In Holy Cow!, pathos was blended with comedic bombast, prolixity with wordless groans, and irony with genuine feeling. The ending was incredibly moving, reminding us of Joyce the man and the writer.
A fundraising dinner to be held to create a Ned Kelly Museum at Glenrowan.
Holy Cow! Bloomsday in Melbourne’s 25th season celebrates women, fertility, the uses and abuses of tradition.
What was Irish about Brian Bourke? Of course, he had the name and the face, a map of Ireland.
While the setting and the craic is unmistakably Dublin, the literary tour embraces some Irish writers (Swift, Sterne, Goldsmith, Sheridan) but mostly lashes out at English classics – the revenge of a supremely gifted Irish writer on English letters.
Book Review by Frances Devlin-Glass David Park: Travelling in a Strange Land, Bloomsbury, London, 2018 ISBN: 9781408892787 RRP: £11.69 This is an extraordinary novella from a Northern Irish writer I was not aware of, but it makes me very curious to read more of his fiction. It’s a tale of a snow-locked father and son (with …
A seminar on the writing of Claire Keegan coming up in Sydney.
The Queensland Irish Association is back… St Pat’s Day, Brisbane….A Pioneer Family from the Darling Downs
Beside such extreme acts of violence, ordinary life was of course lived ordinarily, decently, by scores of citizens. The vast majority of people wanted no truck with the killing.
Kuch has succeeded in opening Ulysses a little further, and, in giving us another option to consider in the fictional future of the Blooms, offered us another opportunity to read Joyce’s magnificent book once more anew.