Special Issue of Samuel Beckett Today/Aujourd’hui

Samuel Beckett Today/Aujourd’hui. Vol 31 (2019) Issue 1 (April) Special Issue: Draff/Résidu edited by James Little, Georgina Nugent-Folan, Emilie Morin and Mark Nixon “Draff” brings together a collection of articles that are diverse in terms of the texts and topics covered, the methodologies employed, the richness of the languages examined, and the innovative and oftentimes interdisciplinary approaches to the residuum,

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Call for Papers: Studi irlandesi Issue 10, 2020

                                       Call for papers Studi irlandesi. A Journal of Irish Studies, issue no. 10, 2020 <http://www.fupress.net/index.php/bsfm-sijis>   “Minorities in / and Ireland”  Guest editor, Patrick McDonagh, European University Institute, Florence (<Patrick.Mcdonagh@eui.eu>)   In recent years, events such as the 2018 Abortion Referendum, 2017 recognition of Travellers as an ethnic minority, the 2015 Same-Sex Marriage Referendum, 2015

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Call for Papers: CJIS Special Issue on Repeal the 8th

Canadian Journal of Irish Studies: Repeal the 8th Special Issue This special issue aspires to serve as an archive of the narratives on both sides of the Repeal the Eighth campaign. Such documentation is crucial in its own right, and also in light of existing or potential restrictions on abortion rights in other jurisdictions, currently being challenged. The Canadian Journal

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New Publication: Hannah Lynch

Hannah Lynch 1859-1904: Irish writer, cosmopolitan, New Woman Faith Binckes and Kathryn Laing   This is the first full-length critical study of author, critic, and translator Hannah Lynch. It explores her writing and her life, in doing so shedding new light on women’s cultural and political networks in Ireland and beyond. Never one to shy away from adventure or confrontation,

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New Publication: Reading Brendan Behan

Reading Brendan Behan John McCourt   Samuel Beckett referred to Brendan Behan as “the new O’Casey” and yet, despite all his international success, despite his enduring popularity, and perhaps because of his fame (and indeed, notoriety), Behan remains a neglected figure in literary criticism today. This is why this new volume edited by leading Irish Studies expert, John McCourt, is

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Launch of New Publication on Richard Murphy

Making Integral: Critical Essays on Richard Murphy Benjamin Keatinge Cork University Press Richard Murphy’s poetry is central to the evolution of Irish poetry since 1950. These original essays offer new insights into Murphy’s poetic preoccupations – love and loss, nature and solitude, history and inheritance – showing how Richard Murphy’s life and work follow the contours of modern Ireland. With

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New Publication: The Irish and China

The Irish and China                Encounters and Exchanges   Edited by Jerusha McCormack June 2019   9781848407213 T-PB, 190pp €19.95/£17.99 9781848407206                         HB, 190pp €29.95/£25.99   About the Book Since the publication of the first book of essays on Ireland/China relations in 2009, China and the Irish, Ireland has been transformed. Conventionally defined as a small open economy, it is

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New Publication: Science, Technology and Irish Modernism

Science, Technology, and Irish Modernism Edited by Kathryn Conrad, Cóilín Parsons, and Julie McCormick Weng Hardcover $65.00  9780815635932 Paper $34.95         9780815635987 Ebook                    9780815654483 To order: https://press.syr.edu/supressbooks/95/science-technology-and-irish-modernism/   “Succeeds wonderfully in laying out a wide range of Irish interests in science and technology. This book will become a go-to

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New Publication: Navigating Ireland’s Theatre Archive

Navigating Ireland’s Theatre Archive Theory, Practice, Performance Series: Reimagining Ireland Edited By Barry Houlihan The historiography of Irish theatre has largely been dependent on in-depth studies of the play-text as the definitive primary source. This volume explores the processes of engaging with the documented and undocumented record of Irish theatre and broadens the concept of evidential study of performance through the

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