FIFTH INTERNATIONAL GEORGE MOORE CONFERENCE
NUI Galway, Moore Hall, Mayo, Coole Park, Galway: June 3-6 2011
2011 marks the one hundredth anniversary of the publication of Ave. Bearing this in mind, the focus of this conference will concern the relationship of George Moore to the Irish Revival and to those involved in various social/cultural/political movements in Ireland during the first decade of the twentieth century. Since a portion of the conference will be held at Moore Hall, we will also welcome papers concerning the Moore family and estate.
Topics may include but are by no means limited to:
- Moore’s Literary Legacy
- Moore and autobiography
- Irish Modernism
- The Irish fin de siècle
- Moore as collaborator
- Moore as conduit of European influence (Dujardin, Turgenev, Wagner)
- The Moores of Moore Hall
- Moore’s Dublin Circle
- Moore & the West of Ireland
- Maurice Moore as revivalist
- Literary Modernism and/or the Modernist Heresy
- The Big House and the Irish Revival
- Dublin and urban folklore
- Yeats and Moore, Joyce and Moore, AE and Moore, etc.
- Moore, Clerics, and Christianity
- Moore, Hyde and the Gaelic League
- Controversy and the Irish revival
- Moore’s best book?
Abstracts for individual papers and round tables on the topic of the conference are welcome. They should be limited to 150-200 words. All non-plenary papers or presentations are limited to a maximum of 20 minutes. Submissions must include name, institutional affiliation or independent scholar status and contact information.
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