Volume X. Numbers 1-2 (2004)

Irish Litearature and Culture: Getting into Contact

Csilla Bertha
Introduction: "Getting into Contact"

DRAMA

Anthony Roche
Synge, Brecht, and the Hiberno-German Connection

Joan FitzPatrick Dean
Bringing the Abbey into Contact: The Ibsenite Theatre of Ireland

Heinz Kosok
Translation / Adaptation / Translocation / Acculturatio / Appropriation: Contemporary Irish Playwrights and Continental Drama

Peter Harris
Sex and Violence: The Shift from Synge to McDonagh

Michal Lachman
"From Both Sides of the Irish Sea": The Grotesque, Parody, and Satire in Martin McDonagh's The Leenane Trilogy

John L. Murphy
Nem arról hajnallik: Searching for Dawn in Shyllag and Treehouses

Frank Molloy
The Director versus the Playwright: Samuel Beckett Goes "Down Under"

Chiaki Kojima
J. M. Synge and Kan Kikuchi: From Irish Drama to Japanese New Drama

POETRY

Carla de Petris
Desmond O'Grady: The Wandering Celt . . . in Search of Europe

István Rácz
Heaneys of the Mind

John Montague
"A Holy Show"

Péter Dolmányos
Journeys of John Montague

Patricia A. Lynch
The Stylistics of Time and Tense in John Montague's "Home Again"

Peter Kuch
Seumas O"Sullivan - Getting Into and Out of Contact

WOMEN WRITING

Patricia Coughlan
Irish Literature and Feminism in Postmodernity

Giovanna Tallone
Elsewhere is a Negative Mirror: The "Sally Gap" Stories of Éilís Ní Dhuibhne and Mary Lavin

IRISH AND ANCIENT LEARNING

Dáithí Ó hÓgáin
Poetry in Social Life: Survival in Ireland of Old European Ideas

Yoko Chiba
W. B. Yeats's Occultism as a Symbolic Link to Other Cultures

Robert Tracy
Re-inventing St. Patrick: The Politics and Poetics of Vita Tripartita

Irene Lucchitti
Tomás O'Crohan: Getting in Contact with the Ancients

Máirín Nic Eoin
"Severed heads and grafted tongues": The Language Question in Modern and Contemporary Writing in Irish

Norman Vance
Dark and Bright Fathers: Tracing Intellectual Aristocracy in Ireland

Malcolm Ballin
Contacting Europe through Ireland To-day: 1936-1938

Julie-Ann Robson
"The Time of Opening Manhood": Mahaffy, Wilde, and Pater

WOMEN'S WRITING, POETRY, AND THE IRISH DIASPORA

Maureen Murphy
The Flowering of Field Day: Women's Writing and the Wild Geese

Borbála Faragó
"The Meeting of Two Tidal Roads": Tradition and Identity in Medbh McGuckian's The Face of the Earth and Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin's The Girl Who Married the Reindeer

Laura P. Z. Izarra
Locations and Identities in Irish Diasporic Narratives

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