarly views of the ‘rise’ of ‘the gothic novel’ on the one hand, and, on the other, Irish Romantic literature, this study persuasively re-integrates a

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Launch of Cork University Press Síreacht Series

Cork University Press is today launching its new book series today Síreacht: Longings for another Ireland.This series looks at reimagining a better Ireland with short, topical, and provocative texts on controversial contemporary issues ranging from Freedom to Commemoration and the Public Sphere. The books are €9.95 and are available at http://www.corkuniversitypress.com. Little books tackling big issues and written in a conversational, accessible

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New Collection of Essays on Ezra Pound and Modernism: The Irish Factor

Ezra Pound and Modernism: The Irish Factor Eds. Walter Baumann and  William Pratt Edward Everett Root Publishers, 2017 (Preface by Seamus Heaney) That Ezra Pound was the chief architect of Modernism in English and American poetry is well established. So, too, is the fact that in T. S. Eliot he discovered a peer, whose early career he fostered. Together, Pound and

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