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Ireland's literature : selected essays
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0946640254, Paperback)These selected essays are drawn from largely unpublished and original sources. They take for subject matter both genre and individual writers and their works, and build into a comprehensive survey that links literature and society in a unity of approach, deeply concerned with modern Ireland and the way in which it sees itself.
Contents: Saxon and Celt: The Stereotypes; Thomas Moore: A Reputation; Edward Dowden: Irish Victorian; The Church of Ireland and the Climax of the Ages; Canon Sheehan and the Catholic Intellectual; Yeats, Joyce and the Irish Critical Debate; After the Revival: Se·n ^D'O Faol·in and Patrick Kavanagh; Some Young Doom: Beckett and the Child; Austin Clarke: Satirist; Geoffrey Taylor: A Portrait; C.S. Lewis: Irishman?; Donoghue and Us Irish; Show Me a Sign: Brian Moore and Religious Faith; Poets and Patrimony: Richard Murphy and James Simmons; A Northern Renaissance: Poets from the North of Ireland 1965-1980; Remembering Who We Are; Awakening from the Nightmare: History and Contemporary Literature; Acknowledgments; Index^R
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