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Professor Nicholas Grene

Professor of English Literature (English)
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Born in the United States, educated in Ireland and the UK; married with four children.
  17th Century drama   Anglo-Irish literature, poetry   Indian literature in English   Irish writing, poetry, Drama, cinema   Shakespeare
 Irish Theatrical Diaspora

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Vice-chair (Ireland), International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures, 2001-9 Trustee, Ireland Chair of Poetry, 2010-
Language Skill Reading Skill Writing Skill Speaking
French Fluent Basic Basic
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Member of the Royal Irish Academy; Vice-chair (Ireland), International Association from the Study of Irish Literatures
Nicholas Grene, Home on the stage: domestic spaces in modern drama, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2014, x + 249 pp.pp, Book, PUBLISHED
Brian Cliff and Nicholas Grene (eds.), Synge and Edwardian Ireland, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2012, xviii + 257 pp.pp, Book, PUBLISHED
Nicholas Grene and Patrick Lonergan, Irish Drama: Local and Global Perspectives, Dublin, Carysfort Press, 2012, viii + 178 pp.pp, Book, PUBLISHED
Chekhov and the Irish big house in, editor(s)Ros Dixon and Irina Ruppo Malone , Ibsen and Chekhov on the Irish stage, Dublin, Carysfort Press, 2012, pp139 - 148, [Nicholas Grene], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
'Tom Murphy: playwright adventurer' in, W.E. Vaughan , The Old Library, Trinity College Dublin 1712-2012, Dublin, Fourt Courts Press, 2012, pp377 - 388, [Nicholas Grene], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Nicholas Grene, R.K. Narayan, Tavistock, Devon, Northcote House, 2011, xvii + 136 pp.pp, Book, PUBLISHED
Elizabeth Bowen: In-Between States in, editor(s)Munira H. Mutran, Laura P.Z. Izarra, Beatriz Kopschitz X. Bastos , A Garland of Words, Sao Paulo, Humanitas, 2011, pp371 - 377, [Nicholas Grene], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
J.M. Synge in, editor(s)David Holdeman and Ben Levitas , Yeats in Context, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2010, pp139 - 147, [Nicholas Grene], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Contemporary Irish Theatre: the Way We Live Now? in, editor(s)Werner Huber, Margarete Rubik, Julia Novak , Contemporary Drama in English: Staging Interculturality, Trier, Wissenschlaftliker Verlag Trier, 2010, pp177 - 193, [Nicholas Grene], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Brian Friel in, editor(s)Martine Middeke and Peter Paul Schnierer , The Methuen Drama Guide to Contemporary Irish Playwrights, London, Methuen Drama, 2010, pp89 - 111, [Nicholas Gren], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
  

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Samuel Beckett: Waiting for the End in, editor(s)Gerald Dawe, Darryl Jones and Nora Pelizzari , Beautiful Strangers: Ireland and the World of the 1950s, Oxford et al, Peter Lang, 2013, pp21 - 34, [Nicholas Grene], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
J.M. Synge: Playwright and Traveller in, editor(s)Micheal de Mordha , Ceiliuradh an Bhlascaoid 14: John Millington Synge, Baile Atha Cliath, Coisceim, 2012, pp55 - 73, [Nicholas Grene], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Nicholas Grene, Nothing Quite Like It: an American-Irish Childhood, Bantry, Somerville Press, 2011, Book, PUBLISHED
Trends and Gaps in Irish Studies in, editor(s)Christina Hunt Mahony, Laura Izarra, Elizabeth Malcolm, John P. Harrington, Ondrej Pilny, Catriona Crowe , The Future of Irish Studies: the Report of the Irish Forum, Prague, Irish Forum; Centre for Irish Studies, Charles University, 2006, pp8 - 15, [Nicholas Grene, Patrick Crotty], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Introduction in, Tom Murphy, Plays: 5, London, Methuen, 2006, ppix - xiii, [Nicholas Grene], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Nicholas Grene, Talking about Tom Murphy, Dublin, Carysfort Press, 2002, Book, PUBLISHED

  

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Robert Gardiner Memorial Scholarship, University of Cambridge 1969-72
Life Member, Clare Hall, Cambridge 1989
Andrew W. Mellon Award Fellow, Huntington Library, Pasadena, California 1994
Drama and theatre, especially Shakespeare, Synge, Shaw and modern Irish drama; poetry of Yeats. Most recent publications include a book on Indian novelist R.K. Narayan.