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John Banville • That Tormenting Quest for Perfection | The Coffin Factory

John Banville • That Tormenting Quest for Perfection | The Coffin Factory | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
I had wasted too much time doing so-called research. Trying to get the historical detail right was a great waste of time. Artists should work from the imag...
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Up-to-Date Coverage of The World of Irish Literature
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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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Poet plays peacemaker as Montague’s adopted Nice is torn apart

Poet plays peacemaker as Montague’s adopted Nice  is torn apart | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
John Montague and Elizabeth Wassell are heartbroken over the attack in Nice
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Oscar Wilde’s De Profundis – one of the greatest love letters ever written

Oscar Wilde’s De Profundis – one of the greatest love letters ever written | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Written towards the end of Wilde’s incarceration, De Profundis is bitter, seductive, hurt and passionate. Ahead of a public reading, Colm Tóibín visits the cell in which Wilde put pen to paper
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The Casement Sonata by Gavin Friday review: The curve of words

The Casement Sonata by Gavin Friday review: The curve of words | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Gavin Friday disinters Sir Roger Casement’s long-lost poetic voice in a work of ambient poetry, one of the strangest and rarest gifts offered up this centenary year
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Edna O'Brien Publishes her 'Masterpiece' | News | Edinburgh International Book Festival

Edna O'Brien Publishes her 'Masterpiece' | News | Edinburgh International Book Festival | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Edna O'Brien Publishes her 'Masterpiece'
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An intimate portrait of Joyce's Dublin 

An intimate portrait of Joyce's Dublin  | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Reading Ulysses for about the third or fourth time, it is extraordinary how much more easily it moves along. It helps, of course, if one has a knowledge of Irish history and is living o
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Video: John Banville on the relationships between literature and science | Copernicus Festival

The meeting with a prominent Irish writer - John Banville - an author of four novels devoted to the most important scientists of modern time. Banvill
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Novel Fair: an opportunity worth travelling 5,000 kms for!

Novel Fair: an opportunity worth travelling 5,000 kms for! | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
With the deadline for Novel Fair 2017 approaching we spoke to Mairéad Rooney—all the way from Canada—to get some inside tips!
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The Poetry Masterclass Series with Multiple Poets

The Poetry Masterclass Series with Multiple Poets | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
This unique course offers new, emerging and professional poets an inside look at the working techniques and processes of poets who have previously excelled at the craft.
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From “Parvit of Agelast” and other poems by Máighréad Medbh

From “Parvit of Agelast” and other poems by Máighréad Medbh | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
  From Parvit of Agelast (Verse Fantasy, to be published by Arlen House in 2016. The poems below are aspects of the ‘real’ world.) ‘Your face is ridiculous: O. . . . . leeeeee ugly :) <3 / thanks, sure i know !' :L’ – Ciara Pugsley, ask.fm net whn th little lite shinin frm abve…
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#THELITLISTDUB Podcast - Interview with Author KARL PARKINSON

Stream #THELITLISTDUB Podcast - Interview with Author KARL PARKINSON by buspoexpress from desktop or your mobile device
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Why Can’t Irish Writers Escape the Sea?

Why Can’t Irish Writers Escape the Sea? | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Martello tower on the coast south of Dublin, where stately plump Buck Mulligan begins Ulysses, receives thousands of visitors each year, filled as it is
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Louise Erdrich and Anne Enright read from their new books at the 92nd Street Y

Anne Enright reads from The Green Road. Louise Erdrich reads from LaRose. Both writers are then interviewed by Mary Beth Keane. Subscribe for more video
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Truth before beauty: how John B Yeats and James Joyce made case for Ulysses

Truth before beauty: how John B Yeats and James Joyce made case for Ulysses | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Arguments made in Dublin debating societies by Yeats in 1865 and Joyce in 1900 would transform obscenity law and free a beautiful, truthful novel from censor’s shackles
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Video - Poems That Make Grown Women Cry: Edna O’Brien

As a sequel to their ‘Grown Men’ version of 2014, Anthony and Ben Holden introduce a selection of poems which haunt and move a throng of eminent women, wh
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Huge shock as Irish writers fail to make the prestigious Man Booker prize longlist - Independent.ie

Huge shock as Irish writers fail to make the prestigious Man Booker prize longlist - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Irish authors such as Donal Ryan, Eimear McBride, and Emma Donoghue had been hotly tipped to make this year's longlist for the Man Booker Prize.
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The Glass Shore: Short Stories by Women Writers from the North of Ireland - New Island Books

The Glass Shore: Short Stories by Women Writers from the North of Ireland - New Island Books | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Glass Shore: Short Stories by Women Writers from the North of Ireland
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Conal Creedon is new writer-in-residence - Creative Writing at UCC

Conal Creedon is new writer-in-residence - Creative Writing at UCC | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
UCC MA in Creative Writing: be curious about literature; pursue creative excellence; develop your writing in a university context. MA, PhD and flexi options
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The Glorious Heresies

The Glorious Heresies | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
He left the boy outside its own front door. Farewell to it, and good luck to it. From here on in it would be squared shoulders and jaws, and strong arms and
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Top 10 seaside novels - Graham Greene to John Banville

Top 10 seaside novels - Graham Greene to John Banville | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
From Graham Greene to John Banville, many writers have been drawn to the dangerous transformations of stories told on the shore. Not exactly beach reading, these are some of the best
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Paris exhibition to celebrate life and work of Oscar Wilde

Paris exhibition to celebrate life and work of Oscar Wilde | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Manuscripts, photographs, paintings and personal items among the displays in honour of playwright who died in city
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Gems in the Slushpile: As An Nua Interviews Sarah Goff Davis and Lisa Coen, Tramp Press.

Gems in the Slushpile: As An Nua Interviews Sarah Goff Davis and Lisa Coen, Tramp Press. | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Siún Ní Dhuinn interviews Sarah Davis-Goff and Lisa Coen, founders of Independent Irish Publishing House, Tramp Press.
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