Revolution and Evolution
Edited By John Strachan and Alison O'Malley-Younger
The book also examines change in the culture of the island of Ireland, from the development of the Irish historical novel in the nineteenth century, to ecology in contemporary Irish women’s poetry, to the present state of the Roman Catholic Church in Ireland. Contemporary Irish authors examined include Roddy Doyle, Joseph O’Connor and Martin McDonagh.
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Notes on Contributors ELIZABETH BOYLE is a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in the Depart- ment of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic, University of Cambridge. She works on the intellectual culture of eleventh- and twelfth-century Ireland and is preparing for publication the selected correspondence of Whitley Stokes. MERVYN BUSTEED lectured in geography at Manchester University and is a former chair of the British Association for Irish Studies. He is an Hon- orary Research Fellow of Manchester and Liverpool universities. He is the author of Castle Caldwell, Co. Fermanagh: Life on a West Ulster Estate, 1750–1800 (2006) and a contributing editor, with F. Neal and J. Tonge, of Irish Protestant Identities (2008). LUCY COLLINS is Lecturer in English at University College Dublin. Edu- cated at Trinity College Dublin and Harvard University, where she spent a year as a Fulbright Scholar, she teaches and researches in the area of twentieth-century poetry and poetics. She has published many essays on modern poetry in English on Irish poets such as Thomas Kinsella, Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin and Medbh McGuckian, as well as on American women poets. She is currently completing a monograph on contemporary Irish women poets and editing an anthology, Poetry by Women in Ireland 1870. A co-edited collection of essays, Aberration in Modern and Contemporary Poetry, is scheduled for publication in 2010. EAMON MAHER is Director of the National Centre for Franco-Irish Stud- ies at the Institute of Technology, Tallaght (Dublin). He is editor of the Reimagining Ireland series with Peter Lang,...
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