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The Literature of Ireland : Culture and Criticism

By: Brown, Terence.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010Description: 1 online resource (293 p.).ISBN: 9780511774829.Subject(s): English literature -- Irish authors -- History and criticism | Ireland -- In literature | Literature and society -- IrelandGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Literature of Ireland : Culture and CriticismDDC classification: 820.9/9417 | 820.99415 LOC classification: PR8718.B765 2010Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1 The Literary Revival: historical perspectives; Chapter 2 Joyce's magic lantern; Chapter 3 Music: the cultural issue; Chapter 4 Modernism and revolution: rereading Yeats's 'Easter 1916'; Chapter 5 Shakespeare and the Irish self; Chapter 6 Irish literature and the Great War; Chapter 7 Ireland, Modernism and the 1930s; Chapter 8 Post-modernists: Samuel Beckett and Flann O'Brien; Chapter 9 Patrick Kavanagh: religious poet; Chapter 10 MacNeice's Irelands: MacNeice's islands
Chapter 11 Louis MacNeice and the Second World WarChapter 12 MacNeice and the puritan tradition; Chapter 13 John Hewitt and memory: a reflection; Chapter 14 Michael Longley and the Irish poetic tradition; Chapter 15 Seamus Heaney: the witnessing eye and the speaking tongue; Chapter 16 Derek Mahon: the poet and painting; Chapter 17 Telling tales: Kennelly's Cromwell and Muldoon's 'The More a Man Has the More a Man Wants'; Chapter 18 Redeeming the time: John McGahern and John Banville; Chapter 19 'Have we a context?': transition, self and society in the theatre of Brian Friel
Chapter 20 Hubert Butler and nationalismChapter 21 The Irish Dylan Thomas: versions and influences; Index
Summary: A collection of important essays from one of Ireland''s foremost literary and cultural historians.
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Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1 The Literary Revival: historical perspectives; Chapter 2 Joyce's magic lantern; Chapter 3 Music: the cultural issue; Chapter 4 Modernism and revolution: rereading Yeats's 'Easter 1916'; Chapter 5 Shakespeare and the Irish self; Chapter 6 Irish literature and the Great War; Chapter 7 Ireland, Modernism and the 1930s; Chapter 8 Post-modernists: Samuel Beckett and Flann O'Brien; Chapter 9 Patrick Kavanagh: religious poet; Chapter 10 MacNeice's Irelands: MacNeice's islands

Chapter 11 Louis MacNeice and the Second World WarChapter 12 MacNeice and the puritan tradition; Chapter 13 John Hewitt and memory: a reflection; Chapter 14 Michael Longley and the Irish poetic tradition; Chapter 15 Seamus Heaney: the witnessing eye and the speaking tongue; Chapter 16 Derek Mahon: the poet and painting; Chapter 17 Telling tales: Kennelly's Cromwell and Muldoon's 'The More a Man Has the More a Man Wants'; Chapter 18 Redeeming the time: John McGahern and John Banville; Chapter 19 'Have we a context?': transition, self and society in the theatre of Brian Friel

Chapter 20 Hubert Butler and nationalismChapter 21 The Irish Dylan Thomas: versions and influences; Index

A collection of important essays from one of Ireland''s foremost literary and cultural historians.

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