Brendan Kennelly’s Cromwell at 40: Reception and Legacy

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Trinity College Dublin, School of English invite you to attend Brendan Kennelly’s Cromwell at 40: Reception and Legacy on Sat, 25 Nov 2023 09:30 – 17:00 – A day-long gathering to mark the 40th anniversary of the publication of Brendan Kennelly’s book-length poem “Cromwell”.

Brendan Kennelly’s Cromwell at 40: Reception and Legacy

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Marking the fortieth anniversary of the publication of Brendan Kennelly’s long poem Cromwell, this event will bring together a number of scholars and writers to consider the work’s sources, reception, and legacy. Reading Cromwell in relation to historical and literary contexts, speakers will consider Kennelly’s work forty years after its publication, but a number of poets will also discuss their sense of its significance to the practice of poetry today. Speakers include: Glenda Cimino, Harry Clifton, Lucy Collins, Ciara Daly, Gerald Dawe, Katie Donovan, Seán Hewitt, Maria Johnston, John McDonagh, Paula Meehan, Mícheál Ó Siochrú, and Tara Stubbs.


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