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Selected prose of Louis MacNeice

Author: Louis MacNeice; Alan Heuser
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume covers the sweep of Louis MacNeice's interests outside the literary, thus conveying the visual perceptiveness, humour, seriousness and enthusiasm of his personality and poetry.

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Genre/Form: Collections
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis MacNeice; Alan Heuser
ISBN: 0198185251 9780198185253
OCLC Number: 20633183
Description: xxv, 302 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1929-1936. Our God Bogus (May 1929) The domain of selfhood / R. V. Feldman (October 1934) --
Charlatan-chasing: The mind and society / Vilfredo Pareto (Novemeber 1935) --
The passionate unbeliever: Lucretius, poet and philosopher / E. E. Sikes (May 1936) --
1937-1939. The Hebrides: a tripper's commentary: August 1937 (October 1937) --
Or one might write it so: I crossed the Minch, chapter 13, August 1937 (April 1938) --
Statement on the Spanish War (December 1937) --
In defense of vulgarity (December 1937) --
Wild and domestic: Zoo, chapter 4 (November 1938) --
A personal digression: Zoo, chapter 5 (November 1938) --
To-day in Barcelona (January 1939) --
1940-1944. Autobiographical sketch, c.1940 (1942), with continuation, c.1953 (1955) --
American letter: to Stephen Spender (July 1940) --
The way we live now, December 1940 (April 1941) --
Traveller's return (February 1941) --
Touching America (March 1941) --
London letter [1]: blackouts, bureacracy, & courage, January 1941 (February 1941) --
London letter [2]: anti-defeatism of the man in the street, March 1941 (April 1941) --
London letter [3]: War aims; the new political alignment, April 1941 (May 1941) --
London letter [4]: demoncracy versus reaction & luftwaffe, May 1941 (June 1941) --
Broken windows or thinking aloud, c.1941-2 --
Northern Ireland and her people, c.1941-4 --
1948-1957. Indian art; The vertical man / W. G. Archer (March 1948) --
An Indian ride: At freedom's door / Malcolm Lyall Darling (April 1949) --
About Ireland: Dublin / Maurice Craig; Ireland and the Irish / Charles Duff ; The emerald Isle / Geoffrey Taylor ; The face of Ulster / Denis O'D. Hanna ; Connachi: Galway / Richard Hayward (May 1952) --
Notes on the way, [1 & 2] (June 1952) --
Weddings of Simon Karas (September 1952) --
Statement on belief (1953) --
The other island: Mind you, I've said nothing / Honor Tracy ; The silent traveller in Dublin / Chiang Yee (November 1953) --
Greece and the West: Fair Greece, sad relic / Terrace Spencer (May 1954) --
The people of the sea / David Thompson (October 1954) --
Indian approaches: Expedition tortoise / Pierre Rambach, Raoul Jahan and F. Hébert-Stevens; The ride to Chandigarh / Harold Elvin; Goa, Rome of the Orient / Rémy (March 1957) --
1958-1963. Irish pack quell the uppercuts (January 1958) --
A light touch under the stars (August 1958) --
Talking about rugby (February 1959) --
Modern Greeks: The fight of Ikaros / Kevin Andrews (March 1959) --
Twin to drink: Report on rugby / W. John Morgan and Geoffrey Nicholson (January 1960) --
When I was twenty-one: 1928 (1961) --
In pursuit of Cuchulain: Celtic heritage / Alwyn Rees and Brinley Rees (August 1961) --
Nine new caps (February 1962) --
C'est la terre: The furrow behind me / Angus MacLellan ; The hard road to Klondike / Michael MacGowan ; My Ireland / Kate O'Brien (June 1962) --
Under the sugar loaf (June 1962) --
The two faces of Ireland: Brendan Behan's Island / Brendan Behan ; West Briton / Brian Inglis (September 1962) --
Gael force at Wemberly (June 1963) --
Great summer sale (July 1963) --
Authobiographical talk: Childhood memories, July 1963 (December 1963) --
A bibliography of short prose / Louis MacNeise (corrected) --
Index.
Other Titles: Prose works.
Responsibility: edited by Alan Heuser.
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