Tuesday, March 2, 2010

The Landscape in Literature Lecture Series

The School of English, Trinity College Dublin, presents a lectures series, The Landscape in Literature, focussing on the function and necessity of landscape.

The series will examine texts across a range of genre inlcuding myth and legend, epic, the realist novel, plays, poetry, fairy tales, the adventure story, colonial and postcolonial writing whilest exploring a wide array of themes including displacement and alienation, futuristic and apocalyptic landscapes, landscape and memory and disputed territories.

Timetable as follows:

02.03.2010: Joycean Landshapes, presented by Sam Slote.

09.03.2010: Cloudscapes: Shakespeare, Yeats, Beckett, Mahon, presented by Nicholas Grene.

16.03.2010: Burned Countryside: Reading Irish poetry of war from W B Yeats to Eavan Boland, presented by Gerald Dawe.

23.03.2010: Seeing New Englandly: Writing a Region, presented by Philip Coleman.

30.03.2010: Intertextual Landscapes in Irish Children's Literature: Lynch, Dillon, Thompson and Dowd, presented by Amanda Piesse.

Admission: The cost for the full series will be €45 or €6 for individual lectures. Concessionary rates are €30 for the full series or €4 for individual lectures.

Venue: Uí Chadhain Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College, D2

Time: 7.30pm, every Tuesday.

T: 01-8962885
E: lifoley@tcd.ie

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