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Author: John Ryan; J P Donelavy
Publisher: New York : Lilliput Press, 2011.
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With a Other J.P. Donleavy. The best book about literary Dublin ever written' FRANK DELANEY. Edna O'Brien chose John Ryan's memoirs as her Observer Book of the Year in 1975, describing it as a fine and loving account of literary Dublin in the golden fifties', which purrs with life and anecdote'. This classic evocation of the period 194555 celebrates a city and its personalities Brendan Behan, Patrick Kavanagh, Myles  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ryan, John.
Remembering How we Stood : Bohemian Dublin at the MidCentury.
New York : The Lilliput Press, ©2011
Named Person: John Ryan; John Ryan
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Ryan; J P Donelavy
ISBN: 9781843512356 1843512351
OCLC Number: 779827646
Description: 1 online resource (254 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Acknowledgments; Table of Contents; Epigraph; Foreword; Introduction; PART ONE : The Time and the Place; 1 : The Fair City; 2 : O What a Lovely Emergency! (1939-1945); 3 : Behind the Emerald Curtain; 4 : Distilled Damnation, or Bacchus and his Pardners; 5 : Overtures and Beginners; 6 : Liffeysiders; 7 : In the Joyce Country; PART TWO : The Personalities; 8 : The Home and Colonial Boy; 9 : The Lost Umbilical Chord; 10 : Paddy Kavanagh; 11 : The Incomparable Myles; 12 : The Man From Ohio; 13 : Remembering How We Stood; 14 : The Swan in the Evening; A, B, C; Index. D, E, FG, H, I; J, K, L; M, N, O; P, Q, R; S, T, U; V, W, X; Y, Z; Plates; About the Author; Copyright.

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With a Other J.P. Donleavy. The best book about literary Dublin ever written' FRANK DELANEY. Edna O'Brien chose John Ryan's memoirs as her Observer Book of the Year in 1975, describing it as a fine and loving account of literary Dublin in the golden fifties', which purrs with life and anecdote'. This classic evocation of the period 194555 celebrates a city and its personalities Brendan Behan, Patrick Kavanagh, Myles na gCopaleen (Flann O'Brien), as well as Pope' O'Mahony, Gainor Crist the original Ginger Man, and others a remarkable group who were to revitalize postwar literature in Ireland. A.

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