Entries from May 2011

PART TWO/ Some (further) thoughts on Queen Elizabeth’s visit to Ireland: Concerning Liam Lynch & Seamus Heaney –and my new book, coming soon.

Published on May 19th, 2011 by Malachi

Many of you are asking about my new book: I will shortly post a new update here on where it is now, and when it might be published. You probably won’t be surprised to hear that my book project was very much in mind as I followed the royal visit. To give you two examples: […]

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Some thoughts on Queen Elizabeth II’s visit to Ireland: To quote William Faulkner, “The past isn’t dead. It isn’t even past.”

Published on May 19th, 2011 by Malachi

While contemplating The Queen’s visit to Ireland, some famous quotes came to mind: The first was William Faulkner’s: “The past isn’t dead. It isn’t even past.” Was this ever truer than for Her Majesty’s four-day visit this week? Another quote, this one from Shaw: “We learn from history that we learn nothing from history.” That […]

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