By Tom Herron
Alongside discussions of Wilde, Shaw, Joyce and Yeats, the writing of the political nationalist Katharine Tynan and paintings of Irish-Language author Ó Conaire is taken into account. Written through a global array of students, those new essays on key figures problem the deep-seated stereotype of what constitutes the right kind area of Irish writing, generating a research that's either culturally and seriously alert and a dynamic contribution to literary feedback of the city.
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Irish Writing London: Volume 1: Revival to the Second World War (Bloomsbury Studies in the City) by Tom Herron