Reissue of The Light Makers by Mary O’Donnell

The Light Makers by Mary O’Donnell ISBN 978-0-9931443-3-2 /198 pp/€12.95 /Pub date: 03 July 17 Photojournalist Hanna Troy is killing time on a summer walkabout in the city. As the afternoon progresses, her reflections unravel a raw, sometimes sensuous story of darkness and light. It explores a failing relationship, the anguish of a professional trying to become a mother and the complexities of

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New Publication: A History of Irish Working-Class Writing

 A History of Irish Working-Class Writing, edited by Michael Pierse (Cambridge University Press) A History of Irish Working-Class Writing provides a wide-ranging and authoritative chronicle of the writing of Irish working-class experience. Ground-breaking in scholarship and comprehensive in scope, it is a major intervention in Irish Studies scholarship, charting representations of Irish working-class life from eighteenth-century rhymes and songs to the

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New Publication: Maria Edgeworth’s Letters from Ireland

Maria Edgeworth’s Letters from Ireland edited by Valerie Pakenham Lilliput Press January 1 2018 will be the 250th anniversary of Maria Edgeworth’s birth. Valerie Pakenham’s sparkling new selection of over four hundred letters, many hitherto unpublished, will help to celebrate her memory. Born in England, she was brought to live in Ireland at the age of fourteen and spent most of

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New Publication: Irish Writing and Domestic Space

The Vibrant House: Irish Writing and Domestic Space Rhona Richman Kenneally and Lucy McDiarmid, editors Four Courts Press   This collection of short memoirs and critical essays explores the relation between home as metaphor and symbol, and home as a physical, material and spatial entity. In the first section, ‘Our house’, Colette Bryce, Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, Theo Dorgan, Mary Morrissy

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New Publication: John Hume in America

Maurice Fitzpatrick, John Hume in America Irish Academic Press, November 2017   Unravels the outstanding shift in international politics made possible by John Hume’s unprecedented rapport with US politicians In-depth interviews with key players reveal facets of the negotiations previously unpublished Released alongside a documentary based on the book, narrated by Liam Neeson, due for broadcast on RTE & BBC,

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New Publication: Death and Dying in the Modern Irish Novel

Laying Out the Bones: Death and Dying in the Modern Irish Novel Bridget English Hardcover $60.00L    9780815635482    2017 Paper $29.95s     9780815635369    2017 Ebook  9780815654148   “An original study of a curiously neglected topic in Irish literary studies. With a display of impressive scholarly authority, English ranges from Joyce’s Ulysses to Enright’s The Gathering by way of Beckett,

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New Publication: Populating the Stage

Perspectives on Contemporary Irish Theatre: Populating the Stage Edited by Anne Etienne and Thierry Dubost. Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. ISBN 978-3-319-59710-2 320 pages.   This book addresses the notion posed by Thomas Kilroy in his definition of a playwright’s creative process: ‘We write plays, I feel, in order to populate the stage’. It gathers eclectic reflections on contemporary Irish theatre from both Irish

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New Publication: The Famine in Irish and Diaspora Fiction, 1846-1870

Syracuse University Press Relocated Memories THE GREAT FAMINE IN IRISH AND DIASPORA FICTION, 1846–1870 Marguérite Corporaal Hardcover $65.00; 978-0-8156-3498-0 Ebook 978-0-8156-5398-1 Paper $34.95; 978-0-8156-3513-0 6 x 9, 320 pages, 8 b/w illustrations, notes, bibliography, index Series: Irish Studies APRIL 2017 An exploration of the Famine in Irish fiction across time and in diaspora. “After reading Relocated Memories, it is no

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New Publication: The European Metropolis

The European Metropolis: Paris and Nineteenth-Century Irish Women Novelists Matthew Reznicek Clemson University Press   The European Metropolis is the first book to explore Irish women’s novels and the representation of Paris, which draws these writers into a recognizably European literary tradition. By reasserting the centrality of Paris, this book draws connections between Irish women writers and European writers, forging

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