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Cultural contexts and literary idioms in contemporary Irish literature

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Published by Colin Smythe in Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • English literature -- Irish authors -- History and criticism,
    • English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
    • Ireland in literature,
    • Ireland -- Intellectual life -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-354) and index.

      Statementedited by Michael Kenneally.
      SeriesStudies in contemporary Irish literature ;, 1, The Irish literary studies series,, 31, Irish literary studies ;, 31
      ContributionsKenneally, Michael.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR8754 .C85 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 369 p. ;
      Number of Pages369
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2528171M
      ISBN 100861402308
      LC Control Number88003493


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