Literature Studies Site

Reading in the Dark


by Seamus Deane

Link to an article by critic Andrew O'Hehir on Reading in the Dark, published in the online magazine Salon.
Linked to the previous piece, this is an interview with Seamus Deane about his writing of Reading in the Dark.
Essay focusing on Deane's use of stories in linking the domestic and the political in Reading in the Dark.
Download a sample essay with comments, focusing on the first section, Stairs.