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"Remembering thee, O Sion”

Author: Gregory Castle (Arizona State University)

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Memory Ireland. Vol. 4. James Joyce and Cultural Memory. Edited by Oona Frawley and Katherine O’Callaghan. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2014, xi + 225 pp.

 

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Otherwise than Beckett

Author: John Conlan (University of Notre Dame)

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Peter Fifield. Late Modernist Style in Samuel Beckett and Emmanuel Levinas. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013, 206 pp.

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A History of Incarceration

Author: Allison Macleod (University of Glasgow)

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Jessica Scarlata. Rethinking Occupied Ireland: Gender and Incarceration in Contemporary Irish Film. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2014, 272 pp.

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Beyond The Jaded Fixities

Author: Matthew Campbell (University of York)

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The Wake Forest Series of Irish Poetry, Volume III: Colette Bryce, Justin Quinn, John McAuliffe, Maurice Riordan, and Gerard Fanning. Edited by Conor O’Callaghan. Winston-Salem: Wake Forest University Press, 2013, xvii + 219 pp.

 

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New Life for “The Dead”

Author: Justin Tonra (National University of Ireland Galway)

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Gerardine Meaney, James Joyce – The Dead. Version 1.1. Dublin: UCD Humanities Institute, 17 Jun. 2014. iPad app.

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Flourishing in the Void

Author: Jill Wharton (University of Notre Dame)

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Máighréad Medbh. Savage Solitude: Reflections of a Reluctant Loner. Dublin: Dedalus Press, 2013; distributed in the U.S. by Syracuse University Press. 290 pp.

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ACIS-CAIS 2014: Continuing the Conversation

Author: Julie McCormick Weng and Kara Lee Donnelly

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As many of you in the Breac community know, the joint meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies and the Canadian Association of Irish Studies took place from June 11 to June 14 on the campus of University College Dublin. Over the next week, Breac Reviews will present a series of reviews of the conference. In this series, scholars in a range of periods and fields remark on some of the themes, trends, and questions that emerged throughout the event.

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An Inexhaustible Cauldron

Author: Hugh Fogarty

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Tomás Ó Cathasaigh. Coire Sois/The Cauldron of Knowledge: A Companion to Early Irish Saga. Edited by Matthieu Boyd. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2014, xxxi + 618 pp.

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An Interview with Tomás Ó Cathasaigh

Author: Tomás Ó Cathasaigh (Interview by Matthieu Boyd)

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Tomás Ó Cathasaigh is the author of Coire Sois, The Cauldron of Knowledge: A Companion to Early Irish Saga, just out from the University of Notre Dame Press.

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Singing Big

Author: Cathal Goan

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Leabhar Mór na nAmhrán [The Big Book of Songs]. Edited by Micheál Ó Conghaile, Lochlainn Ó Tuairisg, and Peadar Ó Ceannabháin. Indreabhán: Cló Iar-Chonnacht, 2013, 877 pp.

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Never Dunne with Miller

Author: Graham Price (University College Dublin)

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Eamonn Dunne. Reading Theory Now: An ABC of Good Reading with J. Hillis Miller. New York: Bloomsbury, 2013, xxxiii + 139 pp.

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