Irish Women's Literature (2041)

Five Fridays of January 17, 24, 31, February 7, (skip 14), and 21 from 3:30-5:30 pm

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Irish Women’s Literature will use the anthology Ireland's Women: Writings Past and Present to look at literature by and about women from the Middle Ages to the present. Some of the topics covered in our anthology include bodies, girly years, love, marriage and family, money and power, practical heroism, religion, and talk. Some of the excerpts include writings from Nell McCafferty, Edna O'Brien, Mary Morrissy, Emma Donoghue, Molly Keane, Mary O'Malley, Bernadette Devlin, Lady Gregory, Paula Meehan, Elizabeth Bowen, Maria Edgeworth, Nuala O'Faolain, Jennifer Johnston, Kate O'Brien, Anne Enright, Eilis Dillon, Eavan Boland, Mary Robinson, Lady Wilde, Nuala Archer, Edna Longley, the Gore-Booth sisters, Mary Lavin, Somerville and Ross, Deirdre Madden, Marina Carr, and Maud Gonne, Siobhan Campbell, and Fiona Shaw. Some writings about women by men will be examined too, including Swift, Joyce, O’Casey, Beckett, Yeats, and Banville. Five Fridays of January 17, 24, 31, February 7, (skip 14), and 21 from 3:30-5:30 p.m.


Ireland's Women: Writings Past and Present
Edited by Katie Donovan, A Norman Jeffares,  Brendan Kennelly.

ISBN: 9780393313604,  Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company    


Christopher Griffin studied literature at Trinity College and University College in Dublin and in US colleges. He taught humanities for 28 years at Strayer University, Irish literature at George Washington University for eight years, and classes on various topics at Politics and Prose for over 25 years.  He has published many reviews. He was a study leader on 18 Smithsonian Journeys and lectured for Smithsonian Associates. 

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ISBN: 9780393313604
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 17th, 1996