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By O'Reilly, Terence
This volume contains 15 studies on movements of religious reform and the literary conventions of the period from 1491 to 1591. It concentrates on the life and writing of Ignatius Loyola and the writings of John of the Cross.
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By Boyd, Stephen; Edited by O'Reilly, Terence
The corpus of literary works shaped by the Renaissance and the Baroque that appeared in Spain during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries had a transforming effect on writing throughout Europe and left a rich legacy that scholars continue to explore.
George Lennon, at 20, was the youngest commander of a flying column during the war of independence and fought for the anti-treaty side during the Civil War. He emigrated to the US in 1926, returning in 1938 when he made earnest efforts to develop the national economy. Before he d...ied, George had converted to Buddhism.Read more
From Ashbourne to Killmallock the events of the War of Independence are well known. This book describes the planning, the action and the outcomes. It also offers fresh perspective on how Irishmen fought to free their country from British rule.
Edited by Boyd, Stephen; Darby, Trudi L.; O'Reilly, Terence
Four centuries after his death in 1616, Cervantes's great novel (the first novel), Don Quixote (1605; 1615), continues to fascinate readers and generate debate about key questions. The ideas and approaches presented in this volume contribute to an understanding of Cervantes's art... in Don Quixote that balances detail with synthesis.Read more
Edited by O'Reilly, Terence; Thompson, Colin; Twomey, Lesley
At a time when women were effectively silenced in church, St Teresa of vila (1515-82) represents an extraordinary exception. This collection of essays by leading scholars in Teresian studies covers topics in history, art history, literature, theology, and spirituality, in a fresh... assessment of her significance five hundred years after her birth.Read more
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