Modern Irish Writers: A Bio-Critical Sourcebook


This reference provides alphabetically arranged entries for more than 70 modern Irish writers. Each entry includes a brief biography, a discussion of the author's major works and themes, an overview of the writer's critical reception, and a bibliography of primary and secondary sources. An opening essay surveys the critical response to Irish literature after 1885, and an extensive bibliography concludes the volume.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Phyllis Carey
  • James McNamara
  • Patricia J. Ferreira
  • Barbara A. Suess
  • John D. Conway
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1997


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