Reveals why the great contributors to the tradition of prison writing are among the most crucial figures in Western literature, pairing writers from different periods and cultural settings, carefully examining the rhetorical strategies they used in captivity, often under the threat of death.
Collection of essays analysing the shifting representations of Irish men across a range of popular culture forms in the period of the Celtic Tiger and beyond, tracing the effects of these changes into popular understandings of what it is to be an Irish male.
Addresses one of the most enduring questions in political philosophy and constitutional theory – why is religion given special treatment in both law and public discourse?
Essays exploring the links between Irish periodical journals and journalism from the early 1900s onwards. Covers the many changes from before to after independence right up to the end of the 20th century.
Kerry Hardie’s seventh poetry collection, grounded in the natural world and focusing on landscape, loss, belonging and transformation.
A biography which draws on sources not consulted by other historians, examining Cosgrave’s career as local politician, rebel, minister, head of government for nearly ten years, and opposition leader.