Modern Irish Writers: A Bio-Critical Sourcebook, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1567507735
  • ISBN-13: 9781567507737
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 457 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 1997 | Published/Released November 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 1997

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Includes alphabetically arranged entries for more than 70 modern Irish writers, including Samuel Beckett, William Trevor, Patrick Kavanagh, Medbh McGuckian, Sean O'Casey, J. M. Synge, and Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
Preface.
A Note on Using This Book.
Introduction.
1: AE (Russell, George William) (1867–1935).
2: Beckett, Samuel (1906–1989).
3: Behan, Brendan (1923–1964).
4: Boland, Eavan (1944–).
5: Bowen, Elizabeth (1899–1973).
6: Carroll, Paul Vincent (1900–1968).
7: Carson, Ciaran (1948–).
8: Clarke, Austin (1896–1974).
9: Colum, Mary M. (1884–1957).
10: Colum, Padraic (1881–1972).
11: Corkery, Daniel (1878–1964).
12: Devlin, Denis (1908–1959).
13: Durcan, Paul (1944–).
14: Egan, Desmond (1936–).
15: Eglinton, John (1868–1961).
16: Figgis, Darrell (1882–1925).
17: Friel, Brian (1929–).
18: St. John Gogarty, Oliver (1878–1957).
19: Gregory, Lady Augusta (1852–1932).
20: Heaney, Seamus (1939–).
21: Higgins, F. R. (1896–1941).
22: Higgins, Rita Ann (1956–).
23: Johnston, Denis (1901–1984).
24: Johnston, Jennifer (1930–).
25: Joyce, James (1882–1941).
26: Kavanagh, Patrick (1904–1967).
27: Keane, John B. (1928–).
28: Keane, Molly (1904–).
29: Kiely, Benedict (1919–).
30: Kinsella, Thomas (1928–).
31: Lavin, Mary (1912–1996).
32: Longley, Michael (1939–).
33: McGahern, John (1934–).
34: McGuckian, Medbh (1950–).
35: McLaverty, Michael (1907–1992).
36: MacMahon, Bryan (1909–).
37: MacNamara, Brinsley (1890–1963).
38: MacNeice, Louis (1907–1963).
39: Mahon, Derek (1941–).
40: Martyn, Edward (1859–1923).
41: Meehan, Paula (1955–).
42: Mhac an tSaoi, Máire (1922–).
43: Mitchell, Susan L. (1866–1926).
44: Montague, John (1929–).
45: Moore, Brian (1921–).
46: Moore, George (1852–1933).
47: Muldoon, Paul (1951–).
48: Murphy, Richard (1927–).
49: Murphy, Thomas (1935–).
50: Murray, T. C. (1873–1959).
51: Chuilleanáin, Eiléan Ní (1942–).
52: Dhomhnaill, Nuala Ní (1952–).
53: O'Brien, Edna (1930–).
54: O'Brien, Flann (1911–1966).
55: O'Brien, Kate (1897–1974).
56: O'Casey, Sean (1880–1964).
57: Conaire, Pádraig Ó (1883–1928).
58: O'Connor, Frank (O'Donovan, Michael) (1903–1966).
59: Crohan, Tomás Ó (1856–1937).
60: O'Donnell, Peadar (1893–1986).
61: O'Faolain, Julia (1932–).
62: O'Faolain, Sean (1900–1991).
63: O'Flaherty, Liam (1896–1984).
64: O'Kelly, Seumas ([c. 1875–1878]–1918).
65: Plunkett, James (1920–).
66: Robinson, Lennox (1886–1958).
67: Rodgers, W. R. (1909–1969).
68: Sayers, Peig (1873–1958).
69: Simmons, James (1933–).
70: Somerville and Ross (Somerville, E.OE. 1858–1949, and Martin, Violet 1862–1915).
71: Stephens, James (1882–1950).
72: Strong, Eithne (1923–).
73: Stuart, Francis (1902–).
74: Synge, J. M. (1871–1909).
75: Trevor, William (1928–).
76: Tynan, Katharine (c. 1858–1931).
77: Yeats, William Butler (1865–1939).
Bibliographies.
Index.
About the Editor and Contributors.