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Talking Humanities

We interview Jane Roberts, senior research fellow at the Institute of English Studies and emeritus professor of English language and medieval literature, University of London, about her new book, Kane from Canada, the memoir of George Kane (1916-2008) which she edited with his daughter, Mary Kane.


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Shifting Ground: Irish Poetry in a Time of Change

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Shifting Ground: Irish Poetry in a Time of Change

In the last hundred years, Ireland has seen seismic changes in its social and political worlds. Professor Eavan Boland discusses how these changes have come to be reflected or resisted in Irish poetry and whether the identity of the Irish poet has shifted with society.  


Latest podcast: Unsettling Communities - Reading / Conversation with Barbara Honigmann