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Phoenix Irish short stories 2001

Phoenix Irish short stories 2001

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Published by Phoenix in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, English -- Ireland.,
  • English fiction -- Irish authors.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by David Marcus.
    ContributionsMarcus, David, 1924-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 210 p. ;
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22101549M
    ISBN 100753813041

      One of the greatest success stories ever told unfolds in the pages of this compelling, three-dimensional book. Through intimate letters, journals, and diaries of actual immigrants, Journey of Hope chronicles the Irish in America and their triumphant rise from adversity and prejudice to prosperity and s: A HISTORY OF THE IRISH SHORT STORY Though the short story is often regarded as central to the Irish canon, this is the first comprehensive study of the genre for many years. Heather Ingman traces the development of the modern short story in Ireland from its beginnings in the nineteenth century to the present day.

      A History of the Irish Short Story by Heather Ingman is a very well done work of literary history with a lot to teach readers like me without academic training in the history of Irish literature or the short story. Ingman did a very good job of explaining how the Irish short story became such a dominating literary s: 3.   4 Gravediggers Pub. John Kavanagh’s pub, commonly known as The Gravediggers, was established in and is the oldest family pub in Dublin, currently operated by the sixth generation of the Kavanagh pub is located near the large Glasnevin cemetery, and as such, many of its patrons have been gravediggers, body snatchers, and .

      A good selection of 20th century short stories with an emphasis on early to mid century writing. A lesson in how styles have changed, with some gems that have lasted the test of time. Mary Lavin and Liam O Flaherty - still fresh and timeless. A good overall view of Irish literature (short story) in English covering that time s: The Irish have always had a way with words. Long ago they took on a language not their own and learned to re-word it into pure magic. Nowhere is this magic more in evidence than in their short stories—stories that combine lyricism, humor and tragedy with rare imagination set in simple backgrounds, largely without props. The seemingly effortless art of the best Irish writers has 3/5(1).


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For Irish writers the short story continues to be an exciting and appealing form that gives them scope to show off their talent. With this volume, David Marcus presents the fifth Phoenix anthology of Irish short stories.

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