Book Reviews

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Book Reviews

Well Dreams: Essays on John Montague. Edited by Thomas Dillon Redshaw. Creighton University Press, 2004. Reviewed by James Liddy — 32kb



Ireland and Postcolonial Theory. Edited by Clare Carroll and Patricia King. University of Notre Dame Press, 2003. Reviewed by Andrew Kincaid — 66kb



How Celtic Culture Invented Southern Literature. By James P. Cantrell. Pelican Publishing Company, 2006. Reviewed by Michael Newton — 65kb



The Sea. By John Banville. Knopf: New York, 2005. Reviewed by Matthew Brown — 41kb



The Boghole Boys. By Gabriel Fitzmaurice. Cork: Marino, 2005. Reviewed by Robert Archambeau — 45kb



Lords of Battle: The World of the Celtic Warrior. By Stephen Allen. Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2007. Reviewed by Bryan Hanks — 43kb



Celtic Presence: Studies in Celtic Languages and Literatures: Irish, Scottish Gaelic and Cornish. Łódź: Łódź University Press, Poland, 2005. Reviewed by Emily McEwan-Fujita — 64kb



British Political Parties and National Identity: a Changing Discourse 1997-2010. By Pauline Schnapper. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011. Reviewed by Peter C. Grosvenor — 46kb



Celtic from the West: Alternative Perspectives from Archaeology, Genetics, Language and Literature. Edited by Barry Cunliffe and John T. Koch. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2010. Reviewed by Kevin Garstki — 45kb



The Child in British Literature: Literary Constructions of Childhood, Medieval to Contemporary. Edited by Adrienne E. Gavin. Oxford: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. Reviewed by Sara Gerend — 45kb



Conquest and Land in Ireland: The Transplantation to Connacht, 1649-1680. By John Cunningham. Oxford: Suffolk, UK: Royal Historical Society Publications/Boydell Press, 2011. Reviewed by Matthew C. Reilly — 48kb



Gablánach in scélaigecht: Celtic Studies in Honour of Ann Dooley. Edited by Sarah Sheehan, Joanne Findon and Westley Follett. Four Courts Press, 2013. Reviewed by Raymond J. Cormier — 48kb



Wayfaring Strangers: The Musical Voyage from Scotland and Ulster to Appalachia. By Fiona Ritchie and Doug Orr. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2014. Reviewed by Michael Newton — 84kb



Celts in the Americas. Edited by Michael Newton. Sydney, Nova Scotia: Cape Breton University Press, 2013. Reviewed by Michael Hornsby — 48kb



The Presbyterians of Ulster, 1680-1730. By Robert Whan. Woodbridge, Sussex, England: The Boydell Press, 2013. Reviewed by Peter Gilmore — 73kb



Ireland, India and Empire: Indo-Irish Radical Connections, 1919-64. By Kate O’Malley. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2018. Reviewed by Daniel Leach — 57kb