Modern Irish Literature

UFRN (Brazil)

Dr. Bruce Stewart
Reader Emeritus in English Literature
University of Ulster

Bem-vindo / Welcome
These pages reflect the content of the extension courses and lectures on modern Irish writers William Butler Yeats, James Joyce, Samuel Beckett and Seamus Heaney given at the Federal University of Rio do Norte [UFRN] and the Federal University of Joao Pessoa [UFPB] during August-Sept. 2012, March-April 2014 and June 2014 in Brazil. The first two are presented here in Powerpoint format while the third consists of written materials. All of quotations from originals or commentaries involved are also to be found in the pages of Ricorso.

Shakespeare’s Scottish Play (Macbeth)
Lecture 1
Lecture 2

Ireland in the 20th Century: Home Rule

Ulysses - The Lost Dubliners Story

Seamus Heaney: A Commemorative Series

The Major Irish Writers: Yeats, Joyce & Beckett

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Go to RICORSO for further information on numerous Irish writers - online.