EMBASSY OF IRELAND LECTURE 2021
Date: 11 March, 18h00
Venue: Online – https://videoconf-colibri.zoom.us/j/85681516570
Organisation: CETAPS – Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies & ULICES – University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies
Sponsor: Embassy of Ireland in Portugal
ULICES Research Group 4 – Other English-speaking Literatures and Cultures invites you to attend the Embassy of Ireland Lecture 2021.
Guest writer: Professor Nicholas Grene (Trinity College Dublin)
Title: World into Word: The Farm Vision of Seamus Heaney
Professor Emeritus of Trinity College Dublin and a member of the Royal Irish Academy, Nicholas Grene’s research interests range from Shakespeare to modern Irish literature and to Indian literature in English. He is the author of a number of books, including: Synge: a Critical Study of the Plays (Macmillan, 1975), Shakespeare, Jonson, Molière: the Comic Contract (Macmillan, 1980), Bernard Shaw: a Critical View (Macmillan, 1984), Shakespeare’s Tragic Imagination (Macmillan, 1992), The Politics of Irish Drama (Cambridge University Press, 1999), Shakespeare’s Serial History Plays (Cambridge University Press, 2002), Yeats’ Poetic Codes (Oxford University Press, 2008) e R.K. Narayan (Northcote House 2011). With Chris Morash, he co-edited Oxford Handbook of Modern Irish Theatre (2016).
Nicholas Grene’s memoir, Nothing Quite Like It: An American-Irish Childhood (2011), focuses on his childhood experience of being moved from his native Chicago to county Wicklow and on his heritage as “an Anglo-Irish, American, Polish Jew”.
To join the session, please click below a few minutes before 18.00 / 6.00pm on 11 March:https://videoconf-colibri.zoom.us/j/85681516570