“Manly Voice: Gabriel Byrne at Symphony Space” by Cherie Ann Turpin

Irish American Writers & Artists

Guest Review: “Manly Voice: Gabriel Byrne at Symphony Space” by Cherie Ann Turpin

by Stella — Nov 15, 2013

Dr. Cherie Ann Turpin is currently at work on a scholarly treatise about Gabriel Byrne. She is particularly interested in Mr. Byrne’s activities surrounding the Irish Diaspora, as well as aspects of gender and celebrity culture in relationship to him as an actor and performer. She and I have discussed his film career, his work as Cultural Ambassador for Ireland, and his published works. Dr. Turpin is also interested in fan culture; Byrneholics Online is included as a resource in her celebrity culture course this Fall. It is my pleasure to bring you this guest review by Dr. Turpin, who attended the recent Narrative 4 event in New York City and generously agreed to share her thoughts and insights about Mr. Byrne’s performance at the event, as well as her observations…

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