Wednesday, 6 April 2016

After I am hanged my portrait will be interesting - Colm Tóibín tells the story of Easter 1916

"Colm Tóibín tells the story of Easter 1916, following the main personalities involved, in particular Thomas Clarke and Patrick Pearse. Tóibín also discusses how interpretations of the rebellion by writers such as Sean O'Casey, W. B. Yeats and James Joyce challenged the popular myths surrounding the uprising, and considers the "stark divergence in the after-image" as it appeared in England and Ireland. Read the full article:" Posted on Youtube on the 5th of April 2016 by London Review of Books (LRB).

1 comment:

Crissouli said...

I have listed this post in Interesting Blogs on That Moment in Time at

Thank you for always giving us such great stories.