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Finding Ireland : a poet's explorations of Irish literature and culture

Author: Richard Tillinghast
Publisher: Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, ©2008.
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Following its entry into the European Union, Ireland changed radically from an impoverished, provincial, former British colony to a country where a farmer takes his wife on skiing holidays in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Tillinghast, Richard.
Finding Ireland.
Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2008028330
Named Person: Richard Tillinghast; Richard Tillinghast; Richard Tillinghast
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Tillinghast
OCLC Number: 694145912
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 285 pages)
Contents: Finding Ireland --
Letter from Galway, 1990 --
Letter from Dublin, 1998 : the Celtic tiger--
Letter from Dublin, 2005 : Wilde, Synge, and Orpen --
Who were the Anglo-Irish? --
The uneasy world of Somerville and Ross --
Travels through Somerville and Ross's Ireland --
The asymmetrical George Moore --
Elizabeth Bowen : the house, the hotel, and the child --
William Trevor : "they were as good as we were" --
Listening to Irish traditional music --
Flann O'Brien : no laughing matter --
Brian Friel : transcending the Irish national pastime --
Seamus Heaney's "middle voice" --
Derek Mahon : exile and stranger --
The future of Irish poetry? --
Mount Stewart : its gardens, house, and family --
W.B. Yeats : the labyrinth of another's being --
Looking for Yeats in Yeats country --
From Venice to Tipperary.
Responsibility: Richard Tillinghast.

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