Winter 2001–2

George Szirtes  Fables of home

A Hungarian emigrant in England reflects on exile and identity.
[essay]

Sebastian Barry  Annie Dunne

An extract from the novel

Richard English  The IRA and the cinema

How the Troubles have been portrayed in the movies [essay]

Diarmaid Ferriter  On the state funerals

The re-interment of ten IRA men executed during the War of Independence [essay]

Alan Gilsenan  The faint music of the soul

The life and work of Tom Murphy [essay]

Vona Groarke  A hundred acres, a few ditches, some mist

On picking stones and becoming a poet [memoir]

James McCabe  Estrangement

Alone in a foreign city [fiction]

Molly McCloskey  I and e

The romance of e-mail [essay]

Patrick McGrath  Letter from Ground Zero

An English novelist in Tribeca reflects on the aftermath of the September 11 attacks [essay]

Andrew McNeillie  Virginia Woolf’s America

How ‘the most English of the modernists’ viewed the USA [essay]

Tim Robinson  Three notes on the Elgin Marbles

Reading between the captions in the British Museum [essay]