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John McGahern : Authority and vision

Author: Željka Doljanin; Máire Doyle
Publisher: Manchester University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume brings together contributions from a variety of disciplines to address the writer's legacy and literary achievements. Essays on previously unexplored topics and reflective pieces on McGahern as a writer illuminate his body of work in new and challenging ways, expanding the boundaries of the McGahern debate.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)992432821
Named Person: John McGahern; John McGahern
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Željka Doljanin; Máire Doyle
ISBN: 9781526105059 1526105055
OCLC Number: 1012138557
Description: 1 online resource (248 pages).
Contents: 'The Woodpile' (original poem) - Paula Meehan 1 Introduction - Zeljka Doljanin and Maire Doyle 2 X: A Quarterly Review and McGahern's modernism - Tom Walker 3 John McGahern: landscape and the lost Republic - Nicholas Allen 4 Hand-rails to the past: McGahern and the memory of the Irish revolution - R. F. (Roy) Foster 5 'What was it all for?': John McGahern's critique of Irish Republicanism: an ethical reading - Ciaran Ross 6 The stranger in the fiction of John McGahern - Zeljka Doljanin 7 John McGahern's 'Oldfashioned' and Anglo-Irish culture - David Clare 8 Learning to love the world: the educational vision of John McGahern - Kevin Williams 9 Love and sex: McGahern's personal and detached reflections - Tom Inglis 10 Love and the world: marriage and McGahern's late vision - Maire Doyle 11 'Extraordinary breathing space': afterlife vision and redemption in the work of John McGahern - Catriona Clutterbuck 12 Writing violence: John McGahern and Flannery O'Connor - Frank McGuinness 13 The lived narrative versus the learned narrative - Linden MacIntyre 14 Inside McGahern's workshop - Paula Meehan 15 John McGahern - Melvyn Bragg 16 An interview with John McGahern - Stanley van der Ziel Afterword - Declan Kiberd Index -- .
Responsibility: Željka Doljanin, Máire Doyle.

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