Select Annual Listing of Books on Irish Literature & Its Contexts: 2002

Literary Works
Poetry
Fiction
Drama
Autobiography
Biography (Lit. & Hist.)
Miscellaneous Writings
Scholarly Editions
Anthologies
Commentary
Literary & Cultural Studies
Critical Studies: Individual Authors
Historical studies: General
Historical Studies: 20th Century
Religion in Ireland
Act of Union (Bicentennial)
Political Studies
Northern Ireland/Ulster
Religion in Ireland
Diaspora Studies
Women’s Studies
Historical Documents & Reprints
Language Studies
Media Studies & Digital Publ.
Archaeology, Art & Architecture
Reference Works
Journals & Special Issues
Electronic Publication
    Poetry
  • Beckett, Samuel, Poems 1930-1989; with Previously Unpublished Poems and Translations (London: John Calder Publ 2002), 226pp.
  • Bolger, Dermot, The Reed Bed (Oldcastle: Gallery Press 2002), 78pp.
  • Boran, Pat, As the Hand, the Glove (Dublin: Dedalus Press 2002), 86pp.
  • Bradbury, Ray, I Live by the Invisible (Galway: Salmon Poetry 2002), 96pp.
  • Carson, Ciaran, The Inferno of Dante Alighieri: A New Translation (London: Granta 2002), 296pp.
  • Coll, Mary, All Things Considered (Galway: Salmon Press 2002), 48pp.
  • Deppe, Ted., Cape Clear: New & Selected Poems (Galway: Salmon Press 2002), 100pp.
  • Donaldson, Moyra, Beneath the Ice (Belfast: Lagan Press 2002), 72pp.
  • Donovan, Katie, Day of the Dead (Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Bloodaxe 2002), 80pp
  • Ennis, John, Near St. Mullins (Dublin: Dedalus Press 2002), 78pp.
  • Fitzmaurice, Gabriel, I and the Village (Dublin: Marino 2002), 160pp.
  • French, Tom, Touching the Bones (Oldcastle: Gallery Books 2002), 72pp.
  • Greacen, Robert, Shelley Plain (Dublin: Happy Dragons Press 2002), q.pp. [Selection]
  • —, Lunch at the Ivy (Belfast: Lagan Press 2002), 52pp.
  • Groarke, Vona, Flight (Oldcastle: Gallery Press 2002), 74pp.
  • Hartnett, Michael, A Book of Strays (Oldcastle Gallery Press 2002), 80pp.
  • Henry, James, Selected Poems, ed. Christopher Ricks (Dublin: Lilliput Press 2002), 192pp.
  • Houchin, Ron, Moveable Darkness (Galway: Salmon Press 2002), 68pp.
  • Hutchinson, Pearse, Collected Poems (Oldcastle: Gallery Books 2002), 293pp.
  • —, Done into English (Oldcastle: Gallery Press 2002), q.pp.
  • Johnston, Fred, Being Anywhere: New and Selected Poems (Belfast: Lagan Press 2002), 110pp.
  • Lysaght, Seán, Erris (Oldcastle: Gallery Press 2002), 96pp.
  • Kell, Richard, Collected Poems, intro. Fred Johnston (Belfast: Lagan Press 2002), 246pp.
  • McAuliffe, John, A Better Life (Oldcastle: Gallery Press 2002), 56pp.
  • McGuckian, Medbh, The Face of the Earth (Oldcastle: Gallery Press 2002), 80pp.
  • McKiernan, Ethna, Those Who Swear You Can’t Start Over (Galway: Salmon Poetry 2002), 92pp.
  • Mahon, Derek, trans., Saint-John Perse, Birds (Oldcastle: Gallery Press 2002), 36pp.
  • Monaghan, Patricia, Dancing with Chaos (Galway: Salmon Press 2002), 82pp.
  • Morrissey, Sinéad, Between Here and There (Manchester: Carcanet Press 2002), 58pp.
  • Muldoon, Paul, Moy Sand and Gravel (London: Faber & Faber 2002), q.pp.
  • O’Driscoll, Dennis, Exemplary Damages (Anvil Poetry Press 2002), 88pp.
  • O’Meara, Liam, Burned All My Witches: An Autobiography in Verse (Dublin: Riposte Books 2002), 104pp.
  • O’Siadhail, Michael, The Gossamer Wall: Poems In Witness to the Holocaust (Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Bloodaxe 2002), 128pp. [cover ill. by Tony O’Malley].
  • Quinn, Justin, Fuselage (Dublin: Gallery Press 2002), 56pp.
  • Smith, Michael, trans. Federico Garcia Lorca, The Tamarit Poems (Dublin: Dedalus Press 2002), 68pp.
  • Scully, Maurice, Postlude (Wicklow: Wild Honey Press 2002), 32pp.
  • Skinner, Knute, Stretches (Galway: Salmon Press 2002), 92pp.
  • Smyth, Gerard, Daytime Sleeper (Dublin: Dedalus Press 2002), 104pp.
  • Sweeney, Matthew, A Picnic on Ice: Selected Poems (London: Jonathan Cape 2002), 147pp.
  • Tinley, Bill, Grace (Dublin: New Island Press 2002), 64pp.
  • Woods, Joseph, Sailing to Hokkaido (Kent: Worple Press 2002), 56pp.

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    Fiction
  • Banville, Vincent, An Accident Waiting to Happen (Dublin: New Island Press 2002), 80pp.[John Blaine crime]
  • Baker, Garret, Love Nor Lack of Love (Dublin: A. & A. Farmer 2002). 177pp.
  • Banville, John, Shroud (London: Picador 2002), 408pp. [sequel to Eclipse]
  • Bardwell, Leland, Mother to a Stranger (Belfast: Blackstaff Press 2002), 186pp.
  • Barry, Sebastian, Annie Dunne (London: Faber & Faber 2002), 228pp.
  • Binchy, Maeve, The Builders (Dublin: New Island Press 2002), 80pp.
  • Binchy, Maeve, Quentin’s (London: Orion 2002), 345pp.
  • Bruen, Ken, The Killing of the Tinkers (Dingle: Brandon Press 2002), 304pp.
  • Calvin, John, The Mercury Man (Dublin: TownHouse 2002), 384pp.
  • Citron, Lana, Spilt Milk (NY: Simon & Schuster; Dublin: TownHouse 2002) [author of Sucker]
  • Collins, Jude, The Garden of Eden All Over Again (NY: Simon & Schuster; Dublin: TownHouse 2002)
  • Considine, June, When the Bough Breaks (Dublin: New Island Press 2002), 400pp.
  • Conry, Rosemary, Flowers of the Fairest (Dingle: Brandon 2002), 224pp.
  • Corr, Audrey, Dead Organised (Dublin: Townhouse 2002), 368pp.
  • Deane, John F., Undertow (Belfast: Blackstaff Press 2002), 400pp.
  • Donoghue, Emma, The Woman who Gave Birth to Rabbits (London: Virago, 2002), 212pp.
  • Doughty, Anne, On a Clear Day (Belfast: Blackstaff Press 2002) [q.pp.]
  • Doyle, Mogue, Dancing with Minnie the Twig (Black Swan 2002), 252pp.
  • Doyle, Rose, Fate and Tomorrow (London: Stoddard & Houghton 2002), 404pp.
  • Enright, Anne, The Pleasure of Eliza Lynch (London: Jonathan Cape 2002), 256pp.
  • Foley, Michael, Beyond (Belfast: Blackstaff Press 2002), 298pp.
  • Gallagher, Brian, Junk Male (London: Orion 2002), 256pp.
  • Graham, Brendan, The Elements of Fire (London: HarperCollins 2002), 446pp.
  • Haire, Wilson John, The Yard (Dingle: Brandon Press 2002), 192pp.
  • Furlong, Nicholas, Young Farmer Seeks Wife (Dublin: Marino 2002), q.pp.
  • Johnston, Jennifer, This is Not a Novel (London: Review 2002), 213pp.
  • Kelly, Cathy, Letter from Chicago (Dublin: New Island Press 2002), 80pp.
  • —, Just Between Us (London: HarperCollins 2002), q.pp.
  • Kennedy, James, Fat God, Thin God (Cork: Mercier Press 2002), 320pp.
  • McCloskey, Molly, The Beautiful Changes (Dublin: Lilliput Press 2002), 224pp. [stories]
  • McCafferty, Kate, Testimony of an Irish Slave Girl (NY: Viking Press 2002), xii, 210pp.
  • McEldowney, Eugene, Stella’s Story (Dublin: New Island 2002), 370pp.
  • McGahern, John, That They May Face the Rising Sun (London: Faber & Faber 2002), 298pp.
  • McLaverty, Michael, Collected Short Stories, intro. by Seamus Heaney (Belfast: Blackstaff Press 2002), 307pp.
  • Mhac an tSaoi, Máire, A Bhean Óg Ón … (Cló Iar-Chonnachta 2002), 62pp.
  • McKinney, Blánaid, The Ledge (London: Phoenix House 2002), 249pp.
  • Maguire, Aisling, Breaking Out (Belfast: Blackstaff Press 2002), 208pp.
  • Murphy, Orla, The Sway of Winter (Dublin: Lilliput Press 2002), 256pp.
  • Myers, Kevin, Banks of Green Willow (London: Scribner; Dublin: TownHouse 2002), 288pp.
  • Morrison, Danny, All the Dead Voices (Cork: Mercier Press 2002), 192pp.
  • Nestor, Tom, Driving with Daisy (Dublin: New Island Press 2002), 80pp.
  • Nestor, Tom, The Blue Pool (Cork: Collins Press 2002), 380pp.
  • O’Brien, Edna, In the Forest (London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2002), 218pp.
  • O’Connor, Joseph, Star of the Sea (London; Secker & Warburg 2002), 410pp.
  • Ó Muirí, Daithí, Cogaí (Cló Iar-Chonnachta 2002), q.pp.
  • —, Uaigheanna agus Scéalta Eile (Cló Iar-Chonnachta 2002), q.pp.
  • Ó Raighne, Mícheál, Nach Iomaí Cor sa Saol (Cló Iar-Chonnachta 2002).
  • O’Connell, Fergus, Call the Swallow (Dublin: New Island Press 2002), 420pp.
  • Parsons, Julie, Eager to Please (London: Pan Books 2002), 300pp.
  • Power, Edmund, No Christian Grave (NY: Simon & Schuster; Dublin: TownHouse 2002), 416pp.
  • Purcell, Deirdre, Entertaining Ambrose (London: Pan Books 2002), 420pp.
  • —, Has Anyone Here Seen Larry? (Dublin: New Island Press 2002), 80pp.
  • —, Marble Gardens (Dublin: New Island Press 2002), 375pp.
  • Robinson, Tim, Tales and Imaginings (Dublin 2002), 256pp.
  • Ronan, Frank, Home (London: Sceptre Lir 2002), q.pp.
  • Trevor, William, Story of Lucy Gault (London: Viking 2002), 227pp.
  • Wall, William, The Map of Tenderness (London: Sceptre 2002), 286pp. [stories]
  • West, Tara, Fodder (Belfast: Blackstaff 2002), 252pp.

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    Drama
  • Carr, Marina, Ariel (Oldcastle: Gallery Press 2002), 72pp.
  • Culletin, Jim, ed., Fishamble/Pigsback Plays (Dublin: New Island Press 2002), 400pp. [incl. plays by Joseph O’Connor, Pat Kinevane, Ian Kilroy, et al.)
  • Friel, Brian, Three Plays After (Oldcastle: Gallery Books 2002), 104pp. [The Bear, Yalta Game, and Afterplay].
  • Kilroy, Thomas, Ghosts (Oldcastle: Gallery Books), q.pp. [after Ibsen].
  • Mac Intyre, Tom, The Great Hunger [and] The Gallant John-Joe (Oldcastle: Gallery Books 2002), 96pp.
  • Mathews, Aidan, Communion (London: Nick Hern 2002), 88pp.
  • Ó Conghaile, Mícheál, Ualach an Uaignis/The Lonesome West (Cló Iar-Chonnachta 2002) [trans.]

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    Autobiography
  • Boylan, Henry, A Voyage Round My Life (Dublin: A. & A. Farmar 2002), 176pp.
  • Brennan, Robert, Ireland Standing Firm: My Wartime Mission in Washington [and] Eamon de Valera, ed., Richard H. Rupp [Classic Irish History] (UCD Press 2002), 200pp.
  • Keane, Roy [with Eamon Dunphy], The Autobiography of Roy Keane (London: Michael Joseph 2002), 292pp.
  • McNeillie, Andrew, An Aran Keening (Dublin: Lilliput Press 2002), 246pp.
  • Montague, John, Company (London: Duckworth 2002), 190pp.
  • Moriarty, John, Notes: An Autobiography (Dublin: Lilliput Press 2002), 710pp.
  • Morrison, Blake, Things My Mother Never Told Me (London: Chatto & Windus 2002), 352pp. [the English laureate’s mother was Irish].
  • Morrison, Danny, All the Dead Voices (Cork: Mercier Press 2002), 192pp.
  • Murphy, Richard, The Kick (London: Granta 2002), vi, 390pp.
  • Stanley Price, Somewhere To Hang My Hat (Dublin: New Island Press 2002), qpp.
  • Ó Grianna, Séamus, When I Was Young, trans. A. J. Hughes (Dublin: A. & A. Farmar 2002), 248pp.
  • O’Higgins O’Malley, Una, From Pardon to Protest: Memoirs from the Margins (Galway: Arlen House 2002), 230pp.
  • Quinn, Niall, Niall Quinn: The Autobiography (London: Headline 2002), 320pp.
  • Somerville-Large, Peter, An Irish Childhood (London: Constable 2002), 256pp.
  • Young, Augustus, Light Years (London: Enitharmon/London Magazine Edns 2002), 320pp.

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    Biography (Literary & Historical)
  • Adams, Bernard, Denis Johnston 1901-1984 (Dublin: Lilliput Press 2001), 320pp.
  • Anderson, Brendan, Joe Cahill: A Life in the IRA (Dublin: O’Brien Press 2002), 384pp., ill [32pp. photos].
  • Brannigan, John, Brendan Behan: Cultural Nationalism and the Revisionist Writer (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2002), 202pp.
  • Brown, Michael, Francis Hutcheson in Dublin 1719-1730 : The Crucible of his Thought (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2001), 240pp.
  • Craig, Patricia, Brian Moore: A Biography (London: Bloomsbury 2002), 306pp.
  • de Brún, Fionntán , Seosamh Mac Grianna: An Mhein Ruin (An Clochomhar 2002).
  • Fauske, Christopher, William King and the Anglican Irish Context 1688-1729 (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2002), 208pp.
  • Geoghegan, Patrick M., Robert Emmet: A Life (Dublin: Gill & Macmillan 2002), 304pp.
  • Gillespie, Raymond, Scholar Bishop: The Recollections and Diary of Narcissus Marsh, 1638-96 (Cork UP 2002).
  • Holmes, Richard, Wellington: The Iron Duke (London: HarperCollins 2002).
  • McCormack, W. J., Roger Casement in Death or Haunting the Free State (UCD Press 2002), 256pp. & 4pp. photos.
  • McKenna, John, & Jonathan Shackleton, Shackleton: an Irishman in Antarctica (Dublin: Lilliput Press 2002), 192pp.
  • Mulvey, Helen E., Thomas Davis and Ireland: A Biographical Sketch (Washington: CUA Press 2002), 288pp. [incl. bibl.]
  • Mulholland, Marie, The Politics and Relationships of Kathleen Lynn (Dublin: Woodfield Press 2002), 124pp.
  • Murphy, Richard, The Kick (London: Granta 2002), vi, 379pp.
  • O’Brien, Justin, The Modern Prince: Charles J. Haughey and the Quest for Power (London: Merlin 2002), 320pp.
  • O’Meara, Liam, A Lantern on the Wave: A Study of the Life of the Poet Francis Ledwidge (Dublin: Riposte Books 2002), 176pp.
  • Quinlan, Carmel, Genteel Revolutionaries: Anna and Thomas Haslam and the Irish Women’s Movement (Cork UP 2002, 2005), i, 265pp.
  • Quinn, James, A Life of Thomas Russell 1767-1803: A Soul on Fire (Dublin: Irish Academic Press 2002), 336pp.
  • Rafter, Kevin, Martin Mansergh: A Biography (Dublin: New Island Press 2002), 350pp., ill.
  • Saddlemyer, Ann, Becoming George: The Life of Mrs W. B. Yeats (Oxford UP 2002), 808pp.
  • Semple, Patrick, Believe It or Not: A Memoir (Dublin: Columba Press 2002), 180pp.
  • Shortall, Barry, Willie and Maud: A Love Story (Cork: Collins Press 2002), 250pp.
  • Smith, Gus, & Des Hickey, John B. (Cork: Mercier Press 2002), q.pp.
  • Tierney, Martin, A Classicist’s Outlook: Michael Tierney, KSG, MA, DLitt 1874-1975: A Life and Essays (Marlborough Rd. [Author] 2002), 252pp., ill.
  • Townend, Paul A., Father Mathew: Temperance and Irish Identity (N. Carolina UP 2002), 320pp.
  • Turner, Frank, John Henry Newman: The Challenge to Evangelical Religion (Yale UP 2002], 752pp.
  • White, Norman, Hopkins in Ireland (UCD Press 2002), 236pp.

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    Miscellaneous Writings
  • Heaney, Seamus, Finders Keepers: Selected Prose 1971-2000 (London: Faber & Faber 2002), 416pp.
  • Kelly, Rita & Pauline Bewick, Kelly Reads Bewick (Galway: Arlen House 2002), 112pp. [poet on painter].
  • Kelleher, John V., Selected Writings of John V. Kelleher on Ireland and Irish America (South Illinois UP 2002), 320pp.
  • J. C. C. Mays, Fredson Bowers and the Irish Wolfhound (Clonmel: Coracle 2002), 82pp.
    Murphy, Dervla, Through the Embers of Chaos: Balkan Journeys (London: John Murray 2002), 388pp.
  • Ó Cadhain, Mairtín, Barbed Wire (Baile atha Cliath: Coiscéim 2002), 531pp.
  • Tóibín, Colm, Love in a Dark Time: Gay Lives from Wilde to Almodovár (London: Picador 2002), 279pp. [incls. Wilde, Casement, et al.]

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    Scholarly Editions
  • Chuto, Jacques, et al., eds., The Collected Works of James Clarence Mangan. Part I: Prose 1832-1839, and Part 2: Prose 1840-1882. (Dublin: Irish Academic Press 2002), 496, 496pp.
  • —, Selected Poems of James Clarence Mangan (Dublin: Irish Academic Press 2002), 320pp.
  • Clifford, Brendan, ed., James Clarence Mangan: Anthologica Germanica [rep. edn.] (Belfast: Athol 2002), 68pp.
  • Deane, Vincent, D. Ferrer & G. Lernout, eds., James Joyce, The Finnegans Wake Notbooks at Buffalo (Belgium: Brepols Publ 2002-)
  • Finneran, Richard, ed., The Yeats Reader: A Portable Compendium of Poetry, Drama and Prose (London: Palgrave Macmillan 2002), 588pp.
  • Hurst, Michael, ed., Political and Cultural Analyses of Ireland, 6 vols.[Ireland Observed Ser.] (Bristol: Thoemmes 2002), 2700pp. [contents].
  • Kelly, William, ed., Sir Henry Dowcra’s Narration of the Service Done by the Army employed to Lough Foyle [Irish Narratives] (UHF 2002) [96pp.].
  • McWilliams, Patrick, Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland: Index of People and Places (Belfast: QUB/IIS 2002) [being index to 40-vol. ser.], 767pp.
  • Moody, T. W, R. B. Mc Dowell, & C. J. Woods, ed., The Writings of Theobald Wolfe Tone 1763-98, Vol. II: America, France and Bantry Bay, Aug. 1795-Dec. 1796 (Oxford: Clarendon Press 2002), 446pp.
  • Mullaly, Evelyn, The Deeds of the Normans in Ireland: La Geste des Engleis en Yrlande [The Song of Dermot and the Earl] (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2002), 240pp.
  • Nicholson, Asenath, Ireland’s Welcome to the Stranger (Dublin: Lilliput Press 2002), 384pp.
  • Seán Ó Coileain, ed., An tOileánach by Tomás Ó Criomthain (BAC: Cló Talbóid 2002), 346pp.
  • Quinn, Antoinette, ed., Selected Prose of Patrick Kavanagh (Dublin: Lilliput Press 2002), 320pp.

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    Anthologies, Interviews & Almanacs
  • Cooper, David, ed., The Petrie Collection of the Ancient Music of Ireland (Cork UP 2002), 280pp.
  • Brown, John, ed., In the Chair: Interviews with Poets from the North of Ireland (Galway: Salmon 2002)., 333pp. [22 poets; Robert Greacen to Colette Bryce, incl. Seamus Heaney, Paul Muldoon, Michael Longley, Medbh McGuckian & Cathal Ó Searcaigh].
  • Dawe, Gerald, & Michael Mulreany, eds., The Ogham Stone: An Anthology of Contemporary Ireland, intro. by Brian Farrell (Dublin: IPA 2002), 240pp., 8 b&w photos.
  • Dorgan, Theo, & Malcolm Maclean, eds., An Leabhar Mór: The Great Book of Gaelic (Edinburgh; Canongate 2002), 334pp.
  • Flannery, Noel, & Matt Cannon, eds., Pens for Peace (Irish Peace Inst./Limerick Univ 2002), 268pp.
  • Longley, Michael, ed., 20th Century Irish Poems (London: Faber & Faber 2002), 130pp.
  • MacMonagle, Niall, ed., Off the Wall (Dublin: Marino 2002), 224pp. [anthology of contemp. poets]
  • MacMahon, Seán, ed., The Derry Anthology (Belfast: Blackstaff 2002), 256pp.
  • Burke, Angela, Ní Dhonnchadha, Máirín, et al., The Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing: Irish Women’s Writing and Traditions [Field Day Anthology of Irish Literature, Vols. 4 & 5] (Cork UP 2002), 1,600pp.
  • O’Hagan, Andrew, & Colm Tóibín, eds., New Writing II (London: Picador 2002) [pb.]
  • McAllister, et al., eds., Breaking the Skin: Twenty-First Century Irish Writing, 2 vols. ([Belfast:] Mountain Press 2002), Vol I: ed. John McAllister & Frankie Sewell; Vol. II: ed., Nigel McLoughlin & Martin Fluharty.
  • Rice, Adrian, ed., A Conversation Piece: Poetry & Art [Ulster Museum; 1st edn. 1998] (Abbey Press: Newry 2002) [lit. contribs. incl. Seamus Heaney, Derek Mahon, Michael Longley, Medbh McGuckian, Cathal O Searcaigh, Brendan Kennelly, Carol Rumens, Paul Muldoon, Tom Paulin, Joan Newmann, Ian Duhig, Matthew Sweeney, Paula Meehan, Dennis O’Driscoll, Peter Sirr, Ruth Padel, Mark Roper, Gerald Dawe, Vona Groarke, John Montague, et al.]
  • Walsh, Caroline, ed., Arrows in Flight: Stories from a New Ireland (Dublin: TownHouse; UK & US: Scribner 2002), 328pp. [stories by Aidan Mathews, Eilís Ní Dhuibhne, Claire Keegan, Mary Morrissey, Sean O’Reilly, Tom Humphreys, Joseph O’Neill, Molly McCloskey, John McKenna, Blanaid McKinney, Keith Ridgeway].
  • Zimmerman, Georges Denis, ed., Songs of Irish Rebellion (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2002), 360pp. [rep. edn.; ultimately based on Geneva thesis of 1966].

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    Literary & Cultural Commentary
  • Barton, Ruth, Jim Sheridan: Framing the Nation (Dublin: Liffey Press 2002), 175pp.
  • Kevin Collins, The Roman Catholic Church and the Celtic Revival in Ireland, 1848-1916 (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2002), 280pp.
    Connolly, Claire, ed., Theorizing Ireland [Readers in Cultural Criticism Ser.] (London: Palgrave 2002), 266pp. [contribs. incl. Angela Bourke, Patricia Coughlan, Colin Graham, Seamus Deane, Terry Eagleton, Declan Kiberd, Siobhán Kilfeather, Clair Wills, et al.].
  • Cleary, Joe, Literature, Partition and the Nation-state: Culture and Conflict in Ireland, Israel and Palestine [Cultural margins Ser., 10] (Cambridge UP 2002), xii, 259pp. [incls. Chapter 1: Ireland, Palestine and the antinomies of self-determination in ‘the badlands of modernity’; Chap. 3. ‘Fork-tongued on the border bit’: partition and the politics of form in contemporary narratives of the Northern Irish].
  • Clyde, Tom, Irish Literary Magazines: An Outline History and Descriptive Bibliography (Dublin: Irish Academic Press 2002), 250pp.
  • Devine, Kathleen, ed., Modern Irish Writers and the Wars (Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe 2002) [contribs. A. N. Jeffares, Declan Kiberd, Terence Brown, John Goodby, et al.]
  • Duddy, Thomas, A History of Irish Thought (London: Routledge 2002), xviii, 362pp.
  • Fegan, Melissa, Literature and the Irish Famine, 1845-1919 (OUP 2002), x, 281pp. [see contents].
  • Haughey, Jim, The First World War in Irish Poetry (Bucknell UP; AUP 2002), 310pp.
  • Hooper, Glenn, & Colin Graham, eds., Irish and Postcolonial Writing: History, Theory and Practice (London: Palgrave 2002), 265pp. [contribs. Richard Kirkland, Shakir Mustafa, Tim McLaughlin, Steven Matthews, Joshua Esty, Lynne Innes, David Johnson, Maria Tymoczko, Sarah Fulford]
  • Kennedy-Andrews, Elmer, Fiction and the Northern Irish Troubles Since 1969: (De-constructing the North) (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2002), 240pp.
  • Kelsall, Malcolm, Literary Representations of the Irish Country House: Civilisation and Savagery Under the Union (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan 2002), 224pp. [treats Edgeworth, Lever, Trollope, Martin and Somerville, Bowen and Lady Gregory; also cites Giraldus Cambrensis and J. A. Froude].
  • Keyes, John, Going Dark: Two Ulster Theatres (Belfast: Lagan Press 2002), 88pp.
  • Kirby, Peadar, Luke Gibbons & Michael Cronin, eds., Reinventing Ireland: Culture, Society and The Global Economy (London: Pluto Press 2002), 232pp.
  • Jeffers, Jennifer, The Irish Novel at the End of the Twentieth Century: Gender, Bodies and Power (London: Palgrave 2002), 207pp.
  • Ferris, Ina, The Romantic National Tale and the Question of Ireland (Cambridge UP 2002), x, 205pp.
  • Foster, John Wilson, Recoveries: Neglected Episodes in Irish Cultural History (UCD Press 2002), 160pp. ills.
  • Leerssen, Joep, Hidden Ireland, Public Sphere [Centre for Irish Studies, UCG] (Dublin: Arlen House 2002), 47pp.
  • Llewellan-Jones, Margaret, Contemporary Irish Drama and Cultural Identity (Bristol: Intellect Books 2002), 188pp. [remarks on Murphy, McGuiness, McDonagh, Mercier, Roche, Parker & Carr].
  • MacManus, Antonia, The Irish Hedge School and its Books 1695-1831 (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2002), 288pp.
  • MacBride, Ian, History and Memory in Modern Ireland (Cambridge UP 2002), 290pp.
  • McCourt, Malachy, Danny Boy: The Legend of the Beloved Irish Ballad (US: Running Press 2002), 142pp.
  • McDonald, Marianne, & J. Michael Walton, eds., Amid Our Troubles: Irish Versions of Greek Tragedy, intro. by Declan Kiberd (London: Methuen 2002), 302pp. [contribs. Brian Arkin, Richard Cave, Seamus Deane, Cathy Leenan, Eamonn Jordan, Joseph Long, John McDonagh, Síle Ní Mhurchú, Helen Vendler, et al. - writing on Marina Carr, Brian Friel, Seamus Heaney, Brendan Kennelly, Frank McGuinness, T. C. Murray, Tom Paulin and W. B. Yeats.]
  • McDonald, Peter, Serious Poetry: Form and Authority from Yeats to Hill (Oxford: OUP 2002), 225pp.
  • Mays, J. C. C., Fredson Bowers and the Irish Wolfhound (Clonmel: Coracle Press 2002), 82pp.
  • Morash, Christopher, A History of Irish Theatre 1601-2000 (Cambridge UP 2002), 360pp. [contents].
  • Norquay, Glenda, & Gerry Smyth, Across the Margins: Cultural Identity and Change in the Atlantic Archipelago (Manchester UP 2002), 224pp. [contribs. Willey Maley, Colin Graham, Peter Childs, Aileen Christianson, Berthold Schoene, Linden Peach, Sean Campbell, Shaun Richards & Murdo Macdonald].
  • O’Keeffe, Finbar, Goodnight, God Bless and Safe Home: the Golden Showband Era (Dublin: O’Brien Press 2002), 760pp.
  • Pilkington, Lionel, Theatre and the State in Twentieth Century Ireland: Cultivating the People (London: Routledge 2001), x, 262pp.
  • Pine, Richard, 2RN and the Origins of Irish Radio (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2002), 220pp.
  • Ryan, Louise, Gender, Identity and the Irish Press 1922-1937: Embodying the Nation Lampeter: Edwin Mellen Press 2002), 305pp.
  • Ryan, Ray, Ireland and Scotland: Literature and Culture, State and Nation 1966-2000 (Oxford: OUP 2002), 329pp. [incls. comm. on Brendan Bradshaw, Declan Kiberd, Seamus Deane, Dermot Bolger, Colm Tóibín and Ferdia Mac Anna].
  • Norman Vance, Irish Literature Since 1800 (Harlow: Longman 2002), viii, 301pp. [contents].
  • Vandevelde, Karen, ed., New Voices in Irish Criticism, III (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2002), 230pp.
  • Ward, Patrick, Exile, Emigration and Irish Writing (Dublin: Irish Academic Press 2002), 304pp.

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    Critical Studies: Individual Authors
  • Arkins, Brian, James Liddy: A Critical Study (Galway: Arlen House 2002), 128pp.
  • Brannigan, John Brendan Behan: Cultural Nationalism and the Revisionist Writer (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2002), 208pp.
  • Bristow, Joseph, ed., Wilde Writings: Contextual Conditions (Toronto UP 2002), 312pp.
  • Chapman, Wayne K., & Warwick Gould, eds., Yeats Collaborations [Yeats Annual No. 15] (London: Palgrave 2002), 430pp. Christensen, Lis, Elizabeth Bowen: The Later Fiction (Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press 2002), 224pp. + 4pp.col. pls.
  • Corbett, Toby, Brian Friel: Decoding the Language of the Tribe [Contemp. Irish Writers & Filmmakers Ser.] (Dublin: Liffey Press 2002), 188pp.
  • Fitzgerald-Hoyt, Mary, William Trevor: Re-Imagining Ireland (Dublin: Liffey Press 2002), 200pp.
  • Hand, Derek, John Banville: Exploring Fictions (Dublin: Liffey Press 2002), 188pp.
  • Levitt, Morton P., Joyce and the Joyceans (Syracuse UP 2002), 22pp.
  • Lojek, Helen Heusner, ed., The Theatre of Frank McGuinness: Stages of Mutability (Dublin: Carysfort Press 2002), ix, 197pp.
  • Kennedy-Andrews, Elmer, ed., The Poetry of Derek Mahon (Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe Ltd 2002), 356pp.
  • McAteer, Michael, ed., Standish O’Grady, Yeats and AE (Dublin: Irish Academic Press 2002), 224pp.
  • Mikami, Hiroko, Frank McGuinness and his Theatre of Paradox (Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe 2002), 290pp.
  • Ní Riain, Isabel, Carraig agus Cathair: ” DireŠin (Dublin: Cois Life 2002), 146pp.
  • O’Brien, Eugene, Seamus Heaney: Creating Irelands of the Mind (Dublin: Liffey Press 2002), 190pp.
  • Nelson O’Ceallaigh Ritschel, Synge and Irish Nationalism: The Precursor to Revolution (Westport, NJ: Greenwood Press 2002), xvi, 113pp.
  • Robert Savage, ed., Ireland and The New Century: Politics, Culture & Identity (Dublin: Four Courts 2002), 220pp. [contribs. incl. Alvin Jackson, Seamus Deane and Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill].
  • Spurr, David, Joyce and the Scene of Modernity (Florida UP 2002), 176pp.
  • Stack, Tom, No Earthly Estate: The Religious Poetry of Patrick Kavanagh (Dublin: Columba Press 2002), 184pp.
  • Tóibín, Colm, Lady Gregory’s Toothbrush (Dublin: Lilliput Press 2002), 128pp.
  • Whyte, James, History, Myth and Ritual in the Fiction of John McGahern (NY: Edwin Mellon Press 2002).
  • Wood, Gerald C., Conor McPherson: Imagining Mischief (Dublin: Liffey Press 2002), 200pp.

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    Samuel Beckett
  • Gordon, Lois, Reading Godot (Yale UP 2002), 214pp.
  • John Keller, Samuel Beckett and the Primacy of Love (Manchester UP 2002), 240pp.
    Historical Studies: General
  • Augusteijn, Joost, ed., The Irish Revolution, 1913-1923 (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan 2002), 264pp.
  • Auguesteijn, J., and Lyons, M., eds., Irish History: A Yearbook (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2002), 224pp.
  • Brady, Ciarán, A Viceroy’s Vindication? Sir Henry Sidney’s Memoir of Service in Ireland, 1556-1578 [Irish Narrative Series] (Cork UP 2002), 96pp.
  • Broderick, David, The First Toll Roads: Ireland’s Turnpike Roads 1729-1858 (Cork: Collins Press 2002).
  • Brown, Stewart J., The National Churches of England, Ireland, and Scotland 1801-1846 (Oxford: OUP 2002), 459pp.
  • Christy Campbell, Fenian Fire: The British Government Plot to Assassinate Queen Victoria (London: HarperCollins 2002), 420pp.
  • Collins, Kevin, The Roman Catholic Church and the Celtic Revivals in Ireland, 1848-1916 (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2002), 280pp.
  • Collins, Tim, Transaltlantic Triumph and Heroic Failure: The Story of the Galway Line (Cork: Collins Press 2002), q.pp.
  • Connolly, Philomena, ed., Statute Rolls of the Irish Parliament from Richard III to Henry VIII (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2002), 372pp.
  • Duffy, Seán, Robert Bruce’s Irish Wars: The Invasion of Ireland 1306-1329 ([London:] Tempus 2002), 224pp.
  • Fraser, Jennifer Margaret, Rite of Passage in the Narratives of Dante and Joyce (Florida UP 2002), 288pp.
  • Greer, Desmond, & James W. Nicolson, The Factory Acts in Ireland, 1802-1914 (Dublin: Four Courts 2002), 240pp.
  • Gregory, Adrian, & Senia Pašeta, eds., Ireland and the Great War: A War to Unite Us All? (Manchester UP 2002), x, 226pp.
  • Hood, Susan, Royal Roots - Republican Inheritance: The Survival of the Irish Office of Arms (Dublin: Woodfield Press 2002), 320pp.
  • Jones, Greta, Captain of all these Men of Death: The History of Tuberculosis in Nineteenth-Century and Twentieth-Century Ireland (Amsterdam: Rodopi Publ 2002), 263pp.
  • Macauley, Ambrose, The Holy See: British Policy and the Plan of Campaign in Ireland, 1885-93 (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2002), 400pp.
  • McCavitt, John, The Flight of the Earls (Dublin: Gill & Macmillan 2002), 288pp. [rep. 2005].
  • Sean McConville, Irish Political Prisoners 1848-1922: Theatre of War (London: Routledge 2002), 820pp.
  • Macinnes, Allan, & Jane H. Ohlmeyer, The Stuart Kingdoms in the Seventeenth Century: Awkward Neighbours (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2001), 272pp.
  • Nicolls, K. W., Gaelic and Gaelicised Ireland in the Middle Ages [1972; rev. & enl.] (Dublin: Lilliput Press 2002), 224pp.
  • Hickey, Patrick, Famine in West Cork: The Mizen Peninsula - Land and People 1800-1852 (Cork: Mercier Press 2002), 424pp., ill. [maps., facs. ports.]
  • Kelly, Maria, The Great Dying: The Black Death in Dublin (Tempus 2002).
  • Murphy, David, Ireland and the Crimean War (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2002), 272pp.
  • Ó Ciardha, Eamonn, Ireland and the Jacobite Cause 1685-1766 (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2001), 480pp.
  • Ó hÓgáin, Dáithí, The Celts: A History (Cork: Collins Press 2002), 308pp.
  • Geraldine Stout, Newgrange and the Bend of the Boyne (Cork UP 2002), 244pp.
  • Smith, Jim, The Making of the United Kingdom 1660-1800 (London: Longman 2002), 272pp. + 8pp. photos.
  • Wheeler, James Scott, The Irish and British Wars 1637-1654: Triumph, Tragedy and Failure (London: Routledge 2002), 282pp.
  • Whelan, Irene, The Bible War: ‘The Second Reformation’ and the Polarization of Protestant-Catholic Relations in Ireland, 1800-1840 (Dublin: Lilliput Press 2002), 384pp.
  • Whelan, Ruth, & Carol Baxter, Toleration and Religious Identity: The Implications of the Edict of Nantes for France, Britain and Ireland (Dublin: Four Courts 2002), 302pp.

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    Historical Studies: 20th Century
  • Augusteijn, Joost, The Irish Revolution 1913-1923 (London: Palgrave 2002), 250pp. 14 essays of QUB conference in 1998.]
  • Bielenberg, Andy, The Shannon Scheme and the Electrification of the Irish Free State: An Inspirational Milestone (Dublin: Lilliput Press 2003), 168pp.
  • Coogan, Tim Pat, 1916: The Easter Rising (London: Cassell 2002), 192pp.
  • Costello, Francis, The Irish Revolution and its Aftermath 1916-1923: Years of Revolt (Dublin: Irish Academic Press 2002), xii, 464pp., ill. [16 pp. photos].
  • O’Halpin, Eunan, MI5 and Ireland, 1939-1945: The Secret History, intro. by Christopher Andrew (Dublin: Irish Academic Press 2002), 192pp.
  • Duggan, John, Herr Hempel at the German Legation in Dublin 1937-1945, foreword by Sean Donlon (Dublin: Irish Academic Press 2002), 288pp.
  • Fanning, Bryan, Racism and Social Change in the Republic of Ireland Manchester UP 2002). 224pp.
  • Feeney, Brian, Sinn Féin: A Hundred Years (Dublin: O’Brien Press 2002), 463pp.
  • Gallagher, Michael, & Michael Marsh, Days of Blue Loyalty: The Politics of Membership of the Fine Gael Party (Dublin: PSAI Press 2002), 287pp.
  • Hanley, Brian, The IRA 1926-1936 (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2002), 286pp., ill.
  • Hopkinson, Michael, The Irish War of Independence (Dublin: Gill & Macmillan 2002), 400pp.
  • Hull, Mark M., Irish Secrets: German Espionage in Wartime Ireland, 1939-1945 (Dublin: Irish Academic Press 2002), 496pp.
  • Lentin, Ronit, & Robbie McVeigh, eds., Racism and Anti-racism in Ireland (Belfast: BTP Publications 2002), vi, 248pp.
  • Pašeta, Senia & Adrian Gregory, ed., Ireland the The Great War: “A War to Unite us All?” (Manchester UP 2002), 238pp.
  • Patterson, Henry, Ireland Since 1939 (OUP 2002), 416pp.
  • Rolston, Bill, & Michael Shannon, Encounters: How Racism Came to Ireland (Belfast: Beyond the Pale 2002), iv, 108pp.
  • Street, C. J., The Administration of Ireland 1920 (Belfast: Athol Books 2002), 192pp. [orig. pseud. I.O.]
  • Taylor, James, The Royal Irish Rifles in the Great War, with foreword by Martin Middlebrook (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2002), 320pp.

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    Act of Union
  • Brown, Michael, ed., The Irish Act of Union: Bicentennial Essays (Dublin: Irish Academic Press 2002), 304pp.
  • Coakley, John, ed., Changing Shades of Orange and Green Redefining the Union and Nation in Contemporary Ireland [Perspectives in British-Irish Studies Ser.] (UCD Press 2002), 224pp.
  • Girvan, Brian, From Union to Union: Nationalism, Religion and Democracy in Ireland since 1800 (Dublin: Gill & Macmillan 2002), 320pp.
  • Pelling, Nick, Anglo-Irish Relations 1798-1922 (London: Routledge 2002), 128pp.
  • Stewart, Bruce, ed., Hearts and Minds: Irish Literature and Society under the Act of Union (Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe 2002) [contribs. incl. Tom Bartlett, Sighle Breathnach-Lynch, Claire Connolly, Anthony Cronin, Marianne Elliott, J. W. Foster, R. F. Foster, Liam Kennedy, Joep Leerssen, W. J. McCormack, Gearoid O Tuathaigh, Patrick O’Sullivan, Norman Vance, et al.]

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    Politics & Economics
  • Cullen, Paul, With a Little Help from My Friends: Planning and Corruption in Ireland (Dublin: Gill & Macmillan 2002), 300pp.
  • MacDonogh, Steve, How Free Are You? (Dingle: Brandon Press 2002), q.pp.
  • Maguire, John, Defending Peace: Ireland’s Role in a Changing Europe (Cork UP 2002), q.pp.
  • Mansergh, Martin, The Legacy of History, foreword by Bertie Ahern (Cork: Mercier Press 2002), 500pp.
  • Tonra, Ben, & Eilís Ward, Ireland in International Affairs: Interests, Institutions and Identities (Dublin: IPA 2002), 228pp. [ contribs. Declan Kiberd &Michael D. Higgins [joint contrib.], Brigid Laffan, Noel Dorr, Miriam Hederman-O’Brien, et al.].

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    Northern Ireland/Ulster
  • Cochraine, Feargal, & Seamus Dillon, People Power? The Role of the Volunteer and Community Sector in the Northern Ireland Conflict (Cork UP 2002), 222pp.
  • Foley, Imelda, The Girls in the Big Picture: New Voices in Ulster (Belfast: Blackstaff 2002), 208pp. [Successful women and new radical playwrights].
  • Goldenberg, Lisa, The Symbolic Significance of the Irish Language in the Northern Ireland Conflict (Dublin: Columba 2002), 112pp.
  • MacGinty, Roger, & John Darby, Guns and Government: the Management of the Northern Ireland Peace Process (NY: Palgrave 2002), 226pp.
  • McMahon, Margery, Government and Politics of Northern Ireland (Belfast: Colourpoint 2002), 96pp.
  • McQuade, Owen, and Joanne Fagan, The Governance of Northern Ireland: A Comprehensive Guide to the Institutions and Processes of Government in Northern Ireland (BMF Publishing Co./HMSO 2002), 296pp.
  • Moloney, Ed., A Secret History of the IRA (London: Allen Lane 2002), 624pp.
  • Mullan, Don, Eyewitness Bloody Sunday: The Truth (London: Merlin 2002), 320pp. + 16pp. photos.
  • Mulholland, Marc, The Longest War: Northern Ireland’s Troubled History (Oxford: OUP 2002), 220pp.
  • Northern Ireland Yearbook 2003 (Colourpoint 2002), 592pp.
  • O’Connor, Emmet, & Trevor Parkhill, Loyalism and Labour in Belfast: The Autobiography of Robert McElborough, 1884-1952 [Irish Narrative Series] (Cork UP 2002), 96pp.
  • O’Connor, Fionnuala, A Shared Childhood: The Story of Integrated Education in Northern Ireland (Belfast: Blackstaff Press 2002), 224pp.
  • Sinnerton, Henry, David Ervine: Uncharted Waters (Dingle: Brandon Press 2002), 256pp.

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    Religion in Ireland
  • Acheson, Alan, A History of the Church of Ireland, 1691-2001 (Dublin: Columba Press 2002), 320pp.
  • Bradshaw, Brendan, & Dáire Keogh, Christianity in Ireland: Revisiting the Story (Dublin: Columbia Press 2002), 408pp.
  • Louise Fuller, Irish Catholicism since 1950: The Undoing of a Culture (Dublin: Gill & Macmillan 2003) 478pp.
  • Hirst, Catherine, Religion, Politics and Violence in Nineteenth-Century Belfast: The Pound and Sandy Row (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2001), 208pp.
  • Ó Clabaigh, Colmán, From Reform to Reformation: The Franciscans in Ireland 1400-1534 (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2001), 256pp.
  • Malcomson, Anthony, Archbishop Charles Agar: Churchmanship and Politics in Seventeenth-century Ireland (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2002), 680pp.
  • Storey, Earl, Traditional Roots: Towards an Appropriate Relationship between the Church of Ireland and the Orange Order (Dublin: Columba Press 2002), 96pp.
  • Whelan, Ruth, Toleration and Religious Identity: Implications of the Edict of Nantes for Britain, France and Ireland (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2002), 304pp.

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    Diaspora Studies
  • Davis, Graham, Land! Irish Pioneers in Mexican and Revolutionary Texas (Texas: A & M UP 2002), 320pp., 12 b&w photos, maps.
  • Delaney, Enda, Emigration since 1921 (Econ. & Social Hist. Soc. of Ireland 2002), 64pp.
  • Herbert, Michael, The Wearing of the Green: A Political History of the Irish in Manchester (Irish in Britain Rep. Group 2002), 224pp.
  • Moloney, Mickey, Far from the Shamrock Shore: The Story of Irish-American Immigration through Song (Cork: Collins Press [2002]), 40pp.
  • O’Farrell, Patrick, The Irish in Australia: From 1788 to the Present (Cork UP 2002), 372pp. [rev. edn.]
  • Swift, Roger, Irish Migrants in Britain, 1815-1914: A Documentary History (Cork UP 2002), 360pp.
  • Walsh, Barbara, Roman Catholic Nuns in England and Wales, 1800-1937: A Social History (Dublin: Irish Academic Press 2002), 240pp.

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    Women’s Studies
  • Boada-Monegut, Irene, ed., Women Write Back: Contemporary Irish and Catalan Stories in Colonial Context (Dublin: Irish Academic Press 2002), 192pp.
  • Curtin, Geraldine, The Women of Galway Jail: Female Criminality in Nineteenth-Century Ireland (Galway: Arlen House 2002), 136pp.
  • Hall, Dianne, Women and the Church in Medieval Ireland, c.1140-1540 (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2002), 302pp.
  • Porter, Fran, Changing Women, Changing Worlds (Belfast: Blackstaff Press 2002), 268pp.
  • Quinlan, Carmel, Genteel Revolutionaries: Anna and Thomas Haslam, Pioneers of Irish Feminism (Cork UP 2002).
  • Urquhart, Diana, & Alan Hayes, eds., Essays in Irish Women’s History (Dublin: Irish Academic Press 2002), 256pp.
  • Ward, Margaret, ed., In Their Own Voice: Women and Irish Nationalism (Dublin: Attic Press 2002), 208pp. [rep.]

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    Historical Documents & Literary Reprints
  • Barton, Brian, From Behind a Closed Door: Secret Court Martial Records of the 1916 Rising (Belfast: Blackstaff Press 2002), 300pp.
  • Clery, Arthur, The Idea of a Nation [1907; Classics of Irish History Ser. rep. edn.] (UCD Press 2002), 128pp.
  • Johnston-Liik, E[dith] M[ary], ed., History of the Irish Parliament 1692-1800: Commons, Constituencies and Statutes, 6 vols. (Belfast: Ulster Hist. Foundation 2002), 3,000pp. Vol. 1: Political survey; statures at large, 610pp.; Vol. II: Constituencies, members and elections, 474pp.; Vol. III: Members of the Irish House of Commons, introduction and Acheson Curtis, 580pp.; Vol. IV: Members, Dalrymple-Jones-Nevil; V: Members, Kavanagh-Osborne; VI: Members, Pacey-Zuylestein. [Cover design shows Grattan addressing the Irish Parliament by Francis Wheatley.]
  • Ferriter, Diarmaid, Lovers of Liberty? Local Government in Twentieth-Century Ireland (National Archives of Ireland 2002), 216pp.
  • Hart, Peter, British Intelligence in Ireland, 1920-21: The Final Reports [Irish Narrative Series] (Cork UP 2002), 96pp. [papers of Sir Ormonde Winter].
  • Mullally, Evelyn, The Deeds of the Normans in Ireland: La Geste des Engleis en Yrlande [The Song of Dermot and the Earl] (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2002), 192pp.
  • Pearce, Donald R., ed., The Senate Speeches of W. B. Yeats [1960] (London: Prenderville Publ 2002), 192pp.
  • Standish James O’Grady, Standish James, To the leaders of Our Working People [Classics of Irish History] (UCD Press 2002), 160pp.

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    Language Studies
  • Hickey, Raymond, A Source Book of Irish English, 2 vols. (Amsterdam: John Benjamins 2002), 525pp.
  • Kelly, Adrian, Compulsory Irish: Language and Education in Ireland, 1870s-1960s (Dublin: Irish Academic Press 2002), 192pp.
  • Ní Chartúir, Darerca, The Irish Language: An Overview and Guide (NY: Avena Press 202), q.pp.
  • Sammon, Paddy, Greeenspeak: Ireland in her Own Words (Dublin: TownHouse 2002), 272pp.
  • Ua Corbaibh, Pádraig, Creideamh, Polaitíocht agus Teangta: Polaitíocht Éireann (Cill na Seanrátha 2002), 32pp.
  • Walsh, John, Díchoimisiúní Teanga: coimisiún na Gaeltachta 1916 (Baile atha Cliath: Cois Life 2002), 138pp.

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    Media Studies & digital publications
  • Gibbons, Luke, The Quiet Man [Ireland into Film Ser.] (Cork UP 2002), 98pp.
  • Herr, Cheryl, The Field [Ireland into Film Ser.] (Cork UP 2002), 98pp.
  • Kiberd, Damien, Media in Ireland: Issues in Broadcasting [3rd Cleraun Media Ser.](Dublin: Four Courts Press 2002), 144pp.
  • McCullagh, Ciaran, Media Power: A Sociological Introduction (London: Palgrave 2002), 230pp.
  • Séan O Mordha, Seven Ages (RTÉ DVD 2002)
  • Sheeran, Patrick F., The Informer [Ireland into Film Ser.] (Cork UP 2002), 98pp.
  • Rockett, Kevin & Emer, Neil Jordan: Exploring Boundaries (Dublin: Liffey Press 2002), 260pp.

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    Archaeology, Art & Architecture
  • Craig, Maurice, Joseph Hone & Michael Fewer, The New Neighbourhood of Dublin: The Sights of County Dublin in 1948 and 2002 (Dublin: A. &. A. Farmar 2002), 272pp. [incl. Hone’s unpublished 1948 MS.]
  • Crookshank, Ann, & The Knight of Glin [Desmond Fitzgerald], Ireland’s Painters, foreword by James White [1978] (Dublin: Yale UP 2002), 352pp., ill. [375 col. rep.]
  • Deepwell, Katy, ed., Dialogues: Women Artists from Ireland (Dublin: Gandon Editions; Britain: KT Press 2002), 160pp. [Interviews with 16 Irish women artists]
  • Graby, John, & Kathryn Meghen, The New Housing (Dublin: RIAI/Gandon 2002), 272pp. [7 contribs. incl. Anthony Reddy, Gerry Cahill, Alan Mee].
  • Peter Harbison, Our Treasure of Antiquities: Beranger and Bigari’s antiquarian sketching tour of Connacht in 1779: based on material in the National Library of Ireland and the Royal Irish Academy (Wicklow: Wordwell/NGI 2002), xi, 237pp.,ills. [photos. by Josephine Shields].
  • MacDonnell, Randal, The Lost Houses of Ireland (London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2002), 232pp.
  • Pearson, Peter, Peter Pearson’s Decorative Dublin (Dublin: O’Brien Press 2002), 160pp.
  • Snoddy, Theo, Dictionary of Irish Artists, 20th Century (1996; new edn. Merlin 2002) [complementing Walter Strickland, A Dictionary of Irish Artists, 1913; rep. edn. 1989].

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    Reference & Guides
  • Connolly, Philomena, Medieval Record Sources (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2002), q.pp.
  • Clyde, Tom, Irish Literary Magazines: An Outline History and Descriptive Bibliography (Dublin: Irish Academic Press 2002), xvii, 318pp.
  • Gurrin, Brian, Pre-Census Sources for Irish Demography (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2002; 2003), 120pp.
  • National Library of Ireland: One Hundred and Twenty-five Years (NLI 2002).

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    Journals & Special Issues
  • Anthony Roche, ed., Irish University Review, Vol. 32, No. 1: “Thomas Kilroy Special Issue” (Spring 2002), 214pp. [ contribs. incl. Nicholas Grene, Patrick Mason, et al.]
  • James Dudley & Luke Gibbons, eds., Yale Journal of Criticism, 15:1 (Spring 2002) [see contents].
    Electronic Publication
  • Cathach CD ROM (Dublin: RIA 2002), accomp. by 64pp. booklet
  • The Book of Kells CD ROM (London: Thames & Hudson 2002) [4 discs].

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Bibliographical details
Michael Hurst, ed. & intro., Political and Cultural Analyses of Ireland [Ireland Observed Ser.], 6 vols. (Bristol: Thoemmes 2002), 2700pp. [22cm.] CONTENTS - Vols. 1-2: W. C. Taylor, ed., Ireland: Social, Political and Religious, by Gustave de Beaumont (1839); Vols. 3-4: M. W. Savage, ed. & annot., Sketches, Legal and Political, by Richard Lalor Shiel (1855); Vol. 5: Father Mathew: A Biography, John Francis Maguire (1863); Vol. 6: Charles Russell, New Views on Ireland; Or, Irish Land: Grievances: Remedies (1880); Clifford Lloyd, Ireland under the Land League. A Narrative of Personal Experiences (1892).
 
Melissa Fegan, Literature and the Irish Famine, 1845-1919 (OUP 2002), 281pp. CONTENTS: ‘Faction: the Historiography of the Great Famine’; ‘War of Words: The Famine in The Times and The Nation’; ‘Victims and Voyeurs: Travelling in Famine Ireland’; ‘The Immigrant’s Evasion: The Subtext of Trollope’s “Famine” Novels’; ‘William Carleton in Retrospect: The Irish Prophecy Man’; ‘“A Ghastly Spectral Army”: History, Identity, and the Visionary Poet’; ‘The Black Stream: Politics and Proselytism in Second-generation Famine Novels.’
 
Christopher Morash, A history of Irish theatre, 1601-2000 (Cambridge UP 2002), xviii, 322pp., ill.., maps. CONTENTS. Acknowledgements; List of illustrations; Introduction; 1. Playing court: 1601-1692; A night at the theatre - 1: Pompey, Smock Alley, February 10, 1663; 2. Stage rights, 1691-1782; A night at the theatre - 2: Mahomet, Smock Alley, March 2, 1754; 3: ‘Our National Theatre’: 1782-1871; A night at the theatre - 3: She Stoops to Conquer and Tom Thumb, Theatre Royal, Hawkins Street, December 14, 1822; 4: ‘That Capricious Spirit’: 1871-1904; A night at the theatre - 4: The Playboy of the Western World and Riders to the Sea, Abbey Theatre, January 29, 1907; 5: ‘Not understanding the clock’: 1904-1921; A night at the theatre - 5: The Plough and the Stars, Abbey Theatre, February 11, 1926; 6: Aftermath: 1922-1951; A night at the theatre - 6: Waiting for Godot, Pike Theatre, October 28, 1955; 7: Phoenix flames: 1951-1972; A night at the theatre - 7: Translations, Guildhall, Derry, September 23, 1980; A night at the theatre - 8: Babel 1972-2000; A Millennial Flourish: Conclusions; Chronology.
 
Norman Vance, Irish Literature Since 1800 [Longman Literature in English Ser.] (Harlow: Longman 2002), viii, 301pp. CONTENTS: 1. Introducing Ireland and Irish Writing: Historical Background; The Irish Language Tradition, and Others Writing in English before 1800. 2. Victorian Ireland, 1837-1890: Thomas Moore; Romantic Ireland and Romantic Visitors; Maria Edgeworth, Morgan and Maturin; Romanticising Politics and History. 3. Victorian Ireland, 1837-1890: Hunger, Dissent and the Age of Reform; Le Fanu and Ferguson; Journals and Journalism; Lover, Lever, and Irishness for Export Literature; Violence and Nationalism Nature and Nature’s God. 4. The Literary Revival And Other Stories, 1890-1920: Revival, Religion and Politics; Some Revivalist Writers; Yeats; Other Stories. 5. James Joyce and Modern Ireland, 1920-1960: Joyce; Europeans, Romantics, Realists and Others. 6. Writing and Contemporary Ireland, 1960-2000: Past and Present; Reliving Anglo-Ireland; Rebels and Resentments; Books from Books; Seamus Heaney.
 
James Dudley Andrew & Luke Gibbons, eds., Yale Journal of Criticism, 15:1 (Spring 2002) – CONTENTS: Issue; James Dudley Andrew & Luke Gibbons, Preface [pp.1-2]; Paul Muldoon, ‘“Moy Sand and Gravel” [p.3]; Stephen Rea, ‘Luke Gibbons, ‘Kevin Whelan, ‘In Conversation with Stephen Rea’ [pp.5-19]; Stephen Rea: Select Film and Stage Credits’ [p.21]; James Dudley Andrew, ‘The Theater of Irish Cinema’ [p.23-58]; Kevin Whelan, ‘The Memories of “The Dead”’[pp.59-97]; Bonnie Roos, ‘James Joyce’s “The Dead” and Bret Harte’s Gabriel Conroy: The Nature of the Feast’ [pp.99-126]; Luke Gibbons, ‘“The Cracked Looking Glass” Of Cinema: James Joyce, John Huston, and the Memory of “The Dead”’ [pp.127-148]; Marjorie Elizabeth Howes, ‘Tradition, ‘Gender, and Migration in “The Dead”, or: How Many People Has Gretta Conroy Killed?’ [pp.149-171]; J’aime Morrison, ‘Irish Choreo-Cinema: Dancing at the Crossroads of Language and Performance’ [pp.173-184]; Elizabeth Cullingford, ‘Virgins and Mothers: Sinead O’Connor, ‘Neil Jordan, ‘and The Butcher Boy’ [pp.185-210]; David Bromwich, ‘Comment: On Art and Nationalism’ [pp.211-16]; Joseph R. Roach, ‘Flickless in Dublin’ [pp.217-19]

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