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Author Brown, Terence, 1944-
Title The literature of Ireland : culture and criticism / Terence Brown.
Publication Info. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 9  820.9 B    IN LIBRARY
Description x, 281 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The literary revival: historical perspectives -- Joyce's magic lantern -- Music: the cultural issue -- Modernism and revolution: rereading Yeats's 'Easter 1916' -- Shakespeare and the Irish self -- Irish literature and the Great War -- Ireland, modernism and the 1930s -- Post-modernists: Samuel Beckett and Flann O'Brien -- Patrick Kavanagh: religious poet -- MacNeice's Ireland: MacNeice's Islands -- Louis MacNeice and the Second World War -- MacNeice and the puritan tradition -- John Hewitt and memory: a reflection -- Michael Longley and the Irish poetic tradition -- Seamus Heaney: the witnessing eye and the speaking tongue -- Derek Mahon: the poet and painting -- Telling tales: Kennelly's Cromwell and Muldoon's 'The More a Man Has the More a Man Wants' -- Redeeming the time: John McGahern and John Banvillle -- 'Have we a context?': transition, self and society in the drama of Brian Friel -- Hubert Butler and nationalism -- The Irish Dylan Thomas: versions and influences.
Subject English literature -- Irish authors -- History and criticism.
Literature and society -- Ireland.
Ireland -- In literature.
Added Author New York Society Library. Book Committee. 2011. ZNS
ISBN 9780521118231
0521118239
9780521136525 (pbk.)
0521136520 (pbk.)