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Love of the world : essays

Author: John McGahern; Stanley Van der Ziel
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Essay : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume brings together all of McGahern's surviving essays, reviews and speeches. In them his canon of great writers - Tolstoy, Chekhov, James, Proust and Joyce - is cited many times, with deep and subtle appreciation.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John McGahern
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John McGahern; Stanley Van der Ziel
ISBN: 9780571245116 0571245110
OCLC Number: 426118623
Description: xlvii, 448 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: John McGahern ; edited by Stanley van der Ziel ; introduction by Declan Kiberd.

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John McGahern did not spread himself thinly as a writer. Nearly all of his creative energy went into what was central for him: the great novels and stories that are part of the canon of Irish and  Read more...

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