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James F. Kenney on early Irish history as a field of research by American students
On the last day of 1930, James F. Kenney (author of the famous Sources for the Early History of Ireland) issued a clarion call to scholars in America to take up the study of early Irish history, and presented an agenda of ...
Configuring Irishness through coaching films: Peil (1962) and Christy Ring (1964)
(Taylor & Francis, 2016-07-12)
The sports coaching film has a long history, dating from at least 1932 with the production of Paulette McDonagh s How I Play Cricket which featured the legendary Don Bradman. However, coaching films dedicated to indigenous ...
Ovidian retro-metamorphosis on the Elizabethan stage
(McMaster University Library Press and Becker Associates, 2018-11-02)
Although Ovid dedicated his Metamorphoses to the subject of change, the vast majority of the corporeal alterations catalogued in this ancient Roman poem are singular, permanent transformations. In contrast, dramatists ...
The Jacobean Grand Tour: Early Stuart Travellers in Europe, Edward Chaney and Timothy Wilks. I.B. Tauris, London (2014)
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Resurrecting Shakespeare's ghost plays
(Oxford University Press, 2018-09-04)
This article draws attention to a group of remarkably similar novels published between 2003 and 2009: William Martin s Harvard Yard, Jennifer Lee Carrell s The Shakespeare Secret (also known as Interred with Their Bones), ...
Gower’s slothful Aeneas in Batman’s Christall Glasse of Christian Reformation
(Oxford University Press, 2014-08-01)
ALTHOUGH early modern medievalisms have been the subject of considerable interest in recent scholarship, much work remains to be done on the literary reception and influence of John Gower’s only major vernacular work, ...
Arachne in Marlowe’s ‘Ad amicam corruptam’ (Amores 2.5)
(Oxford University Press, 2018-09-20)
When, at the close of the sixteenth century, Christopher Marlowe’s rendition of Amores 2.5 posthumously appeared in All Ovids Elegies (the earliest vernacular translation of this work to have been published in Europe and ...
Regionalisation and Globalization in Irish Drama since 1990
The impact of globalisation on Irish theatre since the early 1990s has been considerable. A study of four recent Irish plays, all produced by "regional" theatre companies, suggests that contemporary Irish theatre is dominated ...