New books for Irish and Scottish Studies in the University of Otago Library.
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Central Library: PR2631 .D658 2011
"Ben Jonson was the greatest of Shakespeare's contemporaries. His fame rests not only on the numerous plays he had written, but on his achievements over three decades as principal masque writer to the early Stuart court, where he had worked in creative, if at times stormy, collaboration with Inigo Jones..." BOOK JACKET.
Central Library: PR829 .M35 2012
Central Library: G155.I7 W55 2010
Central Library: PR6013.O59 Z847 2012
"This is the first dedicated biography of the extraordinary Irish woman, Eva Gore-Booth. Gore-Booth rejected her aristocratic heritage, choosing to live and work among the poorest classes in industrial Manchester. Her work on behalf of barmaids, circus acrobats, flower sellers, and pit-brow lasses is traced in this..." BOOK JACKET.
Central Library: PR6058.E2 Z726 2012
"In Gratitude for All the Gifts explores the literary and cultural links between the bestselling, Nobel Prize-winning Northern Irish poet Seamus Heaney and the preeminent Eastern European poets of the twentieth century, including fellow Nobel laureate Czeslaw Milosz and Zbigniew Herbert. Magdalena Kay opens new ground in comparative literary..." BOOK JACKET.
Central Library: DA925 .L57 2011
"From the Famine to political hunger strikes, from telling tales in the pub to Beckett's tortured utterances, the performance of Irish identity has always been deeply connected to the oral. Exploring how colonial modernity transformed the spaces that sustained Ireland's oral culture, this book explains why Irish culture has been..." BOOK JACKET.
Central Library: PN56.M54 O95 2010
"This handbook extends the scope and depth of previous synoptic guides, bringing together new approaches to the more obvious themes of modernist studies as well as new research on the variety of cultural, aesthetic, and geographical factors that were intrinsic to the creation of modernism..." BOOK JACKET.