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A Little History of Literature

Sutherland, John
A title that takes on a very big subject: the glorious span of literature from Greek myth to graphic novels, from The Canterbury Tales to Harry Potter. With masterful digressions into various themes - censorship, narrative tricks, self-publishing, taste, creativity and madness - it demonstrates the full depth and intrigue of reading.

A Personal Perspective On Irish PEN

Gaughan, J. Anthony

A Reader's Guide to Rilke's "sonnets to Orpheus"

Casey, Timothy J.

A Reader's Guide to Yeats's A Vision

Mann, Neil

A Short History of Ireland's Writers

Jeffares, Prof. A. Norman
All the leading Irish writers and some of the lesser known: playwrights, novelists, short story writers, poets.

A Treasury of Irish Literature (Barnes & Noble Omnibus Leatherbound Classics)

Various Authors
Celebrate Irish culture with this literary collection, which includes: traditional ballads; poems by Thomas Moore, James Clarence Mangan, William Allingham, William Butler Yeats and others; short stories by Wilde, Le Fanu and Carleton; the novels Castle Rackrent by Maria Edgeworth and A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce.

About Friel: The Playwright and the Work

Coult, Tony
Contains a range of documents and interview material that explores the playwright Friel's life, work and the experiences of his collaborators and fellow artists who put that work on stage, including Patrick Mason, Connall Morrison, Joe Dowling and actors Catherine Byrne and Mark Lambert.

About O'Casey

Stewart, Victoria
Dr Victoria Stewart explores the life and work of Sean O'Casey, whose writing career spanned some of the most tumultuous times in Ireland's history, tracing the path which led him to an association with Dublin's Abbey Theatre in the early 1920s, and the turn his career took after he made the decision to leave Ireland for good.

Accross The Lines

Cronin, Michael G.
"Across the Lines" is a study of how language mediates experience across cultures with regard to travel. The study is partly based on the books of various travel writers with no grasp of a foreign tongue and their perceptions using interpreters and guides.


Cardwell, Sarah
Offering a critical reappraisal of a prolific and popular genre, this text also brings new material into the broader field of television studies. It surveys the traditional discourses about adaptation, unearthing assumptions and misconceptions, and explores the problems of previous approaches.

Advertising, Literature and Print Culture in Ireland, 1891-1922

Strachan, J.
A study of Irish advertising's cultural, literary and ideological resonance in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Aesthetic Spaces

Peucker, Brigitte