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Making love to the sound of ‘Sunday Miscellany’ by Michael Harding

Making love to the sound of ‘Sunday Miscellany’ by Michael Harding | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Maybe that’s why so many people enjoy the radio show: so they can make love to the sound of poets intoning their verses in the distance
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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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RTÉ Arena - essay by Sara Baume

The RTÉ Radio Player lets you listen live and catch up on all of the broadcasts and podcasts from the RTÉ family of radio services. Programmes and podcasts are listed on the RTÉ Radio Player for 28 days after broadcast
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THE QUESTION OF IRISH IDENTITY IN THE WRITING OF W. B. YEATS AND JAMES JOYCE

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Letter said Brendan Behan ‘not amenable to any law or order’

Letter said Brendan Behan ‘not amenable to any law or order’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Supervisor appealed for his dismissal from painting job
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Your Rivers Have Trained You - Portrait of Eamonn Wall

EAMONN WALL: Your Rivers Have Trained You is a portrait of one of Ireland’s leading poets. Filmed in Eamonn’s native homeplace, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford, Ireland,…
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New Waves and Different Lights - Conference on the work of Derek Mahon

New Waves and Different Lights - Conference on the work of Derek Mahon | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Click here to download a PDF detailing the conference paper abstracts.
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Navigating through Beckett’s landscape

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Beckett asks more of actors than any other writer: so how do you prepare to play his most demanding roles?
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The Luck of the Yiddish: 'Godot' At First Irish NYC Theater Fest - Jewish Daily Forward (blog)

The Luck of the Yiddish: 'Godot' At First Irish NYC Theater Fest - Jewish Daily Forward (blog) | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Jewish Daily Forward (blog) The Luck of the Yiddish: 'Godot' At First Irish NYC Theater Fest Jewish Daily Forward (blog) In its seven-year history, Origin — the world's only all Irish theatre festival — has presented works by 100 Irish writers and...
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Derek Landy: why I'm bringing the world of Skulduggery Pleasant to real life!

Derek Landy: why I'm bringing the world of Skulduggery Pleasant to real life! | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Hardcore Skulduggery fans mean everything to author Derek Landy, and thats why hes holding Theatre of Shadows, an immersive theatre event to celebrate the last book in the series and its all happening live on the streets of Dublin Continue reading...
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Sara Baume’s story – from ticket desk to hot ticket

Sara Baume’s story – from ticket desk to hot ticket | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Davy Byrnes Short Story Award winner on how volunteering at the Cork International Short Story Festival helped launch her as a writer
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Jaki McCarrick: What is it about the Irish?

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Blog post from Jaki McCarrick for Eason Edition. She wrote this piece as part of the recent London Short Story Festival. It was called "What is it about the Irish?" and asked why the Irish were so good at the short story.
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Critically acclaimed Samuel Beckett masterpiece Not I comes to The Lowry - Manchester Evening News

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Critically acclaimed Samuel Beckett masterpiece Not I comes to The Lowry
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The reputation and influence of Irish playwright Samuel Beckett, who died in 1989, seem greater now than ever before.
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'The patron saint of the insane': The Northern Irish poet Padraic Fiacc

'The patron saint of the insane': The Northern Irish poet Padraic Fiacc | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
It would be too much to describe Patrick Joseph O'Connor as the owl of Minerva, flying at dusk and bringing wisdom.
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Frank O'Connor: Gamekeeper turned poacher - Irish Examiner

Frank O'Connor: Gamekeeper turned poacher - Irish Examiner | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Frank O'Connor: Gamekeeper turned poacher Irish Examiner Frank O'Connor, who lends his name to the world's richest prize for a short story collection at this week's Cork International Short Story Festival, was an eloquent critic of the censorship...
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[UPDATE] JOYCE, YEATS AND THE REVIVAL

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Joyce, Yeats and the Revival: The VIII James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome
Università Roma Tre, Italy - 2-3 February 2015
Deadline for proposals: 15 November 2014
The James Joyce Italian Foundation invites proposals for the Eighth Annual Conference in Rome. It will be hosted by the Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the Università Roma Tre, to celebrate Joyce’s 133th birthday.
The conference will be the occasion to present unpublished papers and works in progress on Joyce to an international audience.


Confirmed speakers: Matthew Campbell, Erik Bindervoet, Robbert-Jan Henkes, Fritz Senn, Carla Marengo Vaglio


In parallel with the conference’s usual focus on Joyce, it also intends to mark the 150th anniversary of Yeats’ birth by inviting scholars dealing with any aspect of Joyce studies to send proposals for a 20-minute contribution on current trends in Joyce, Yeats, and Irish studies with a focus on the Revival period. Related topics include, but are not limited to:
- Joyce and/vs Yeats
- Joyce and/vs Synge
- Joyce and/vs A.E.
- Joyce and/vs Lady Gregory
- Joyce as a revivalist
- Joyce’s drama/Yeats’s theatre
- Joyce’s poetry and the Revival
- Rewriting the Revival in Joyce’s notebooks, drafts, and completed works
- Joyce, genetic studies and the Revival
- Joyce’s Triestine journalism and the Revival
- Joyce’s writings as Revivals/Counter-revivals
- The Revival and autobiography: Writing the self/writing the nation
- Joyce’s translations of Synge and Yeats in Trieste
- Yeats’ Joyce
- The state and status of Yeats and Joyce Studies 60 years after their deaths
- Writing “Irishness”
- Joyce and the Irish Language
- Yeats, Joyce, and the idea of the Irish “race”
- Yeats, Joyce and Irish alterities
- Mangan or Ferguson? Who to revive from the nineteenth century.
Selected papers will be published. Please send abstracts, 250-500 words in length, along with a short bio-sketch to .


The Conference includes a Joycean birthday party.


Deadline for proposals: November 15, 2014.
Accepted speakers will be notified by December 15, 2014.
On arrival, participants will be expected to sign up for membership of The James Joyce Italian Foundation (Students and unwaged: 25 Euro; Faculty: 35 Euro).


Please visit the James Joyce Italian Foundation website for information about the “Giorgio Melchiori Grants”: http://ift.tt/1xXD2YB
September 15, 2014 at 01:57AM via category: religion
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‘Ulysses’ unlocked - Harvard Gazette

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A new book by Harvard lecturer in history and literature Kevin Birmingham tracks the challenge of bringing “Ulysses,” the masterwork by James Joyce, to the page and to the public.
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Ambiguous Silences? Women in Anthologies of Contemporary Northern Irish Poetry

Ambiguous Silences? Women in Anthologies of Contemporary Northern Irish Poetry


Ruth Hooley, poet and feminist activist, observed that in 1985 women

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Mountains to Sea: David Mitchell and John Boyne

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The first day of Dun-Laoghaire Rathdown’s Mountains to Sea Book Festival reached its apex with the meeting of two literary giants on the stage of the Pavilion Theatre on Friday night.
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New Poems by Gerald Dawe

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These four new poems by Gerald Dawe are from Mickey Finn’s Air, to be published later this year by Gallery Press
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Interview with Conall Morrison – Director of Borstal Boy – Gaiety Theatre

Interview with Conall Morrison – Director of Borstal Boy – Gaiety Theatre | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Behan there, done that! – Interview by Frances Winston
Borstal Boy runs in the Gaeity theatre until October 11th. Tickets from €24.50 including booking fee. Show starts 7:30pm nightly with a 3pm Matinee on Wednesday and Saturday.
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Wilde about Oscar: Merlin Holland on Salomé, Pacino and his grandfather

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‘He [Oscar Wilde] projected a personality during his lifetime which survived him for many many years after his death,’ says Merlin Holland (Photo: Ed Wright Images)EARLY in his documentary about the re-make of Oscar Wilde’s Salomé, Al Pacino is...
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Two More Pints by Roddy Doyle review two men sit in a pub

Two More Pints by Roddy Doyle review two men sit in a pub | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The followup to 2011's Two Pints finds the master of Dublin dialogue on savagely funny form Continue reading...
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Mouth (poem by Dardis O'Kane) - YouTube

Mouth (poem by Dardis O'Kane) - YouTube | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Poem by Northern Irish poets Geraldine O'Kane and Colin Dardis. (Sound is a little low due to bad acoustics in the room we shot this in, you may need to turn...
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Eimear McBride's Debut Novel Is a Polarizing Experience - PopMatters

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Eimear McBride's Debut Novel Is a Polarizing Experience
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A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing is narrated by a nameless, fatherless Irish girl in barely punctuated, highly charged prose that reads like pre-lingual thinking.
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Enda Walsh play premiere to be a Kinsale Arts Festival highlight - Southern Star Newspaper

Enda Walsh play premiere to be a Kinsale Arts Festival highlight - Southern Star Newspaper | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Southern Star Newspaper Enda Walsh play premiere to be a Kinsale Arts Festival highlight Southern Star Newspaper WELL-known faces from Irish screen and stage David Pearse and Tadhg Murphy have been announced to play the principal characters in Enda...
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Ellen Fitzsimon: Irish Woman Poet

Ellen Fitzsimon: Irish Woman Poet | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Ellen Fitzsimon (1805 - 1883) was born Ellen Bridget O'Connell, the third child and first daughter of the famous Daniel O'Connell. Her poems were published in the Irish Monthly, The Nation and The ...
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