Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Poetic Obituaries: A great enthusiast for putting together teams

and securing funding for large research projects, Professor Bob Welch was editor of the best-selling Oxford Companion to Irish Literature (1996) and a leading contributor to, as well as a general editor of, the multi-volume Oxford History of the Irish Book (from 2006). He was author of monographs including Irish Poetry from Moore to Yeats (1980), Changing States: Transformations in Modern Irish Writing (1993) and a history of the Abbey Theatre in Dublin, The Abbey Theatre 1899-1999: Form and Pressure (1999).

from The Times Higher Education: Bob Welch, 1947-2013


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