Emmerich’s Reimagining of Elizabeth I in “Anonymous”.

Dr Edel Semple’s research seminar entitled “The Writer, The Queen, and The Director: Shakespeare, Elizabeth I and Emmerich’s Anonymous.” examined Emmerich’s appropriation of the world’s most famous playwright and female monarch. Dr Semple’s thorough analysis of Emmerich’s appropriation of Elizabeth I inspired this blog post because it provided a...

Textualities Conference 2014

This is the finalised schedule for UCC Textualities Conference 2014 which convened in the Western Gateway Building G18 on Friday 28th March. The conference featured speakers presenting on topics inspired by their respective MA modules: American Literature and Film, Irish Writing and Film, Modernities: Romanticism, Modernism, Postmodernism and Texts and...

“The bankes are overflowen, when stopped is the flood”. Temperance in “The Faerie Queene”.

A recent review of my blog brought to my attention that I am sorely lacking in Renaissance material. Throughout my Higher Diploma I had somehow managed to circumvent studying Renaissance literature and it wasn’t until this term that I could consider myself formally introduced to the subject. Fortunately this...

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