Easter 1916, by Denis Donoghue

  An edited version of a lecture delivered at the Yeats International Summer School, Sligo, 3 August 2015:     The second chapter of Ulysses has Stephen Dedalus teaching in Mr. Deasy’s school in Dalkey. The class is reading Milton’s ‘Lycidas,’ but Stephen also permits himself a reverie about historical facts: Had Pyrrhus not fallen

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Seamus Deane Honorary Field Day Lecture announced

The inaugural Seamus Deane Honorary Field Day Lecture takes place at the Playhouse, Artillery Street, in Derry on Saturday 12 September 2015 at 7pm. Entitled “Republics that were and might be”, it will be delivered by Seamus Deane himself. Deane has been described by his fellow co-director, Stephen Rea — who will attend the event

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