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Irish Writers and Literature -

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Related booklists: Irish Culture, World Poetry - Ireland,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 6 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book A Pocket Biography of Wilde by Tony Potter
    A Pocket Biography of Wilde - by Tony Potter

    £4.50   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780717179459 | ISBN 10: 0717179451

    Oscar Wilde was one of Ireland’s finest and most prolific 19th-century writers and a celebrated wit. He became a popular playwright in the early 1890s and is best remembered for his epigrams and plays, the novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, the circ ... more

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  • Cover image of book James Joyce: Portrait of a Dubliner by Alfonso Zapico, translated by David Prendergast
    James Joyce: Portrait of a Dubliner - by Alfonso Zapico, translated by David Prendergast

    £16.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781847173638 | ISBN 10: 1847173632

    A complete account of the life and times of James Joyce in the form of a graphic novel.  From his earliest days and school career, through to meetings with all the literary greats of the day, this story is dotted with anecdotes, as well as a cap ... more

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  • Cover image of book Country Girl by Edna O
    Country Girl - by Edna O'Brien

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780571269440 | ISBN 10: 0571269443

    The publication of Edna O'Brien's memoir is one of the major literary events of the season. Born in Ireland in 1930 and driven into exile after publication of her controversial first novel, The Country Girls, O'Brien has created a body of work which ... more

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  • Cover image of book Myles Away from Dublin by Flann O
    Myles Away from Dublin - by Flann O'Brien

    £10.00   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781843512653 | ISBN 10: 1843512653

    Flann O'Brien (Brian O'Nolan, aka Myles na Gopaleen) adopted not only a new name (George Knowall) for these rarely seen pieces, but also a new persona. Writing his column "Bones of Contention" for the "Nationalist and Leinster Times", he took on the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Literature of the Irish in Britain: Autobiography and Memoir, 1725-2001 by Liam Harte
    The Literature of the Irish in Britain: Autobiography and Memoir, 1725-2001 - by Liam Harte

    £25.00   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780230296367 | ISBN 10: 023029636x

    This anthology is the first critical survey of an unjustly neglected body of literature: the autobiographies and memoirs of writers of Irish birth or background who lived and worked in Britain between 1725 and the present day.   Woven around ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mobilising Classics: Reading Radical Writing in Ireland by Fiona Dukelow and Orla O
    Mobilising Classics: Reading Radical Writing in Ireland - by Fiona Dukelow and Orla O'Donovan (Editors)

    £15.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780719080180 | ISBN 10: 0719080185

    The names of authors such as Simone de Beauvoir, Adrienne Rich, James Connolly, Paulo Freire and Ivan Illich may be familiar, but few people venture to read the original works of these influential writers. Similarly, the terms patriarchy, institution ... more

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