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Francis Hutcheson's aesthetics and his critics in Ireland: Charles-Louis de Villette and Edmund Burke
(Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies, University of Aberdeen, 2016)
In his own time as much as in ours, the response to Francis Hutcheson’s philosophy has concentrated above all on his contribution to moral thought, especially the articulation of a so-called ‘moral sense’.1 The moral ...
Transcription maximized; expense Minimized? Crowdsourcing and editing The Collected Works of Jeremy Bentham
(Oxford University Press, 2012-03-28)
This article discusses the crowdsourced manuscript transcription project Transcribe Bentham, and how it will impact upon long-established editorial practices at the Bentham Project, University College London, which is ...
"I Do Repent and Yet I Do Despair": Beckettian and Faustian allusions in Conor McPherson's the Seafarer and Mark O'Rowe's Terminus
In a press interview in April 2007, Conor McPherson correctly anticipated the imminent conclusion of the ‘Celtic Tiger’ period – the decade-long economic boom that had transformed Ireland into one of the world’s richest ...
'Albert Nobbs', Ladies and Gentlemen, and Quare Irish Female Erotohistories
(Edinburgh University Press, 2013-05)
This essay models an approach to quare Irish female erotohistoriography through analyzing George Moore's 1918 novella 'Albert Nobbs' (later adapted as The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs by French feminist playwright Simone ...
“Certaine Amorous Sonnets, Betweene Venus and Adonis”: fictive acts of writing in The Passionate Pilgrime of 1612
(Etudes Epistémè, 2012)
In c. 1599, the London stationer William Jaggard produced two editions of The Passionate Pilgrime, a collection of twenty poems best known for its inclusion of five sonnets by William Shakespeare. Having been lengthened ...
Review of Stewart Parker: A Life by Marilynne Richtarik
(Modern Humanities Research Association, 2015-10)
Stewart Parker is ofen spoken of as Ireland’s most unjustly neglected dramatist. His first play, Spokesong, was an unexpected hit at the Dublin Teatre Festival in 1975; his last play, Pentecost (1987), is one of the great ...
The spectre of the School of Night: former scholarly fictions and the stuff of academic fiction
(Early Modern Literary Studies, 2014)
This article re-examines the fortunes of the School of Night over the past century as it transitioned from a scholarly theory that enjoyed wide acceptance by early modernists to become almost exclusively the stuff of ...
Men, women, and not quite non-persons: derivatization in Roxana
(Société d’études anglo-américaines des XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles, 2018)
This article argues that Roxana exemplifies a peculiarly modern mode of “derivatization”: a form of “ontological reductionism” articulated by Ann J. Cahill in which individuals are diminished to “the reflection, projection, ...
A Novel to Excerise the Head
(The Irish Times, 2009-07-11)
John Locke, Edward Stillingfleet, and the Quarrel over Consensus
(Edinburgh University Press, 2017-02)
Philosophical antagonism and dispute by no means confined to the early modern period nonetheless enjoyed a moment of particular ferment as new methods and orientations on questions of epistemology and ethics developed ...