Fintan O'Toole  Literary Editor, The Irish Times


Paper Title - Mothers and Other Others: Representing Ireland Beyond Borders

Fintan O'Toole is Literary Editor of The Irish Times and Leonard L. Milberg Visiting Lecturer in Irish Letters at Princeton University.

Born in Dublin in 1958, he has been drama critic of In Dublin magazine, The Sunday Tribune, the New York Daily News, and The Irish Times and Literary Adviser to the Abbey Theatre. He edited Magill magazine and, since 1988, has been a columnist with The Irish Times. He contributes regularly to the New York Review of Books.

His most recent book is A History of Ireland in 100 Objects (2013). Other books include Enough is Enough (2010); Ship of Fools (2009); The Irish Times Book of the 1916 Rising (2006); White Savage: William Johnson and the Invention of America (2005); After the Ball (2003); Shakespeare is Hard but so is Life (2002); The Irish Times Book of the Century (1999); A Traitor’s Kiss: The Life of Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1997); The Lie of the Land: Selected Essays (1997); The Ex-Isle of Erin (1996); Black Hole, Green Card (1994); Meanwhile Back at the Ranch (1995); A Mass for Jesse James (1990) and The Politics of Magic: The Work and times of Tom Murphy (1987).

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Is é Fintan O'Toole eagarthóir liteartha The Irish Times agus léachtóir Leonard L. Milberg le Litríocht na hÉireann ar cuairt in Ollscoil Princeton.

Rugadh é i mBaile Átha Cliath sa bhliain 1958, agus d’oibrigh sé mar léirmheastóir drámaíochta don iris In Dublin chomh maith leis The Sunday Tribune, an New York Daily News, agus The Irish Times, agus mar Chomhairleoir Liteartha d’Amharclann na Mainistreach. Rinne sé eagarthóireacht ar an iris Magill agus is colúnaí do The Irish Times é ó bhí 1988 ann. Scríobhann sé go rialta don New York Review of Books.

Is é an leabhar is déanaí a d’fhoilsigh sé ná A History of Ireland in 100 Objects (2013). Ar a chuid leabhair eile tá Enough is Enough (2010); Ship of Fools (2009); The Irish Times Book of the 1916 Rising (2006); White Savage: William Johnson and the Invention of America (2005); After the Ball (2003); Shakespeare is Hard but so is Life (2002); The Irish Times Book of the Century (1999); A Traitor’s Kiss: The Life of Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1997); The Lie of the Land: Selected Essays (1997); The Ex-Isle of Erin (1996); Black Hole, Green Card (1994); Meanwhile Back at the Ranch (1995); A Mass for Jesse James (1990) agus The Politics of Magic: The Work and times of Tom Murphy (1987).

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