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“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 ...
Virtual History Lessons
(The Irish Times, 2003-02-15)
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 ...
Paperback review of 'Utterly Monkey'
(The Irish Times, 2006-04-15)
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, ...
Small and Perfectly Formed
(The Irish Times, 2003-11-29)
Travelling in Literature
(The Irish Times, 2004-11-20)
Puritans, Politics, Passion, Plainness
(The Irish Times, 2004-08-28)
High-flying Through History
(The Irish Times, 2004-07-03)