Publications by ISTR members


  • Cathy Leeney and Deridre McFeely (eds.), The Plays of Maura Laverty (2023). For more information, click here.
  • Susanne Colleary, Performance and Identity in Irish Stand-Up Comedy: The Comic ‘I’ (2015). For more information click here.
  • Rhona Trench, Blue Raincoat Theatre Company (2014). For more information click here.
  • Monica Insinga and Selena Daly (eds.), The European Avant-Garde: Text and Image (CSP, 2012). To download a book sample, please click here. For further info, click here.
  • Patrick Lonergan, The Theatre and Films of Martin McDonagh (Methuen Drama, 2012). Further information here.
  • Maria Kurdi. FOCUS 2012: Interfaces between Irish and European Theatre. (Institute of English Studies, Department of English Literatures and Cultures, University of Pécs). To download the full journal, please click here (pdf). Other the content of the collection:  Cover page, Focus journal (full)
    • Representations of Gender and Female Subjectivity in Contemporary Irish Drama by Women (Edwin Mellen, 2010). Click here to download a review flyer.
  •  Patrick Lonergan (ed.).  Synge and His Influences: Centenary Essays from the Synge Summer School (Carysfort Press, 2011). For further info, please go the following link
  • Anthony Roche. Brian Friel: Theatre and Politics (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011). For further info click here
  • Melissa Sihra and Pirkko Koski (eds.).  The Local Meets the Global in Performance (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2010).To download a book sample, please click here. For further info, go to the following website
  • Brian Singleton. Masculinities and the Contemporary Irish Theatre (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011). For further details go to the following page.
  • Caroline Magennis and Raymond Mullen (eds.). Irish Masculinities: Reflections on Literature and Culture (Irish Academic Press, 2011). For further details click here.
  • Bernadette Sweeney and Marie Kelly (eds.). The Theatre of Tom Mac Intyre: Strays from the Ether (Carysfort Press, 2010). For more details go to the following link.
  • Fintan Walsh (ed.). Queer Notions: New Plays and Performances from Ireland (Cork University Press, 2010). For further details and reviews go to this website
    • Male Trouble: Masculinity and the Performance of Crisis (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010). For further info, preview as well as reviews click here
  • Irina Ruppo Malone. Ibsen and the Irish Revival (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010). For details, preview and reviews of this book, go to this page
  • S.E. Wilmer and Audrone Zukauskaite (eds.). Interrogating Antigone in Postmodern Philosophy and Criticism (Oxford University Press, 2010). For further info on this publication, table of contents and reviews go to the following link