This book reconsiders the Celtic Revival by examining appropriations of Shakespeare, using close readings of works by Arld, Dowden, Yeats and Joyce to reveal the pernicious manner in which the discourse of Anglo-Irish cultural politics informed the critical paradigms that mediated the reading of Shakespeare in Ireland for a generation.
Adam Putz currently teaches at the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, USA. He earned his PhD from the University of Warwick. In 2012, he participated in the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar on 'James Joyce's Ulysses: Texts and Contexts' at Trinity College, Dublin. His previous awards include a bursary from the British Association for Irish Studies.