CU Press

CU Press

An Sionnach, the journal of Irish Studies from Creighton University Press,  publishes scholarly articles, creative work, and reviews that promote active discussion of Irish writing and Irish Studies in the United States, Ireland, and Europe, from 1958 to the present.

ISSN 1554-8953/ $15.00 Individual Copy

The Proper Word presents the most important essays from the past three decades of the poet Gerald Dawe.  They provide glimpses into a changing Ireland, Europe, and the West in general, at the end of the twentieth and the beginning of the twenty-first century.... The Proper Word collects thirty essays that address topics ranging from W.B. Yeats to Derek Mahon and from Dawe's native Belfast to Sydney, Australia.

ISBN 1-881871-52-5/ 376 pp./ $25.00

In Well Dreams, Thomas Dillon Redshaw gathers twenty-one essays on the poetry and fiction of John Montague (b. 1929).  Author of ten major collections of poems dating from Poisoned Lands (1961) through Smashing the Piano (2001), Montague was the first holder of the Ireland Chair of Poetry at Quenn's University, Belfast, University College Dublin, and Trinity College, Dublin.  Gathered from American, Irish, English, and European critics and scholars, these essays touch upon every aspect of Montague's essays, stories, and poetry.

ISBN 1-881871-45-2/ 464 pp./ $24.95