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Up-to-Date Coverage of The World of Irish Literature
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You Never Can Tell review – Shaw's bumpy farce as relevant as ever

You Never Can Tell review – Shaw's bumpy farce as relevant as ever | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it

George Bernard Shaw’s early work rehearses trenchant social commentary about marriage and parenthood, and shows that compromise is no easy matter

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Let the battle begin! Brooklyn and Room up for Best Picture at the Oscar

Let the battle begin! Brooklyn and Room up for Best Picture at the Oscar | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Headline Let the battle begin! Brooklyn and Room up for Best Picture at the Oscar
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‘Room,’ ‘The Revenant’ and ‘Brooklyn’ nominated for best film Oscar

‘Room,’ ‘The Revenant’ and ‘Brooklyn’ nominated for best film Oscar | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The 88th Academy Awards ceremony will air on Feb. 28 on ABC.
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Donoghue earns Oscar nod for ‘Room’ screenplay

Donoghue earns Oscar nod for ‘Room’ screenplay | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Hollywood's awards season continues to celebrate Western alumna Emma Donoghue.
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Is James Joyce's Ulysses the hardest novel to finish?

Is James Joyce's Ulysses the hardest novel to finish? | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
James Joyce died 75 years ago this week, leaving a lifetime of books beloved by many... and Ulysses, heralded as both the best novel in the English language and the hardest to read. So what do you do if you get stuck?
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New Dublin Press: Doireann Ní Ghríofa

New Dublin Press: Doireann Ní Ghríofa | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
[chronosequence] by Doireann Ní Ghríofa, a bilingual poet writing both in
Irish and in English. 
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Djuna Barnes Talks to James Joyce In Paris in 1922

Barnes on Joyce’s character, his ability as a singer, and his then forthcoming Ulysses.
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Diplomat's diary reveals Joyce's attachment to Ireland

Diplomat's diary reveals Joyce's attachment to Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The diaries of an Irish diplomat, donated to DCU's Historical Collections Research Centre, reveal the extent to which James Joyce felt attached to Ireland, writes Ray Burke.
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Finnegans Wake: 'Endlessly Exciting in its Impenetrability': 1939 James Joyce Irish Times review

Finnegans Wake: 'Endlessly Exciting in its Impenetrability': 1939 James Joyce Irish Times review | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
From the archive: On June 3rd, 1939, some poor soul had to review James Joyce's newest novel, Finnegans Wake. On the 75th anniversary of his death, we celebrate his cruel joke...
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The Sligo pub which hosted a daily Yeats reading for a year

The Sligo pub which hosted a daily Yeats reading for a year | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Probably the most popular participant at Hargadons pub was Joanna Lumley
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The Times – Obituary of James Joyce (13 Jan. 1941)

Mr James Joyce, an Irishman whose book Ulysses, gave rise to much controversy, died at Zurich yesterday. The extremes of opinion on Joyce’s work are represented by Sir Edmund Gosse, who wrote to the Revue des Deux Mondes on ‘the worthlessness and impudence of his writings’, ...
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Hugh McFadden's curator insight, January 13, 2016 2:46 PM

The Times hedged its bets over Mr Joyce ... no real indication here of the significance of Ulysses

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Oscars 2016 - Brooklyn, Room, and short Stutterer Nominated | The Irish Film & Television Network

Oscars 2016 - Brooklyn, Room, and short Stutterer Nominated | The Irish Film & Television Network | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Breaking film and television news, production information, interviews, features, top stories, Irish film and television industry.
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Irish talent front and centre in the 2016 Oscar nominations

Irish talent front and centre in the 2016 Oscar nominations | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Saoirse Ronan and Michael Fassbender get acting nominations, while ‘Brooklyn’ and ‘Room’ both make the Best Picture list
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Room screenwriter Emma Donoghue slams "shockingly male" film industry

Room screenwriter Emma Donoghue slams "shockingly male" film industry | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
One glance at the Oscar nominations proves her correct.
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Oscars 2016: Room writer Emma Donoghue says 'I'm shaking with excitement' | EW.com

Oscars 2016: Room writer Emma Donoghue says 'I'm shaking with excitement' | EW.com | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Room, penned by Emma Donoghue, among top Oscar contenders

Room, penned by Emma Donoghue, among top Oscar contenders | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Canadian-Irish co-production Room, based on the bestselling novel by Emma Donoghue, is one of the top nominees for the Oscars.
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The New York Review of Books:: Joyce’s Many Lives - Denis Donoghue

The New York Review of Books:: Joyce’s Many Lives - Denis Donoghue | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
1. James Joyce died on January 13, 1941. A few months later two books on him appeared, Herbert Gorman’s James Joyce: A Definitive Biography and Harry Levin’s James Joyce: A Critical Introduction. These books served different purposes. Gorman’s was written under Joyce’s supervision: it was the latest of several books in which Joyce’s disciples took …
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Thomas Kinsella: ‘eliciting order from significant experience’

Thomas Kinsella: ‘eliciting order from significant experience’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Despite Kinsella’s radical change in form, his thematic concerns have remained the search for meaning and self-knowledge, the power of love, artistic creativity and the...
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