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Name Grene, Nicholas
Main Department English
College Title Professor of English Literature
College Tel +353 1 896 1179
Fax +353 1 671 7114
Born in the United States, educated in Ireland and the UK; married with four children.
Details Date
Vice-chair (Ireland), International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures, 2001-9 Trustee, Ireland Chair of Poetry, 2010-
Membership of Professional Institutions, Associations, Societies
Details Date From Date To
Member of the Royal Irish Academy; Vice-chair (Ireland), International Association from the Study of Irish Literatures
Awards and Honours
Award Date
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
Language Skill Reading Skill Writing Skill Speaking
French Fluent Basic Basic
Description of Research Interests
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.
Research Interests
17th Century drama Anglo-Irish literature, poetry Indian literature in English Irish writing, poetry, Drama, cinema
Research Projects
Project title Irish Theatrical Diaspora
Summary An international research network committed to the study of the production and reception of Irish drama inside and outside Ireland
Funding Agency IRCHSS
Programme Government of Ireland Thematic Research Project Grant
Type of Project The Internationalization of Irish Drama 1975-2005
Date from September 2007
Date to August 2010
Person Months 4

Publications and Other Research Outputs
Peer Reviewed
Nicholas Grene, Yeats's Poetic Codes, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2008, xi + 247pp
Nicholas Grene, Shakespeare's Serial History Plays, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2002
Nicholas Grene, Interpreting Synge: Essays from the Synge Summer School 1991-2000, Dublin, Lilliput Press, 2000
Nicholas Grene, The Politics of Irish Drama, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1999
Non Peer Reviewed
Nicholas Grene, Talking about Tom Murphy, Dublin, Carysfort Press, 2002
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