Mittwoch, Oktober 16, 2019

New Irish Literature, Part Two: Capitalism, Class and the Coming Generation

LONG READ – In post-crash Ireland, capitalism's grip on the society hardened and the focus of the New Irish Literature shifted. New networks of solidarity emerged.

New Irish Literature, Part One: „Iran With Lipstick“

LONG READ – Irish Literature has quickly become a globally celebrated phenomenon. It is loud, it is different, it is direct – and with voices like Sally Rooney, Anna Burns and Sinéad Gleeson it is almost exclusively female. How could this happen on the traditionally arch-conservative island?

„This is the deepest form of violence in the world“

INTERVIEW – Behrouz Boochani has written his latest book through text messages from a detention camp in the south pacific – and was awarded Australia’s richest literary accolade for it. In an interview over phone he condemns the country's immigration policy. And talks about the power of writing.