New Publication: Silence in Modern Irish Literature

Silence in Modern Irish Literature (Brill/Rodopi)

edited by Michael McAteer


The first book-length study of the topic of silence in modern Irish literature has just been published with Brill/Rodopi. Edited by Michael McAteer of Pázmány University, Budapest, Silence in Modern Irish Literature addresses the topic in psychological, ethical, topographical and spiritual/aesthetic terms. Contributors include Keith Hopper (Oxford Univeristy), Anne Fogarty (University College Dublin), Emilie Morin (University of York), Heather Ingman (Trinity College Dublin), Willa Murphy (University of Ulster), Stephanie Schwerter (Université de Valenciennes) and Alexandra Jovanoviç (University of Belgrade). The volume discusses works by John and Michael Banim, George Moore, W. B. Yeats, James Joyce, Samuel Beckett, Elizabeth Bowen, Flann O’Brien, Kate O’Brien, Derek Mahon, John Banville, Roddy Doyle, Robert MacLiam Wilson, Dermot Healy and Brian Friel. Copies of the volume can be ordered directly through the following link: