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Eveline

Thursday, February 12, 2015

A chance for happiness in a James Joyce classic.

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Selected Shorts

Missed Connections

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Finding the girl of your dreams; losing the boy of your dreams; extreme closure, and close encounters with a celeb.

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Selected Shorts

A Priest in the Family

Friday, August 22, 2014

Colm Toibin looks at the cost of disgrace in the family.

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Things Are Not What They Seem

Friday, August 22, 2014

Shame, longing, and passion lie beneath the surface lives of the characters in three stories by Colm Toibin, James Salter, and J. Robert Lennon.

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Dubliners: A Quartet

Dubliners: A Quartet - Part 4: The Dead

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Part four of the four-part audio play by award-winning playwright Arthur Yorinks, inspired by the stories of James Joyce's Dubliners.

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Dubliners: A Quartet

Dubliners: A Quartet - Part 3: Clay

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Part three of the four-part audio play by award-winning playwright Arthur Yorinks, inspired by the stories of James Joyce's Dubliners.

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Dubliners: A Quartet

Dubliners: A Quartet - Part 2: Eveline

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Part two of the four-part audio play by award-winning playwright Arthur Yorinks, inspired by the stories of James Joyce's Dubliners.

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Dubliners: A Quartet

Dubliners: A Quartet - Part 1: Araby

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Part one of the four-part audio play by award-winning playwright Arthur Yorinks, inspired by the stories of James Joyce's Dubliners.

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The Greene Space

AUDIO | Dubliners: A Quartet

Monday, August 04, 2014

Download or listen on demand to the four-part play by Arthur Yorinks, inspired by James Joyce's Dubliners and performed by an ensemble of noted actors and singers.

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The Greene Space

ON-DEMAND VIDEO | Dubliners: A Quartet

Monday, August 04, 2014

Watch on-demand video of the entire four-part play by Arthur Yorinks, inspired by the stories of James Joyce's Dubliners and recorded during a live performance by an ensemble of noted actors and singers.

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The Greene Space

VIDEO | Reading James Joyce: Black 47's Larry Kirwan, Author Victor LaValle and Broadcaster Frank Delaney

Monday, August 04, 2014

On the 100th anniversary of James Joyce's Dubliners, three notable New Yorkers who count themselves among the writer's biggest fans talk about reading his beloved short story collection and how it continues to inspire them today: author Victor LaValleLarry Kirwan of the band Black 47, and author and broadcaster Frank Delaney.

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Holding Fast

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Failing a moral test, and the cost of love and loss in stories by American and Irish contemporary writers.

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Talk to Me

Getting Your Irish On at the PEN World Voices Festival

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Hugo Hamilton read from his book, “The Speckled People,” as part of the PEN World Voices Festival on May 3. Hear Hamilton comment on and read from his memoir at Ireland House.

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: James Joyce's "The Dead," Part 2

Sunday, January 08, 2012

“The Dead,” Part 2 by James Joyce is performed by Rene Auberjonois, Fionnula Flanagan and Isaiah Sheffer.

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Selected Shorts: James Joyce for New Year's

Sunday, January 01, 2012

James Joyce’s classic story, “The Dead”, takes place at a New Year’s dinner-dance in Dublin in 1904. It is filled with colorful personalities, and is a glimpse of a bygone era.

The hostesses of the annual dinner are the Misses Kate and Julia Morkan, frail elderly aunts of the story’s central characters, Gabriel Conroy and his wife Gretta, the crisis in whose marriage provides the dramatic through-line of this deeply emotional story.

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Studio 360

Luxuriating in Language

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

I had the good fortune to hear the outstanding Irish writers John Banville and Colum McCann a few days ago, when they did a reading together at New York's 92nd Street Y. Banville won the Man Booker prize in 2005 for The Sea and McCann won ...

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Frank McCourt on Longing

Saturday, November 02, 2002

Before a live audience at the Museum of Television and Radio in New York, Kurt Andersen and writer Frank McCourt talk about the art of longing.

McCourt won the Pulitzer Prize for Angela's Ashes, about his impoverished childhood in Ireland. He taught high school English for over forty years in ...

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