What is an archive?
Friel scholar Zosia Kuczyńska explores some key ideas around archives and archival access.
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National Library of Ireland, ‘National Library of Ireland Diversity and Inclusion Policy 2018–2021’ (Dublin: National Library of Ireland, 2018)
Rebecca Schneider, Performing Remains: Art and War in Times of Theatrical Reenactment (Abingdon: Routledge, 2011)
Portrait: Zosia Kuczyńska
Zosia Kuczyńska is an academic and poet, specialising in the literary archives of playwright Brian Friel.
Robbie Blake's blue notebook, 2–4
In these pages from Robbie Blake’s project notebooks, Robbie reflects on their experience of visiting the manuscript reading room at the National Library of Ireland to access the Brian Friel papers with Jessie Keenan and Zosia Kuczyńska.
Mixed interview, extract 3
Zosia Kuczyńska, Jessie Keenan, and Robbie Blake talk about their experiences of accessing Friel’s archives at the National Library of Ireland and how their thinking around archives has changed over the course of the project.
The body and the archive
Friel scholar Zosia Kuczyńska explores some of performance scholar Diana Taylor’s ideas around the body and the archive and their relevance to the project.