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”The East” as a Transit Space in the New Europe? Transnational Train Journeys in Prose Poems by Kurt Drawert, Lutz Seiler and Ilma Rakusa. In: German Life and Letters 68/2 (2015), 45-67. (2015)The past three decades, following the collapse of the Iron Curtain, have seen the development of a ‘European literature’ characterised by the emergence of transnational subjects and spaces. This also applies to a Europe ...
‘Rivers of ink’: searching for authentic representations of the Holocaust – words, pictures and the stories they tell (Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 2018)The Holocaust haunts the European mind, and its reverberations continue to this day. However, for those of us who were not there, all our knowledge, understanding and experience of this event is expressed in representations ...
The genesis of the Hunter Figure: A study of the dialectic between the biographical and the aesthetic in the early writings of Hunter S. Thompson (Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 2018)Hunter S. Thompson revolutionised American journalism in the 1970’s with the publication of ‘The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved’, in Scanlan’s Monthly, and ‘Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas’, in Rolling Stone magazine. ...
(Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 2017)This thesis examines the evolution and activity of fife and drum bands in Limerick city between 1840 and 1935. The topic was chosen because of the author’s involvement in St Mary’s Fife and Drum Band since 1976 and because ...
Exploring teacher-artist partnership as a model of CPD for supporting and enhancing arts education in Ireland: a research repor (Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, 2016-12)We are at a crossroads in Ireland with regard to teacher-artist partnerships. This joint governmental approach to these partnerships represents a crucial move towards a cohesive arts education strategy for schools. This ...