New Book: Ireland [1913] by Richard Bermann translated and edited by Leesa Wheatley and Florian Krobb. Cork Uni Press

Ireland [1913] by Richard Bermann translated and edited by Leesa Wheatley and Florian Krobb Translated for the first time Ireland [1913] looks at what was happening in Ireland on the eve of World War I In 1913, the ‘Irish Question’ was hotly discussed in European capitals because on the eve of the Great War, the stability in the British Empire’s

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New Book: Colm Ó Caodháin: An Irish singer and his world by Ríonach uí Ógáin. Cork Uni Press

Colm Ó Caodháin: An Irish singer and his world by  Ríonach uí Ógáin One of the most sought after aspects of Irish vernacular culture is traditional song. Access to earlier recordings is a way to ensure the best understanding and appreciation of earlier singers, styles and repertoires. Within Ireland this is often primarily associated with the Irish Folklore Commission and

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New Book: Anne Enright: Feminine Aesthetics: Writing, Mothering, Spiraling by Caroline Eufrausino. Peter Lang Press

Anne Enright has publicly evidenced gender imbalance in publishing mentioning that men mostly praise books written by men. This book claims that Enright advocates for this cause by giving voice, in her literature, to those she considers the most repressed in the society she reports to. By telling stories of pregnancy, mothers, daughters and grandmothers, she empowers women, opens up

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Routledge International Handbook of Irish Studies Edited By Renée Fox, Mike Cronin, Brian Ó Conchubhair. 20% discount code included below

Routledge International Handbook of Irish Studies begins with the reversal in Irish fortunes after the 2008 global economic crash. The chapters included address not only changes in post-Celtic Tiger Ireland but also changes in disciplinary approaches to Irish Studies that the last decade of political, economic, and cultural unrest have stimulated. Since 2008, Irish Studies has been directly and indirectly

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New Book: The Rogue Narrative and Irish Fiction, 1660-1790 by Joe Lines. Syracuse University Press

With characteristic lawlessness and connection to the common man, the figure of the rogue commanded the world of Irish fiction from 1660 to 1790. During this period of development for the Irish novel, this archetypal figure appears over and over again. Early Irish fiction combined the picaresque genre, focusing on a cunny, witty trickster or pícaro, with the escapades of

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New Essay Collection: Romantic-Era Irish Women Poets in English edited by Stephen Behrendt. Cork University Press

This book offers a representative sampling of the still mostly unknown poetry by Romantic-era Irish women. It represents most of the period’s active poets by multiple (rather than only a few) works, demonstrating the diversity and the subject range of these four dozen or so poets over the 50-year period. Although several of these poets appear (briefly) in Andrew Carpenter’s

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New Book Dramaturgy of Form: Performing Verse in Contemporary Theatre by Kasia Lech. Routledge Focus.

Dramaturgy of Form examines verse in twenty-first-century theatre practice across different languages, cultures, and media. Through interdisciplinary engagement, Kasia Lech offers a new method for verse analysis in the performance context.The book traces the dramaturgical operation of verse in new writings, musicals, devised performances, multilingual dramas, Hip Hop theatre, films, digital projects, and gig theatre, as well as translations and

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New Book: Modern Writers, Transnational Literatures: Rabindranath Tagore and W. B. Yeats by Ragini Mohite.

Description This book addresses W.B. Yeats’s and Rabindranath Tagore’s engagements with identity, nationalism, and the literary and cultural traditions of Ireland and India. It offers a fresh critical perspective on their work from the beginning of the twentieth century, the point at which their international collaborations most significantly influence the cross-border lives of their literature. This book foregrounds the Yeats-Tagore

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New Book: The Economics of Empire: Genealogies of Capital and the Colonial Encounter Edited By Maureen E. Ruprecht Fadem, Michael O’Sullivan, Routledge

The Economics of Empire: Genealogies of Capital and the Colonial Encounter is a multidisciplinary intervention into postcolonial theory that constructs and theorizes a political economy of empire.T his comprehensive collection traces the financial genealogies associated with the colonial enterprise, the strategies of economic precarity, the pedigrees of capital, and the narratives of exploitation that underlay and determined the course of

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New Book: The Letters of Denis Devlin by Sarah Bennett. Cork University Press

The Letters of Denis Devlin by Sarah Bennett The first edition of the letters of Denis Devlin, Irish poet, translator and diplomat, this volume brings together a personal and professional correspondence that has until now been scattered across archives in Europe and North America. While representing a transformative contribution to Devlin scholarship and the wider field of 1930s and 40s

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