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BBC Radio 3 - Colm Tóibín discusses the impact of Webern's music on creative writing.

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Irish novelist Colm Tóibín discusses the impact of Webern's music on creative writing.
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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 based in Sligo. He has published six books of poetry and fiction. 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...”. His recent collection of stories was shortlisted for the Danuta Gleed Literary Award.

 

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Samuel Beckett and the Politics of Aftermath

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Oxford University Press: "[James McNaughton's] Samuel Beckett and the Politics of Aftermath explores Beckett's creative responses to the Irish civil war and the crisis of commitment in 1930s Europe, to the rise of fascism, and the atrocities of World War II. Grounded in archival material, the volume reads in Beckett's letters and German Diaries his personal…
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The Last Days of Oscar Wilde

The Last Days of Oscar Wilde | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
He stared hard at Frank Harris, harder than he ever had, because this fact Harris needed to understand, even if it had to be driven in with hammer and nail. If they were to continue to coexist in this hotel, to continue to pass weeks together exiled from their respective homes, Harris had to give up the expectation
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Issue 123 Editorial Eavan Boland | Poetry Ireland

Issue 123 Editorial Eavan Boland | Poetry Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Read the editorial from Issue 123 of the Poetry Ireland Review
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‘One solace I have had over the past terrible year is the knowledge that John was – and is – deeply loved’

‘One solace I have had over the past terrible year is the knowledge that John was – and is – deeply loved’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Few could touch the quick of things as John Montague did in his verses
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Ballyturk-Enda Walsh's existential romp Ballyturk is Beckett on uppers

Ballyturk-Enda Walsh's existential romp Ballyturk is Beckett on uppers | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it

Theater review by Adam Feldman
Enda Walsh crams big themes into small spaces; his characters often live in hermetic, sometimes imaginary worlds that strain t
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Sneak preview: independent publishers’ top reads for 2018

Sneak preview: independent publishers’ top reads for 2018 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Irish and British small presses select two of their books they’re most excited about this year
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Over 70 theatre women call for Gate inquiry to be replaced

Over 70 theatre women call for Gate inquiry to be replaced | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Investigation of conduct of former director Michael Colgan ‘needs trust’ of alleged victims
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Video: Poet Nessa O'Mahony - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

Video: Poet Nessa O'Mahony - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Nessa O'Mahony reads her poetry as featured on the Poetry Jukebox.  The Poetry Jukebox will open at the Crescent Arts Centre on the 12th of October as part of the 2017 Belfast Internati
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Old Georgian House to be transformed into new home for Irish poetry... and it has some major backers

Old Georgian House to be transformed into new home for Irish poetry... and it has some major backers | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
After 40 years, it looks like Poetry Ireland may finally get its own centre in Dublin.
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Pearse Hutchinson: An Irish poet in Catalonia

Pearse Hutchinson: An Irish poet in Catalonia | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
What I love most about Catalonia is Catalan. That may sound almost inhuman, but through languages I love the people who made them. Pearse Hutchinson. Poetry Ireland Review, Spring, 1997 Pearse Hutchinson (1927 – 2012), és un reconegut poeta irlandès amb estrets lligams amb Catalunya i el món literari català de la segona meitat del segle…
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Samuel Beckett a secret Irish rebel

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Beckett scholar Michael Coffey reminds us of the Nobel Laureate Samuel Beckett’s nationalistic influences and writings.
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Samuel Beckett and Technology Conference

Samuel Beckett and Technology Conference | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The conference will explore the manifold intersections of technology with Beckett’s oeuvre throughout the years, and will consider their future trajectories. This includes the development of modern technologies in the fields of communication, broadcasting, medicine, and transportation in the beginning of the 20th century and their influence on Beckett’s early writing; his employment of new…
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Samuel Beckett and the Politics of Aftermath

Samuel Beckett and the Politics of Aftermath | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Oxford University Press: "[James McNaughton's] Samuel Beckett and the Politics of Aftermath explores Beckett's creative responses to the Irish civil war and the crisis of commitment in 1930s Europe, to the rise of fascism, and the atrocities of World War II. Grounded in archival material, the volume reads in Beckett's letters and German Diaries his personal…
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J.M. Coetzee: Eight Ways of Looking at Samuel Beckett

J.M. Coetzee: Eight Ways of Looking at Samuel Beckett | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
One. As Hugh Kenner explained to us long ago in his essay "The Cartesian Centaur," Samuel Beckett is a philosophical dualist. Specifically, Beckett writes as if he believes that we are made up of, that we are, a body plus a mind. Even more specifically, he writes as if he believes that the connection between mind and
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Arts festival and Druid up for Irish Times Theatre Awards

Arts festival and Druid up for Irish Times Theatre Awards | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Galway International Arts Festival and Druid Theatre Company are strong contenders at this year's Irish Times Theatre Awards, with both being nominated in a variety of categories.
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The Long Night of the Short Story- Belinda McKeon

This is "The Long Night of the Short Story- Belinda McKeon" by Arts Council on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.
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The radical act of seeing things as they are – with two sets of eyes

The radical act of seeing things as they are – with two sets of eyes | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Poet Liz Quirke and her partner, artist Yvonne Hennessy, discuss their collaboration on Quirke’s debut, ‘The Road, Slowly’
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Poetry Jukebox - Olive Broderick - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

Poetry Jukebox - Olive Broderick - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
As part of the Belfast International Arts Festival, a new initiative which brings new poetry to the streets of Belfast will launch in October.
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The statement of over 70 women supporting those who spoke out about Michael Colgan

The statement of over 70 women supporting those who spoke out about Michael Colgan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Actors, writers, directors, producers, designers and stage managers sign statement supporting others who ended silence about abuse of power
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Birdie by Nuala O’Connor

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Birdie For a heavy woman, I have oddly slender and agile fingers. These help when I pick out Chopin’s mazurkas. I play him as a gift to myself, he turns my guts to vapour. Today I play Opus 33, and the first part, as always, makes me rise above myself, like a revenant. ‘Your playing is…
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Johnny Depp hails ‘poet’ Shane MacGowan at 60th birthday bash for Pogues legend 

Johnny Depp hails ‘poet’ Shane MacGowan at 60th birthday bash for Pogues legend  | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
It was standing room only as fans from around the world joined a galaxy of stars at Dublin's National Concert Hall last night to celebrate the 60th birthday of legendary Pogues frontman
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Speaking With: Tramp Press

Speaking With: Tramp Press | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The founders of the publishing company chat about their extraordinary success in the last few years.
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RTÉ to live stream Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards

RTÉ to live stream Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
RTÉ Culture, in collaboration with RTÉ lyric FM, will be presenting a live stream of this year's Irish Times Theatre Awards, which take place at the National Concert Hall, Dublin on Sunday, February 25th.
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Shortlist Announced For Irish Theatre Awards | Events | Theatre | Hot Press

Shortlist Announced For Irish Theatre Awards | Events | Theatre | Hot Press | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
After a year of crisis in Irish theatre, the awards set down a marker as the celebration of Irish talent continues into its 21st year.
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New York Times-11 New Books We Recommend This Week including Mike McCormack

New York Times-11 New Books We Recommend This Week including Mike McCormack | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
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