After Yeats and Joyce: Reading Modern Irish Literature

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acquired speech 1-5
Aeneid ( Virgil) 119, 172
Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound143
After Babel ( Steiner) 7
After Easter ( Devlin) 164
aisling form 13, 140
Alain-Fournier 53
All That Fall ( Beckett) 29-30
Amergin 14
Amongst Women ( McGahern) 86, 87, 89-90, 94
An Béal Bocht ( The Poor Mouth) ( Flann O'Brien) 58
An Duanaire: 1600-1800: Poems of the Dispossessed13
An Giall, see Hostage, The
An Scathán' ( Davitt) 9
An tOilednach ( The Islandman) ( O Criomhthain) 58
Anglo-Irish, political power reduced 33
Annals of Chile, The ( Muldoon) 150
Anomalous States ( Lloyd) ix
Another September ( Kinsella) 115
Ante-Room, The ( Kate O'Brien) 81, 82, 83
Aran Islands15-16
Aristocrats ( Friel) 92
Arnold, Matthew4
Assassin, The ( O'Flaherty) 72, 109
Astrakhan Cloak, The ( Dhomnaill ) 9, 70
At Swim-Two-Birds ( Flann O'Brien) 20, 22-4
Auden, W. H.132
Austen Jane, Pride and Prejudice 38-9
Backward Look, The ( Merriman) 14
Bailegangaire ( Tom Murphy) 81, 94, 95-7
Ballantyne, R. M.47-8
Banville, John32 Birchwood35, 49, 52-4
Barracks, The ( MeGahern) 86-7, 90
Barry, Sebastian123
'Barrytown Trilogy' ( Doyle) 128-30
Beckett Country, The ( O'Brien) 26
Beckett, Samuel25-31, 52, 64, 89, 159, 166
dead language 25-31
and French language 28-9, 31
and Joyce 30-1
Behan, Brendan12, 103, 106-9
Belfast Confetti ( Carson) 143, 151-2
Bell, The71
Bennett, Ronan154, 162-4
Berryman, John111
bicycles 166-7
Big House of Inver, The ( Somerville and Ross) 35, 36, 37, 39, 41, 42, 48
'Big House' writings 32-56, 79, 81, 83-4, 109-10
Bildungsroman38, 89, 98
Billy plays ( Reid) 164, 165
Birchwood ( Banville) 35, 49, 52-4
Black List, Section H ( Stuart) 103, 110-12
Blasket Islands58
Blood and Family ( Kinsella) 14, 116
'Bloody Sunday' 140, 167, 172
Bog People, The ( Glob) 145
'bog poems', Heaney's 145-6
Boland, Eavan10, 117-19, 122
Bolger, Dermot122, 123, 124-7
Book of Invasions, The14
Bowen, Elizabeth32, 36, 37, 43-7, 51 The Last September34, 37, 38-9, 43, 44, 45-7
broken worlds 71-80
Brontë, Charlotte38
Brown, Terenceviii, 62, 138
Budgen, Frank100
Buile Suibhne20 see also Sweeney Astray
Burning Your Own ( Patterson) 160-1


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