Roots of Gothic fiction

Jim Shanahan of Dublin City University will present “Suffering Rebellion: Ireland and the Roots of Gothic Fiction” on Nov. 2 at 4:00 p.m. in Connolly House on Hammond Street. Shanahan has published widely on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century fiction, with particular emphasis on Irish historical fiction relating to the 1798 rebellion, and the novels of Charles Lever. He has also contributed articles to the Literary Encyclopedia Online and more than 120 articles to the Dictionary of Irish Biography. Sponsor: Center for Irish Programs. RSVP requested.

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