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Shakespeare and the Irish writer

Shakespeare and the Irish writer

Author: Janet Clare; Stephen O'Neill
Publisher: Dublin, Ireland : University College Dublin Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Shakespeare has been a source of creative engagement and contest for Irish writers. The present volume addresses the treatment of Shakespeare in the work of Yeats, Joyce, Bowen, Wilde, Shaw, Beckett and McGuinness and also that of Irish language writers.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shakespeare and the Irish writer.
Dublin, Ireland : University College Dublin Press, 2010
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Clare; Stephen O'Neill
ISBN: 9781906359393 1906359393
OCLC Number: 432409004
Description: xii, 201 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Interpreting Shakespeare in Ireland / Janet Clare and Stephen O'Neill --
Shakespeare and the politics of the Irish Revival / Philip Edwards --
The "wild" and the "useful" : Shakespeare, Dowden and some Yeatsian antinomies / Brian Cosgrove --
Bhíos ag Stratford ar an abhainn : Shakespeare, Douglas Hyde, 1916 / Andrew Murphy --
Shakespeare as Gaeilge / Tadhg Ó Dúshláine --
Hamlet among the Celts : Shakespeare and Irish Ireland / Matthew Creasy --
Shakespeare and company : Hamlet in Kildare Street / Declan Kiberd --
George Bernard Shaw and the politics of Bardolatry / Cary Di Pietro --
William Shakespeare, Oscar Wilde and the art of appeal / Noreen Doody --
Lips that Shakespeare taught to speak : Wilde, Shakespeare, and the question of influence / Richard Meek --
"Like Shakespeare," she added- "or isn't it" : Shakespeare echoes in Elizabeth Bowen's portrait of Ireland / Heather Ingman --
Nothing will come of nothing : zero-sum games in Shakespeare's King Lear and Beckett's Endgame / David Wheatley --
Playing together : P William Shakespeare and Frank McGuinness / Helen Heusner Lojek.
Responsibility: edited by Janet Clare and Stephen O'Neill.


There is a long history in Ireland of performing, studying and responding to Shakespeare's plays. This title explores the responses to Shakespeare by Irish writers, in English and in Irish, since the  Read more...


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'Shakespeare and the Irish Writer ... is [a] rich collection of essays looking at the particularities of Irish responses to Shakespeare across time. As the essays demonstrate, Ireland has made major Read more...

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