Reflecting the Rising (RTE)
Thomas MacDonagh and Pádraig Pearse
Rebel Poets and Readings
Introduced by Richard Downes, RTÉ
28TH MARCH | EASTER MONDAY
14:00 – 15:30
TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN
The role of the poetic imagination in the politics of the Easter Rising.
Prof. Gerald Dawe, poet and Professor of English at Trinity College Dublin and author of War & War’s Alarms.
Rebel Poets and Readings | 1916: Politics and Poetic Language
What lessons can be learned from the poets of the revolutionary period on the basis of the language of their poetry.
Dr Nerys Williams, poet and lecturer in the School of English, Drama and Film at University College Dublin.