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Heuser, Alan

Overview
Works: 5 works in 43 publications in 1 language and 2,084 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Reviews 
Roles: Editor, Other
Classifications: PR6025.A316, 821.89
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Most widely held works by Alan Heuser
The shaping vision of Gerard Manley Hopkins by Alan Heuser ( Book )
21 editions published between 1958 and 1968 in English and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected literary criticism of Louis MacNeice by Louis MacNeice ( Book )
8 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected prose of Louis MacNeice by Louis MacNeice ( Book )
7 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected plays of Louis MacNeice by Louis MacNeice ( Book )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Louis MacNeice (1907-1963) is rightly regarded as one of the foremost Irish poets of this century, but he was also a distinctive, gifted, and popular playwright. This unique selection of eight of MacNeice's best plays, most of which were written for BBC Radio, draws on the most authoritative texts to provide a much-needed reminder of the power of his dramatic writing." "The volume comprises MacNeice's famous The Dark Tower, published here for the first time in its third and final version; the saga play They Met on Good Friday and the parable The Mad Islands, both of which use explicitly Irish subject-matter; the stage play One for the Grave, which mercilessly satirizes television and commercialism; the epic Christopher Columbus; He Had a Date (in its second version), an experiment in radio biography; Prisoner's Progress, a prize-winning parable about an escape from a prisoner-of-war camp; and MacNeice's last play, Persons from Porlock, which traces the nemesis of an artist and was broadcast just four days before MacNeice's own death." "This generous and representative selection makes available again MacNeice's entertaining and innovative blend of fantasy and realism, prose and verse, and offers important new perspectives on MacNeice's poetry."--Jacket
An investigation of the poetic imagery of Gerard Manley Hopkins by Alan Heuser ( Book )
1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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English (42)
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