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Author: Derek Hand (St. Patrick's College)

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Liam Harte. Reading the Contemporary Irish Novel 1987-2007. Chichester: Wiley Blackwell, 2014, 247 pp.

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Old Lads and New

Author: Moira E. Casey (Miami University, Ohio)

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Masculinity and Irish Popular Culture: Tiger’s Tales. Edited by Conn Holohan and Tony Tracy. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, v + 253 pp.

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Irish Minstrelsy

Author: David Wheatley (University of Aberdeen)

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Matthew Campbell. Irish Poetry Under the Union, 1801–1924. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013, 252 pp.

 

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Being Scandalous

Author: Malcolm Sen (Harvard University)

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Margot Backus. Scandal Work: James Joyce, the New Journalism, and the Home Newspaper Wars. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2013, 304 pp.

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Out of the Dark

Author: Michael E. Beebe (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)

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Liam O’Flaherty. Darkness. Edited by Brian Ó Conchubhair. Dublin: Arlen House, 2014, 152 pp.

 

 

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In Time For Us to Catch It

Author: Kelly Sullivan (New York University)

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Louis MacNeice. Collected Poems. Edited by Peter McDonald. Winston-Salem, NC: Wake Forest University Press, 2013, 836 pp.

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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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