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Thursday, 5 November 2015

Second series of Famine Folios launched in Dublin

A second series of Famine Folios, published by Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University, Connecticut, USA, was launched last night at the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin.

The Famine Folios make available new research in Famine studies by internationally established scholars in history, art history, cultural theory, philosophy, media history, political economy, literature and music. Together they create a unique resource for students, scholars, researchers and general readers.

The second series consists of four essays, each published as a 40-page softback,

Available through Cork University Press at €11.95 each, the four new folios are:

Notice to Quit: The Great Irish Famine Evictions, by L.Perry Curtis Jr. Details.

Death in Every Paragraph: Journalism & the Great Irish Famine, by Michael Foley. Details.

“I mBéal an Bháis”: The Great Famine and the Language Shift in nineteenth-century Ireland, by Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh. Details.

Black Roads: The Famine in Irish Literature, by Robert Smart. Details.