Studies: Art, literature and national identity

September 26, 2023

The autumn 2023 issue of 'Studies' has as its main theme the "web of indebtedness" into which Irish art and literature is woven.

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A key to understanding Mary Lavin

June 7, 2023

STUDIES :: An essay from winter 1963 by Augustine Martin, Professor of Anglo-Irish Literature at University College Dublin, on the great short story writer Mary Lavin.

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Eavan Boland on women poets in Ireland

April 28, 2023

JOHN BIRD [STUDIES] :: Renowned Irish poet Eavan Boland died three years ago this April. Her essay in Studies on Irish women poets is published here.

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The re-birth of Patrick Kavanagh

March 29, 2023

JOHN BIRD :: A look at Kavanagh's fascinating essay in 'Studies' (1959) about his transformation on the banks of the Grand Canal after his cancer treatment.

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