Tag Archives: Irish literature

CFPs: Fantasy, Irish literature, religion, the occult, Islam, horror, Shelley, the Inklings

CFPs for some exciting conferences ahead. 1. Once and Future  Fantasies conference, Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic (CFF) at the University of Glasgow, 13 –17 July 2022. Deadline: 22 October 2021  We therefore ask how fantasy and the fantastic engage with … Continue reading

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Folklore and Modern Irish Writing, by Anne Markey and Anne O’Connor

This book on Irish folklore and modern Irish writing looks very useful for those who, like myself, are fascinated by the way that folk tales can be endlessly reworked to give contemporary significance to old narrative structures and content.

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Irish Gothics: Genres, Forms, Modes, and Traditions, 1760-1890

New book from Palgrave Macmillan, edited by Christina Morin and Niall Gillespie, on Irish Gothic literature in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

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