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Beginning with an exquisite love story - an ancient saga retold by Lady Gregory - and continuing with George Moore and the birth of the modern short story at the turn of the century, this highly representative collection includes both classic writers and contemporaries. It features the work of such preeminent literary figures as James Joyce, Sean O'Faolain, Mary Lavin, FraBeginning with an exquisite love story - an ancient saga retold by Lady Gregory - and continuing with George Moore and the birth of the modern short story at the turn of the century, this highly representative collection includes both classic writers and contemporaries. It features the work of such preeminent literary figures as James Joyce, Sean O'Faolain, Mary Lavin, Frank O'Connor, and Liam O'Flaherty, whose work re-established the tradition of the short story; it concludes with more recent exponents of the form, all of them highly acclaimed, including Elizabeth Bowen, William Trevor, and Edna O'Brien....

Title : Penguin Book Of Irish Short Stories
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ISBN : 9780140053401
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 544 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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Penguin Book Of Irish Short Stories Reviews

  • Alice Lippart
    2018-10-07 16:54

    I can appreciate the culturual value, but this didn't strike a chord with me.

  • Jordan Cullen
    2018-09-24 16:29

    As with any such collection, the quality of the selections varies, but a very thorough and well-selected overview from the pre-1981 Irish short story world.

  • Snuffles
    2018-09-17 15:34

    I only read this partly.