The Resource The literature of Ireland : criticism and culture, Terence Brown

The literature of Ireland : criticism and culture, Terence Brown

Label
The literature of Ireland : criticism and culture
Title
The literature of Ireland
Title remainder
criticism and culture
Statement of responsibility
Terence Brown
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"One of Ireland's foremost literary and cultural historians, Terence Brown's command of the intellectual and cultural currents running through the Irish literary canon is second to none, and he has been enormously influential in shaping the field of Irish studies. These essays reflect the key themes of Brown's distinguished career, most crucially his critical engagement with the post-colonial model of Irish cultural and literary history currently dominant in Irish Studies. With essays on major figures such as Yeats, MacNeice, Joyce and Beckett, as well as contemporary authors including Seamus Heaney, Derek Mahon, Michael Longley, Paul Muldoon and Brian Friel, this volume is a major contribution to scholarship, directing scholars and students to new approaches to twentieth-century Irish cultural and literary history"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, Terence
Index
index present
LC call number
PR8718
LC item number
.B765 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English literature
  • Literature and society
  • Irländsk litteratur
  • Litteratur och samhälle
  • Englisch
  • Literatur
  • Englische Literatur
  • English literature
  • Literature
  • Literature and society
  • Literatur
  • Englisch
  • Irish literature
  • Literature and society
  • Ireland
  • Irland
  • Ireland
  • Irland
Label
The literature of Ireland : criticism and culture, Terence Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Introduction; 1. The Literary Revival: historical reflections; 2. Joyce's magic lantern; 3. Music: the cultural issue; 4. Modernism and revolution: re-reading Yeats's 'Easter 1916'; 5. Shakespeare and the Irish self; 6. Irish literature and the Great War; 7. Irish modernism and the 1930s; 8. Post-modernists: Samuel Beckett and Flann O'Brien; 9. Patrick Kavanagh: religious poet; 10. MacNeice's Ireland: MacNeice's Islands; 11. Louis MacNeice and the Second World War; 12. MacNeice and the Puritan tradition; 13. John Hewitt and memory: a reflection; 14. Michael Longley and the Irish poetic tradition; 15. Seamus Heaney: the witnessing eye and the speaking tongue; 16. Derek Mahon: the poet and painting; 17. Telling tales: Kennelly's Cromwell and Muldoon's 'The More a Man Has the More a Man Wants'; 18. Redeeming the time: the novels of John McGahern and John Banvillle; 19. 'Have we a context': transition, self and society in the drama of Brian Friel; 20. Hubert Butler and nationalism; 21. The Irish Dylan Thomas: versions and influences
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 281 p.
Isbn
9780521136525
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010008751
Other control number
40018268880
System control number
  • (OCoLC)496959026
  • (OCoLC)ocn496959026
Label
The literature of Ireland : criticism and culture, Terence Brown
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Introduction; 1. The Literary Revival: historical reflections; 2. Joyce's magic lantern; 3. Music: the cultural issue; 4. Modernism and revolution: re-reading Yeats's 'Easter 1916'; 5. Shakespeare and the Irish self; 6. Irish literature and the Great War; 7. Irish modernism and the 1930s; 8. Post-modernists: Samuel Beckett and Flann O'Brien; 9. Patrick Kavanagh: religious poet; 10. MacNeice's Ireland: MacNeice's Islands; 11. Louis MacNeice and the Second World War; 12. MacNeice and the Puritan tradition; 13. John Hewitt and memory: a reflection; 14. Michael Longley and the Irish poetic tradition; 15. Seamus Heaney: the witnessing eye and the speaking tongue; 16. Derek Mahon: the poet and painting; 17. Telling tales: Kennelly's Cromwell and Muldoon's 'The More a Man Has the More a Man Wants'; 18. Redeeming the time: the novels of John McGahern and John Banvillle; 19. 'Have we a context': transition, self and society in the drama of Brian Friel; 20. Hubert Butler and nationalism; 21. The Irish Dylan Thomas: versions and influences
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 281 p.
Isbn
9780521136525
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010008751
Other control number
40018268880
System control number
  • (OCoLC)496959026
  • (OCoLC)ocn496959026

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