FIELD DAY REVIEW 4 (2008), a journal of Irish studies, S.Deane and B. Mac Suibhne, eds.


FIELD DAY REVIEW 4 (2008), a journal of Irish studies, S.Deane and B. Mac Suibhne, eds.


Journal of Irish and international cultural studies, featuring essays by Seamus Deane and Pascal Casanova.

Published by Field Day in association with the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies at the University of Notre Dame.


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Field Day Review, vol. 4

Journal  Contents



Pascale Casanova, The Literary Greenwich Meridian: Thoughts on the Temporal Forms of Literary Belief

Toril Moi, Ibsen in Exile: Peer Gynt, or the Difficulty of Becoming a Poet in Norway

John Barrell, Radicalism, Visual Culture, and Spectacle in the 1790s

Breandán Mac Suibhne, Afterworld: The Gothic Travels of John Gamble (1770–1831)

Claire Connolly, Ugly Criticism: Union and Division in Irish Literature

Denis Condon, Politics and the Cinematograph: The Boer War and the Funeral of Thomas Ashe

David Fitzpatrick, ‘I will acquire an attitude not yours’: Was Frederick MacNeice a Home Ruler and Why does this Matter?

Seamus Deane, Snapped: Thomas Allen’s Pulp Fictions

Michael Cronin, Minding Ourselves: A New Face for Irish Studies

Fintan Cullen, The Lane Bequest: Giving Art to Dublin

Robert Tracy, ‘A statue’s there to mark the place’: Cú Chulainn in the GPO

Máirín Nic Eoin, Idir Dhá Chomhairle/ Between Two Minds: Interculturality in Literary Criticism in Irish



Luke Gibbons, Mourn and then Onward!

Patrick Griffin, Reckoning with the English

Bruce Nelson, My countrymen are all mankind

Deirdre McMahon, Plato’s Cave?

Sean Ryder, Ireland’s Difficulty, the Novelist’s Opportunity?

Peter McQuillan, Bardic Realities

Terry Eagleton, The Lack of the Liberal

Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh, Once upon a Time in the West