The 5th podcast in the EFACIS Irish Itinerary: Pilar-Villar Argaiz in conversation with Theo Dorgan
Pilar-Villar Argaiz from the University of Granada in discussion with Theo Dorgan.
The fifth podcast in the EFACIS Irish Itinerary: Pilar Villar-Argáiz poet, translator and novelist in conversation withTheo Dorgan reads from his work and talks about the mysteries of love poetry, his translations of Frederico García Lorca’s poetry, the power of the Irish language with international audiences and about writing in Irish English, the figure of the rebel and class injustice, ways of transcending European borders, the abiding influence of Greek mythology in his work, Cork winters and feeling at home in Athens, as well as gestures in the imagination that can bring about political change.
The forth podcast in the EFACIS Irish Itinerary: Laoighsceach Ní Choistealbha and Alan Titley of NUI Galway discuss the Irish language in contemporary global contexts.
The third podcast in the EFACIS Irish Itinerary: Paul Lynch in conversation with Sylvie Mikowski discusses the significance of his childhood in County Donegal and how aspects of it resurface throughout his literary career..
His use of historical material to comment on the present, the significance of plot and the depiction of character psychologies. Also his reference to the Zen tradition in Beyond the Sea, and on the intersection of style, rhythm and his aspiration to represent “the feeling of the present.
All podcasts are available here
The upcoming broadcast schedule:
13/08/2020 – Katarzyna Ojrzynska and Petal Pilly and Charlene Kelly