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CSC to Present SOUNDING BECKETT, 9/14 - 23

CSC to Present SOUNDING BECKETT, 9/14 - 23 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it

SOUNDING BECKETT - a singular evening of theater and music that pairs three plays by Samuel Beckett from his."ghost period" with new works by contemporary composers written expressly in response to those plays - will be presented September 14-23 at the Classic Stage Company (136 E. 13 St.) in Manhattan.

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The Irish Literary Times

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The Irish Literary Times provides up-to-date coverage of Irish literary news and events in a magazine format via articles available online.

 

The site is curated by Gerard Beirne an Irish poet and novelist now living in Canada. His new novel is Charlie Tallulah (Oberon Press). His most recent collection of poetry is Games of Chance:A Gambler`s Manual (Oberon Press). His novel The Eskimo in the Net (Marion Boyars Publishers) was shortlisted for the Kerry Group Irish Fiction Award and was selected by the Literary Editor of the Daily Express  as his Book of the Year “scandalously ignored by the Man Booker judges...”.

 

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Abbey Theatre Exchange Program

Abbey Theatre Exchange Program | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
graduate program theatre theater performing arts studies villanova master's masters master m.a.
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Dubliners Women – New Theatre – Review

Dubliners Women – New Theatre – Review | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Dubliners Women - New Theatre - Review by Frank L Adapted from James Joyce’s “Dubliners” - Nov 28th - Dec 17th @ 7.30pm Katie O’Kelly has chosen “The Boarding House”, “Clay” and “Eveline”...
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Anakana Schofield, "Beneath the Taps: A Testimonial"

Anakana Schofield, "Beneath the Taps: A Testimonial" | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
This is what I intend to say tomorrow in court. Be assured.

Please enjoy this interview with Anakana Schofield about her most recent
novel, Martin John, responsibly.
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New Writing: An extract from The Blocks, by Karl Parkinson

New Writing: An extract from The Blocks, by Karl Parkinson | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
We're delighted to present an extract from one of 2016's most notable Irish literary debuts, poet, performer and novelist Karl Parkinson's The Blocks, published by New Binary Press.
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Irish Writers in Support of Jobstown Not Guilty

Irish Writers in Support of Jobstown Not Guilty | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Many mainstream & state -supported writers in Ireland are extremely eager to share their oppositional thoughts on social justice issues in distant countries, & in times long gone, but a not-so-curious silence descends when the injustice is...
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Poem of the Week: An Elegy for David Bowie, by Graham Allen

Poem of the Week: An Elegy for David Bowie, by Graham Allen | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
As chosen by the Poetry Programme, our Poem of the Week is Bright Star, Elegy for David Bowie, by Graham Allen.
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Poetry Magazine Reading List: November 2016-with Conor O’Callaghan

Poetry Magazine Reading List: November 2016-with Conor O’Callaghan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Reading List is a feature of Poetry magazine’s Editors’ Blog. This month contributors to the November 2016 issue share some books that held their
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The Pool continues Short Story Week with Lucy Caldwell's Mayday

Ten days later, the package finally comes. It is a small, brown, padded envelope, her name and address typed on a white label. The postmark is the Netherlands. Inside is a blister pack of tablets, one round and four ovals.

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An Béal Bocht-exhibition pays homage to Myles na gCopaleen’s satirical novel 

An Béal Bocht-exhibition pays homage to Myles na gCopaleen’s satirical novel  | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
An Béal Bocht/ The Poor Mouth “Drochscéal ar an drochshaol/ A bad story about the hard life” This exhibition pays homage to Myles na gCopaleen's satirical novel An Béal Bocht and explores the avarous culture of greed everpresent in society. Corca Dhuibhne based artists Ciara and Deirdre McKenna exlpore Corca Dhorca through their collection of drawings and…
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How to make it as a rural writer- Brian Leyden

How to make it as a rural writer- Brian Leyden | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Writing Lives series: Befriend local bookshops. Support events. Join book groups. Subscribe. Set up a spreadsheet. Read!
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'Bolshie Dublin woman' Paula Meehan on her new poetry collection

'Bolshie Dublin woman' Paula Meehan on her new poetry collection | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Listen Now: Paula Meehan spoke with Arena on RTÉ Radio1 about her most recent poetry collection entitled Geomatics, published by The Dedalus Press.
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New Publication: Patrick Pearse and the Theatre/Mac Piarais agus an téatar – International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures

New Publication: Patrick Pearse and the Theatre/Mac Piarais agus an téatar – International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
New Publication: Patrick Pearse and the Theatre/Mac Piarais agus an téatar – International Association for the... https://t.co/RoloZLLM28
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Dublin Seven: nasty, brutish and brilliant- review by Derek Turner

Dublin Seven: nasty, brutish and brilliant- review by Derek Turner | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A tale of drug-dealing and disillusionment shines an angry light on the Irish capital.
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The Inexperienced Midwife by Miceál Kearney-Review by Anne Marie Kennedy

The Inexperienced Midwife by Miceál Kearney-Review by Anne Marie Kennedy | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The complete online writing magazine
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Inventive debut but Joycean aims clash with modern life - Independent.ie

Inventive debut but Joycean aims clash with modern life - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The biggest - or ­perhaps just the longest - Irish debut of the year is attended by a deluge of hype, so vociferous that you'd be lead to believe the author behind it, Sam Coll, was
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The Long-Winded Lady - Maeve Brennan’s Notes from The New Yorker

The Long-Winded Lady - Maeve Brennan’s Notes from The New Yorker | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Maeve Brennan’s Notes from The New Yorker
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Video: 'Glaucous' a poem by Kevin Nolan

This poem is called 'Glaucous', it is taken from a book of poetry entitled 'Schizo-Poetry - Fragments Of Mind. The book is a collaboration between tw
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Eithne Shortall debut novel out next year

Eithne Shortall debut novel out next year | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Paula Hawkins returns; Graham Norton back at Listowel Writers’ Week; Rose Tremain for Ennis Book Club Festival
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Five poems by Michael Begnal

Five poems by Michael Begnal | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Homage to Yoko Ono 1. Be it ones unjustly reviled who become atavistic avatars bringing out the marvelous mellifluistic magnum opera (opus plural) in all her musicians plumbing the pleistocene ERA air time tight like wrapped in serene subway stations’ aural soup tape loops tide on high yaigh eye yie why why not walk the …
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Mia Gallagher on Beautiful Pictures of the Lost Homeland and Voice

Mia Gallagher on Beautiful Pictures of the Lost Homeland and Voice | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The complete online writing magazine
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"The Blocks" by Karl Parkinson

"The Blocks" by Karl Parkinson | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Karl Parkinson chats about his debut novel “The Blocks”, a coming of age story, about a young boy growing up in O’Devaney Gardens in north inner-city Dublin (published by Ne
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Joseph Le Fanu's Carmilla Has Fangs, Stakes, and Sapphic Undertones

Joseph Le Fanu's Carmilla Has Fangs, Stakes, and Sapphic Undertones | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu's novella, Carmilla.
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How writers sought to make sense of the Troubles-Seamus Heaney, William Trevor, Benedict Kiely and Brian Friel

How writers sought to make sense of the Troubles-Seamus Heaney, William Trevor, Benedict Kiely and Brian Friel | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Seamus Heaney, William Trevor, Benedict Kiely and Brian Friel tackled the North’s nightmarish 1970s in their own unique ways
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Smashing The Mirror | Stinging Fly-William Wall introduces Dave Lordan’s new essay collection, The Word in Flames

Smashing The Mirror | Stinging Fly-William Wall introduces Dave Lordan’s new essay collection, The Word in Flames | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
William Wall introduces Dave Lordan’s new essay collection, The Word in Flames
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