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The giants of Irish literature : Wilde, Yeats, Joyce, and Beckett

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  • Auteur: O'Brien, George
    Edition: Unabridged
    Date:
    Created
    2011
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    Copyrighted
    2006
    Sommaire:

    Georgetown University professor George O'Brien provides the biographical background of the four masters of Irish literature and an in-depth analysis of their greatest works. O'Brien discusses the very qualities that set these works apart and the "Irishness" that characterizes each of them.

    Contents:
    • Out of Ireland
    • Oscar Wilde : critic as artist, artist as critic
    • Oscar Wilde : social comedian
    • The life of Sebastian Melmoth
    • W.B. Yeats : from the Celtic twilight
    • W.B. Yeats: the national poet
    • W.B. Yeats : the triumph of faliure
    • James Joyce : the Dublin writer
    • James Joyce : the European writer
    • James Joyce : the universal writer
    • Samuel Beckett : the absurdist
    • Beckett and the novel
    • Samuel Beckett : "Fail again, fail better"
    • Tradition and its discontents.
    Éditeur original: Prince Frederick, Md., Recorded Books
    Langue(s): English
    ISBN: 9781449897857