Austin Clarke 1886-1974: A Critical Introduction (Hardback)
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Austin Clarke 1886-1974: A Critical Introduction (Hardback)

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Hardback 224 Pages / Published: 25/07/1989
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This relates Clarke to the Irish Literary Revival and the cultural contexts of his time while tracing that "fine generosity, lavish colour and concrete imagery." Contents: Portrait; Introduction; (i) Austin Clarke (1896-1974), (ii) Contexts, (iii) Catholicism, (iv) The Irish Literary Revival, (v) The Gaelic League, (vi) The Worlds of Austin Clarke, (vii) A New Generation; Part I. Remembering Our Innocence; 1 Short Poems 1916-1925, 2 Epic Narratives 1916-1925, 3 Pilgrimage (1929), 4 Night and Morning (1938), 5 Three Prose Romances, 6 Plays, 7 Conclusion; Part II. Nothing Left to Sing?; 8 Poems and Satires 1955-1962: (i) Short Peoms, (ii) Long Autobiographical Poems; 9 Flight to Africa (1963), 10 Mnemosyne Lay In Dust (1966), 11 Last Poems 1967-1974, 12 Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index^R

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780389208648
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 490 g
Dimensions: 221 x 147 x 28 mm


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...excellent introduction to Austin Clarke, perhaps Ireland's most important poet after Yeats...Includes a superb study of...Mnemosyne Lay in Dust. This critical introduction is essential for undergraduate and graduate libraries collecting criticism in poetry, drama, and 20th century thought. Good notes; excellent bibliography... * CHOICE *
...excellent introduction to Austin Clarke, perhaps Ireland's most important poet after Yeats...Includes a superb study of...Mnemosyne Lay in Dust. This critical introduction is essential for undergraduate and graduate libraries collecting criticism in poetry, drama, and 20th century thought. Good notes; excellent bibliography... * CHOICE *

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