Studies

Studies (1912- ) an interdisciplinary quarterly journal edited at Maynooth, addressing contemporary questions in religion, education, sociology, history, and literature, with occasional articles about Irish writers; edited in the 1950s by Roland Burke Savage.

Seamus Deane, gen. ed., The Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing (Derry: Field Day Co. 1991), Vol. 3: Although The Bell and Envoy are credited with introducing modern currents into Ireland, it is the Jesuit magazine Studies which first introduced existentialism into cultural debates as early as 1946 [ed., Gibbons, 566]; Fr Francis Shaw’s ‘Challenge’ to Irish history appeared in no. LXI (1972) [590]; Gus Martin criticises Irish writer’s stereotypically Joycean alignment with ‘forces of rejection’ rather than ‘forces of affirmation’ [941], in Studies, 1965.

NOTE that John Maynard Keynes contrib. an article in 1933, supporting De Valera.