The Resource Reading the contemporary Irish novel, 1987-2007, Liam Harte

Reading the contemporary Irish novel, 1987-2007, Liam Harte

Label
Reading the contemporary Irish novel, 1987-2007
Title
Reading the contemporary Irish novel, 1987-2007
Statement of responsibility
Liam Harte
Creator
Subject
Genre
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 "--
Member of
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.914099415
Index
index present
LC call number
PR8803
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Reading the novel
Label
Reading the contemporary Irish novel, 1987-2007, Liam Harte
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
ocn854906259
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781444336207
Lccn
2013030940
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b29543952
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)854906259
  • pebcs111850223X

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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