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A Terrible Beauty

Author: James Moran (University of Nottingham)

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R. F. Foster. Vivid Faces: The Revolutionary Generation in Ireland, 1890-1923. New York: Norton, 2014, xxiii + 464 pp.

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A Sacred Narrative

Author: Mairéad Carew (Discovery Programme: Centre for Archaeology and Innovation Ireland)

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John Waddell. Archaeology and Celtic Myth: An Exploration. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2014, v + 203 pp.

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Heads, Swords, Tongues, and Words

Author: Marie-Louise Coolahan (National University of Ireland, Galway)

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Patricia Palmer. The Severed Head and the Grafted Tongue: Literature, Translation and Violence in Early Modern Ireland. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015, 185 pp.

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Wily Familiarity

Author: Anne Karhio (University of Bergen / National University of Ireland, Galway)

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Seamus Heaney: Five Fables. Touchpress Limited, 2014, iPad app.

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Irish Periodicals: The Cultural Republic

Author: Martin Conboy (University of Sheffield)

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Periodicals and Newspapers in Twentieth Century Ireland: Writing Against the Grain. Edited by Felix Larkin and Mark O’Brien. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2014, 240 pp.

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The "Prince of Dinmurk"

Author: Scott W. Klein (Wake Forest University)

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Joyce/Shakespeare. Edited by Laura Pelaschiar. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2015, xii + 210 pp.

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Tainted Love

Author: Sylvie Mikowski (Université de Reims)

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Deirdre Brennan. Staying Thin for Daddy. Dublin: Arlen House, 2014, 191 pp.

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Soft Drinks

Author: Medbh McGuckian (Queen's University Belfast)

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Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin. The Boys of Bluehill. Winston-Salem, NC: Wake Forest University Press, 2015, 68 pp.

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Friend to the Poor

Author: Christine Kinealy (Quinnipiac University)

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Maureen O’Rourke Murphy. Compassionate Stranger: Asenath Nicholson and the Great Irish Famine. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2015, 366 pp.

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Dislocated Light

Author: Seán Hewitt (University of Liverpool)

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Frank Ormsby. Goat’s Milk: New and Selected Poems. Winston-Salem: Wake Forest University Press, 2015, 192 pp.

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Spot the Differences

Author: Marion R. Casey (New York University)

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William Jenkins. Between Raid and Rebellion: The Irish in Buffalo and Toronto, 1867-1916. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2013, xix + 511 pp.

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Allowing Nature Back

Author: Bill Adams (University of Cambridge)

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Paddy Woodworth. Our Once and Future Planet: Restoring the World in the Climate Change Century. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013, 515 pp.

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Taking in Friel

Author: Nicholas Grene (Trinity College Dublin)

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Christopher Murray. The Theatre of Brian Friel: Tradition and Modernity. London: Bloomsbury, 2014, xi + 299 pp.

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“An unrigged vision”

Author: Patricia Coughlan (University College Cork)

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Máire Mhac an tSaoi. An paróiste míorúilteach / The miraculous parish. Rogha Dánta / Selected Poems. Edited by Louis de Paor. Winston-Salem, NC: Wake Forest University Press, 2014, 202 pp.

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Random Selection

Author: Ciaran O'Neill (Trinity College Dublin)

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Educating Ireland: Schooling and Social Change. Edited by Deirdre Raftery and Karin Fischer. Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2014, 250 pp.

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A People with Too Many Names?

Author: Kerby A. Miller (University of Missouri)

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Benjamin Bankhurst. Ulster Presbyterians and the Scots Irish Diaspora, 1750-1764. Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013, xii-202 pp.

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“Making [Her] Exit”

Author: Maureen E. Ruprecht Fadem (The City University of New York/Kingsborough)

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Leontia Flynn. Reading Medbh McGuckian. Sallins, Co. Kildare: Irish Academic Press, 2014, 200 pp.

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Another Abbey

Author: Stephen Watt (Indiana University)

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Elizabeth Mannion. The Urban Plays of the Early Abbey Theatre: Beyond O’Casey. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2014, xvii + 218 pp.

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Then the Echoes

Author: Mark Bauer (University of California, Berkeley)

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Michael Longley, The Stairwell, Winston-Salem, NC: Wake Forest University Press, 2014, 80 pp.

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A Passion for Pageantry

Author: José Lanters (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)

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Joan FitzPatrick Dean. All Dressed Up: Modern Irish Historical Pageantry. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2014, xvii + 335 pp.

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