Edited By Eamon Maher and Eugene O'Brien
This landmark collection marks the publication of the 100th book in the Reimagining Ireland series. It attempts to provide a «forward look» (as opposed to what Frank O’Connor once referred to as the « backward look») at what Irish Studies might look like in the third millennium. With a Foreword by Declan Kiberd, it also contains essays by several other leading Irish Studies experts on (among other areas) literature and critical theory, sport, the Irish language, food and beverage studies, cinema, women’s writing, Brexit, religion, Northern Ireland, the legacy of the Great Famine, Ireland in the French imagination, archival research, musicology, and Irish Studies in North America. The book is a tribute to Irish Studies’ foundational commitment to revealing and renewing Irishness within and beyond the national space.
About the author
Eamon Maher is Director of the National Centre for Franco-Irish Studies in TU Dublin and General Editor of the Reimagining Ireland series with Peter Lang.
Eugene O'Brien is Head of the Department of English Language and Literature in Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, and Director of the MIC Institute for Irish Studies.
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