Shakespeare and the Irish Writer edited by Janet Clare and Stephen O Neill
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Lonergan, Patrick (2010) Shakespeare and the Irish Writer edited by Janet Clare and Stephen O Neill, Irish Theatre Magazine Online
Shakespeare, wrote Ben Jonson, was both the “soul of the age” and “for all time”. His work, that is, encapsulated the life of his society – but it also transcended space and time, acquiring universal importance. That duality is especially important when Shakespeare is considered in an Irish context.