Ulysses’ ‘interiorization’ is one reason why the book is considered to be unfilmable. Ulysses in Plaguetime deals with this problem by having Dedalus and Bloom speak directly to the viewer in Proteus and Lotus Eaters, as if in video diaries.
In the Arms Crisis of 1970, questions abounded, of perjury and all other kinds of skullduggery.
This is the kind of book that makes you wonder why there is so much written about other leaders of newly independent Ireland and so little about Arthur Griffith.
Two contemporary fictions reviewed, one about the ever popular Bram Stoker, and the other about the challenges facing millennials.
If you ever wondered why Anne Enright was chosen as first Laureate for Irish Fiction, this book will explain.
Women writers in Australian in the first half of the twentieth century were flying blind in the face of a culture that didn’t really expect them to be successful as writers
A book about an Irish hermit and priest who spent 47 years in the West Australian desert and opened cross-cultural religious dialogue with indigenous Australians.
‘The Facts are that the Irish Republic exists.’
Ceo Bruithne agus scéalta eile (Heat Haze and other stories) Book Review by Dymphna Lonergan Colin Ryan Ceo Bruithne agus scéalta eile. Cló Iar-Chonnacht 2019. 100 pp. ISBN: 978 1 7844 203 3 RRP: €10 A heat haze, according to Wikipedia, is ‘a shimmering of the air near the ground that distorts distant views’. ‘Ceo Bruithne’ is …
Two newish Irish fiction writers making waves globally.