Volume VIII. Number 1 (2002)

Irish Studies

PREFACE

Jerry Nolan
Apocalypse in James Stephens: 1912-1914

Robert Tracy
His Story, Her Story: the Recent Adventures of Cathleen Ní Houlihan

Frank Sewell
Irish Mythology in the Early Poetry of Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill

Dáithí Ó hÓgáin
Dreaming and Dancing: W. B. Yeats's Use of Traditional Motifs in The Dreaming of the Bones (1919)

Aladár Sarbu
"That Extravagant Style": Walter Pater, W. B. Yeats, and Myth

Richard Pine
A Guest of Cultural Politics: The Twentieth-Century Musical Legacy of Thomas Moore

Don Gifford
James Joyce and Myth

Marianna Gula
Making Hope and History Rhyme: Nationalist Historiography in the Cyclops Episode of James Joyce's Ulysses

Lke Persson
A Walk through the Scars: From Pain to Healing in Brendan Kennelly's "Tetralogy" - Cromwell (1983), The Book of Judas (1991), Poetry My Arse (1995), and The Man Made of Rain (1998)

Marcella Edwards and John Goodby "glittering silt": The Poetry of Trevor Joyce and the Myth of Irishness

Giovanna Tallone
Unveiling the Vice: A Reading of Brian Friel's Faith Healer

Csilla Bertha
Poetically Dwelling: The Mythic and the Historical in Tom Murphy's The House

Michael Parker
A Class Apart: Sam Thompson's Over the Bridge, Its Contexts and Reception

José Lanters
Demythicizing/Remythicizing the Rising: Roddy Doyle's A Star Called Henry

Mária Kurdi
"The Whole Idea of Writing Historical Fictions Is Paradoxical": Talk with Irish Playwright Thomas Kilroy

REVIEW ESSAYS

Conor Johnston
Fenian Life on the Convict Ship Hougoumont: Fenian Diary: Denis B. Cashman on board the Hougoumont 1867-1868

Paulo Eduardo Carvalho
The Real Thing: The 1999 Special Issue of the Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies in Honour of Brian Friel at 70

BOOK REVIEWS

Sewell, Frank. Modern Irish Poetry: A New Alhambra
by Scott Brewster

Grene, Nicholas. The Politics of Irish Drama: Plays in Context from Boucicault to Friel
by Ondrej Pilný

Kamm, Jürgen, ed. Twentieth-Century Theatre and Drama in English: Festschrift for Heinz Kosok on the Occasion of His 65th Birthday
by Mária Kurdi

Bolger, Dermot, ed. Druids, Dudes and Beauty Queens: The Changing Face of Irish Theatre
by Charlotte Headrick

Kurdi, Mária. Codes and Masks: Aspects of Identity in Contemporary Irish Plays in an Intercultural Context
by Giovanna Tallone

McGrath, F. C. Brian Friel's (Post)Colonial Drama: Language, Illusion and Politics
Mária Kurdi

NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS