The Crossings of Art in Ireland (Reimagining Ireland)


The essays during this quantity discover interartistic connections in Irish literature, drama, movie and the visible arts. inside of sleek and postmodern tradition, innovation is usually pushed via astounding interrelations among the humanities, and this publication deals a dialogue of this phenomenon and analyses a couple of works of art that movement throughout disciplines. a number of individuals study the concept that of ekphrasis, taking a look at how Irish writers equivalent to Seamus Heaney, John Banville, Paul Muldoon, Ciaran Carson, Patrick Kavanagh, W.B. Yeats and Samuel Beckett have replied to the visible arts. Others discover interartistic ‘crossings’ within the drama of Brian Friel, in James Barry’s eighteenth-century Shakespeare work and in modern Irish movie. jointly, the essays current a clean standpoint on Irish inventive tradition and open up new avenues for destiny research.

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