A 10-day cultural festival which will be celebrating the Irish culture and influence on Australia
J.M.Synge and Travel Writing will send its readers back to the work being discussed with renewed interest.
Janet Moran’s performance exuded the confidence of a woman secure in her bodily attractiveness and willing to surrender to her drives, while David Pearse’s Bloom was steady, sane, thoughtful, loveable,
The book’s success, however, depends significantly on the accuracy of her portrayal of the grim reality of what the individuals experience in their varying engagements in the war
a phenomenal one man tour de force
Book Review by James McCaughey Colm Toibin House of Names, Picador. May 2017 RRP: $29.99 h/b 261 pp ISBN: 978 1760 551421 The ancient Greeks have left us a legacy of myths. Some of them are still current – the stories of Oedipus or Antigone, for instance. Others, though less known, the story of Pygmalion say, have …
For those with a literary bent, with legal training, interested in censorship or with a James Joyce obsession, this book about the American trials in which Ulysses was alleged to be pornographic is an engaging and enlightening read.
the silence; their calls,
borne on the wind’s leafy roar,
lodge in the mind, the marrow.
Williams refers to the Túatha as the ‘god-people’ to convey their indeterminate status between humanity and divinity
It might all lead to dull or grim stories, but Gebler’s characters are all human, damaged certainly, but each with his own story.