Rebecca Pelan, ed, Éilis Ní Dhuibhne: Perspectives (Galway, Arlen House, 2009).

ISBN 978-1-903631-48-5 (paperback)

ISBN 978-1-903631-97-3 (hardback)

This book is a collection of critical essays about various aspects of Éilís Ní Dhuibhne’s writing. The contributors are Christine St. Peter, Giovanna Tallone, Anne Fogarty, Caitriona Moloney, Sarah O’Connor, Mary Shine Thompson, Anne Markey, Brian Ó Conchubhair, Pádraig Ó Siadhail, Jacqueline Fulmer, Helena Wulff, and Anne O’Connor. An excellent introduction by the editor of the volume, Rebecca Pelan, is also included.

Jacqueline Fulmer, Folk Women and Indirection in the Work of Morrison, Hurston, Ni Dhuibhne, and Lavin. (Ashgate, 2007);

Susan Cahill, Irish Literature in the Celtic Tiger Years 1990 to 2008: Gender, Bodies, Memory.


 Articles and essays:


Christine St Peter, Changing Ireland. Strategies in Contemporary Women’s Fiction. New York Palgrave 2000


Derek Hand, “Being Ordinary. Ireland from Elsewhere. A reading of Eilis Ni Dhuibhne’s The Bray House”  103-116.  Irish University Review Spring 2000


Anne Fogarty,introduction to Midwife to the Fairies (Cork,Attic, 2000)


Field Day anthology of Irish Writing, Volumes IV and V


Carol Morris,   ‘The Bray House, an Irish critical Utopia’.  Etudes Irlandaises, 1996, pp 127-40.


Christina Hunt Mahony, Contemporary Irish Literature. Transforming Fiction.London, Macmillan, 1998.


Jerry White, “Multi-lingualism and Exile in recent Irish-language drama” Journal of Canadian Association for Irish Studies, 2005


Donna Perry, “Eilis Ni Dhuibhne”  Backtalk. Women writers speak out. New Brunswick. Rutgers University Press, 1993, 245-60.



Declan Kiberd, introduction to The Dancers Dancing (Blackstaff, 2007 edition)  

Christine St Peter, “Crossing Borders without “proper maps”. Anne Enright, Colm Toibin and Eilis Ni Dhuibhne attempt the art of cartography.  Spanish Association of Irish Studies conference, May 2005


Giovanna Tallone, “The Dynamnic of Global issues and space in Eilis Ni Dhuibhne’s The Bray House”  Iasil Conference, Prague 2005-05-30


Giovanna Tallone,  “Past present and future.Patterns of Otherness in Eilis Ni Dhuibhne’s fiction”.  Galway, 2004