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Understanding John McGahern

Author: David Malcolm
Publisher: Columbia : The University of South Carolina Press, [2007]
Series: Understanding modern European and Latin American literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"'Understanding John McGahern' surveys the life and work of the successful Irish novelist and short story writer whose career was launched with the 1963 publication of 'The Barracks'. Most widely known for the 1998 film adaptation of 'Amongst Women,' McGahern (1934-2006) has been enthusiastically received internationally and particularly in France, where some of the best and most extensive scholarship on his work  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Malcolm, David, 1952-
Understanding John McGahern.
Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)608164829
Named Person: John McGahern; John McGahern; John McGahern
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Malcolm
ISBN: 9781570036736 157003673X
OCLC Number: 72161826
Description: xiv, 163 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: John McGahern: life, career, vision, and technique --
The land (I): The barracks (1963) --
The land (II): The dark (1965) --
Paralyses: Nightlines (1970) --
The city (I): The leavetaking (1974/1984) --
Deaths: Getting through (1978) --
The city (II): The pornographer (1979) --
Changes: High ground (1985) --
The father: Amongst women (1990) --
The community: That they may face the rising sun (2002).
Series Title: Understanding modern European and Latin American literature.
Responsibility: David Malcolm.
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Surveys the life and work of the successful Irish novelist and short story writer whose career was launched with the 1963 publication of "The Barracks". This work discusses the autobiographical  Read more...

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