BOOK LAUNCH: Seamus Heaney’s Mythmaking

Edited By Ian Hickey, Ellen Howley 6-8pm May 25th 2023 Belvedere Library DCU St.Patrick’s Campus Dr Tom Walker (TCD) will launch the book RSVPs can be sent to susan.byrne@dcu.ie  Click here to order the book Seamus Heaney’s Mythmaking examines Seamus Heaney’s poetic engagement with myth from his earliest work to the posthumous publication of Aeneid Book VI. The essays explore the

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NEW BOOK: Race, Politics, and Irish America – A Gothic History

By Mary M Burke Published by Oxford University Press Race, Politics, and Irish America examines the words and lives of Black and white American and Irish-American writers, performers, and politicians – from Andrew Jackson and Frank Yerby, to Grace Kelly and Rihanna – to illuminate centuries of Irish presence in the Americas, from transportees to the seventeenth-century Caribbean, to eighteenth-century Ulster

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BOOK LAUNCH: Telling Truths: Evelyn Conlon and the Task of Writing

Telling Truths: Evelyn Conlon and the Task of Writingby Teresa Caneda (Volume editor)Peter Lang Series: Reimagining Ireland, Volume 117 2023Available to order now at https://www.peterlang.com/document/1288822 Telling Truths: Evelyn Conlon and the Task of Writing is the first book to provide a critical assessment of Evelyn Conlon’s work. Drawing on a variety of perspectives such as feminism, ethics, famine studies, mobility studies, translation studies, short

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Book Launch: Sexual/Liberation by Michael G. Cronin

Cork University Press Sexual/Liberation by Michael G. Cronin launched by Ailbhe Smyth Feminist and Activist Thursday 1 December 2022 at 6pm Illuminations Gallery Iontas Building (North Campus) Maynooth University, Co. Kildare Sexual/Liberation addresses the paradoxes of sexual freedom in contemporary neoliberal Ireland. It invites readers to imagine a revolutionary form of sexual liberation beyond the present objective of achieving equality

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Book Launch: The Mandarin, the Musician and the Mage

by John Fanning In spite of recession, austerity and pandemics, Ireland has demonstrated an extraordinary degree of resilience, becoming one of the most successful economies in Europe and developing into a society remarkably at ease with itself. This book argues that the seeds of this achievement were sown between the mid-1950s and 1960s, when a Second Irish Revival took place which

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Launch: Law and Literature Book Launches

Royal Irish Academy, Dawson Street, Dublin 5.30pm, Tuesday November 8, 2022 Adam Hanna & Eugene McNulty, eds, Law and Literature: The Irish Case (Liverpool University Press, 2022) Adam Hanna, Poetry, Politics and the Law in Modern Ireland (Syracuse University Press, 2022) Poetry, Politics, and the Law in Modern Ireland is a richly detailed exploration of how modern Irish poetry has been

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Book Launch: Deirdre Madden – New critical perspectives

Edited by Anne Fogarty and Marisol Morales-Ladrón DATE: Thursday 20 October at 18:00. VENUE: Long Room Hub in Trinity College The author, Deirdre Madden, has confirmed her attendance. The invited speaker for the event will be expert in Northern Irish Literature Prof. Caroline Magennis (University of Salford). ALL WELCOME Those interested should register on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/launch-of-deirdre-madden-new-critical-essays-tickets-433473620267 Book description: The Irish writer, Deirdre Madden, has written key novels

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Book Launch: Dublin and the Great Irish Famine

UCD Press cordially invites you to the launch of Dublin and the Great Irish Famine edited by Emily Mark-FitzGerald, Ciarán McCabe & Ciarán Reilly DATE:  6.30pm Monday, 17 October 2022VENUE: Kilmainham Gaol, Inchicore Road,Kilmainham, Dublin 8 GUEST SPEAKER: Professor David Dickson, TCDRSVP: ucdpress@ucd.ieALL WELCOME Dublin did not escape the Great Famine: many of its inhabitants experienced acute poverty and illness, while the capital witnessed an influx

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