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The Resource Reading the contemporary Irish novel, 1987-2007, Liam Harte, (electronic resource)

Reading the contemporary Irish novel, 1987-2007, Liam Harte, (electronic resource)

Label
Reading the contemporary Irish novel, 1987-2007
Title
Reading the contemporary Irish novel, 1987-2007
Statement of responsibility
Liam Harte
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Reading the Contemporary Irish Novel 1987-2007 is the authoritative guide to some of the most inventive and challenging fiction to emerge from Ireland in the last 25 years. Meticulously researched, it presents detailed interpretations of novels by some of Ireland's most eminent writers. This is the first text-focused critical survey of the Irish novel from 1987 to 2007, providing detailed readings of seminal Irish novels. A timely and much needed text in a largely uncharted critical field. Provides detailed interpretations of individual novels by some of the country's most critically celebrated writers, including Sebastian Barry, Roddy Doyle, Anne Enright, Patrick McCabe, John McGahern, Edna O'Brien and Colm Tóibín. Investigates the ways in which Irish novels have sought to deal with and reflect a changing Ireland. The fruit of many years reading, teaching and research on the subject by a leading and highly respected academic in the field "--
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Provided by publisher
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harte, Liam
Dewey number
823/.914099415
LC call number
PR8803
Series statement
Reading the novel
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English fiction
  • English fiction
  • English fiction
  • Social change in literature
  • Social problems in literature
  • Ireland
  • Northern Ireland
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Label
Reading the contemporary Irish novel, 1987-2007, Liam Harte, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
In the Family Way: Roddy Doyle's Barrytown Trilogy (1987-91) -- House Arrest: John McGahern's Amongst Women (1990) -- Uncertain Terms, Unstable Sands: Colm Tóibín's The Heather Blazing (1992) -- Malignant Shame: Patrick McCabe's The Butcher Boy (1992) -- Unbearable Proximities: William Trevor's Felicia's Journey (1994) -- History's Hostages: Edna O'Brien's House of Splendid Isolation (1996) -- Selfhood Deferred: Seamus Deane's Reading in the Dark (1996) -- The Politics of Pity: Sebastian Barry's A Long Long Way (2005) -- Mourning Remains Unknown: Anne Enright's The Gathering (2007)
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001041351
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Governing access note
License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9781118502358
Isbn Type
(Adobe PDF)
Lccn
2013030940
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001041351
Label
Reading the contemporary Irish novel, 1987-2007, Liam Harte, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
In the Family Way: Roddy Doyle's Barrytown Trilogy (1987-91) -- House Arrest: John McGahern's Amongst Women (1990) -- Uncertain Terms, Unstable Sands: Colm Tóibín's The Heather Blazing (1992) -- Malignant Shame: Patrick McCabe's The Butcher Boy (1992) -- Unbearable Proximities: William Trevor's Felicia's Journey (1994) -- History's Hostages: Edna O'Brien's House of Splendid Isolation (1996) -- Selfhood Deferred: Seamus Deane's Reading in the Dark (1996) -- The Politics of Pity: Sebastian Barry's A Long Long Way (2005) -- Mourning Remains Unknown: Anne Enright's The Gathering (2007)
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001041351
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Governing access note
License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9781118502358
Isbn Type
(Adobe PDF)
Lccn
2013030940
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001041351

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