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By Hand

ISBN-10: 0521855403

ISBN-13: 9780521855402

Derek Hand's A background of the Irish Novel is an enormous paintings of feedback on the various maximum and such a lot globally recognisable writers of the unconventional shape. Writers reminiscent of Laurence Sterne, James Joyce, Elizabeth Bowen, Samuel Beckett and John McGahern have proven the intense highbrow variety, thematic complexity and stylistic innovation of Irish fiction. Derek Hand presents a remarkably distinct photograph of the Irish novel's emergence within the 17th and eighteenth centuries. He indicates the tale of the style is the tale of Ireland's bothered courting to modernisation. the 1st severe synthesis of the Irish novel from the 17th century to the current day, this can be a significant publication for the sector, and the 1st to thematically, theoretically and contextually chart its improvement. it really is a vital, interesting and hugely unique consultant to the background of the Irish novel.

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