‘THE EXTINGUISHED CASTLE’: ELIZABETH BOWEN’S HAUNTED HOUSE IN ‘HER TABLE SPREAD’

Dr Dawn Miranda Sherratt-Bado (Queen’s University Belfast) Elizabeth Bowen (7 June 1899 – 22 February 1973) Elizabeth Bowen had a thing for haunted houses. They appear frequently in her oeuvre, and especially in her short stories. One such tale, the comically grotesque ‘Her Table…

RESEARCH PIONEERS 12: Tina O’Toole

Tina O’Toole has been recognised as a leading scholar in Irish women’s studies since her first full-length published work, the Dictionary of Munster Women Writers, emerged in 2005 and added important names to the growing list of Irish women writers who had long been…

Building Bridges: Facilitating International and Interdisciplinary Networks For Early-Career Researchers

Sophie van Os, PhD Candidate Radboud University Nijmegen Building Bridges: Facilitating International and Interdisciplinary Networks for Postgrads and Early-Career Researchers, Sophie van Os, PhD Candidate Radboud University Nijmegen Geraldine Brassil (PhD Student Mary Immaculate College + Postgraduate Researcher for the IWWN) has illustrated in…

‘Everybody who wrote was a wonder to me’ Katharine Tynan, 1913

Geraldine Brassil, PhD student, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick Literary networks played a vital role in the careers of nineteenth century women writers. Professional journalism, as Joanne Shattock (2018) has noted, relied on contacts and contemporary women had varying stratagems for making key connections. Jane…