Modern Irish Writers: A Bio-Critical Sourcebook

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MODERN IRISH WRITERS
A Bio-Critical Sourcebook

Edited by Alexander G. Gonzalez

Emmanuel S. Nelson, Advisory Editor

Greenwood Press

Westport, Connecticut London

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Modern Irish Writers: A Bio-Critical Sourcebook
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface xiii
  • A Note on Using This Book xvii
  • Introduction xix
  • AE (George William Russell) - (1867-1935) 3
  • Samuel Beckett - (1906-1989) 7
  • Brendan Behan - (1923-1964) 14
  • Eavan Boland - (1944-) 21
  • Elizabeth Bowen - (1899-1973) 29
  • Paul Vincent Carroll - (1900-1968) 35
  • Ciaran Carson - (1948-) 40
  • Austin Clarke - (1896-1974) 44
  • Mary M. Colum - (1884-1957) 49
  • Padraic Colum - (1881-1972) 53
  • Daniel Corkery - (1878-1964) 58
  • Denis Devlin - (1908-1959) 64
  • Paul Durcan - (1944-) 69
  • Desmond Egan - (1936-) 73
  • John Eglinton - (1868-1961) 77
  • Darrell Figgis - (1882-1925) 81
  • Brian Friel - (1929-) 85
  • Oliver St. John Gogarty - (1878-1957) 91
  • Lady Augusta Gregory - (1852-1932) 96
  • Seamus Heaney - (1939-) 102
  • F. R. Higgins - (1896-1941) 111
  • Rita Ann Higgins - (1956-) 115
  • Denis Johnston - (1901-1984) 119
  • Jennifer Johnston - (1930-) 124
  • James Joyce - (1882-1941) 129
  • Patrick Kavanagh - (1904-1967) 138
  • John B. Keane - (1928-) 144
  • Molly Keane - (1904-) 149
  • Benedict Kiely - (1919--) 153
  • Thomas Kinsella - (1928--) 157
  • Mary Lavin - (1912-1996) 162
  • Michael Longley - (1939-) 167
  • John McGahern - (1934-) 172
  • Medbh McGuckian - (1950-) 182
  • Michael McLaverty - (1907-1992) 188
  • Bryan MacMahon - (1909-) 193
  • Brinsley MacNamara - (1890-1963) 197
  • Louis MacNeice - (1907-1963) 204
  • Derek Mahon - (1941-) 209
  • Edward Martyn - (1859-1923) 215
  • Paula Meehan - (1955-) 219
  • Máire Mhac an tSaoi - (1922-) 223
  • Susan L. Mitchell - (1866-1926) 227
  • John Montague - (1929-) 232
  • Brian Moore - (1921-) 238
  • George Moore - (1852-1933) 244
  • Paul Muldoon - (1951-) 252
  • Richard Murphy - (1927-) 258
  • Thomas Murphy - (1935-) 263
  • T. C. Murray - (1873-1959) 269
  • Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin (1942-) 274
  • Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill - (1952-) 278
  • Edna O'Brien - (1930-) 283
  • Flann O'Brien - (1911-1966) 289
  • Kate O'Brien - (1897-1974) 296
  • Sean O'Casey - (1880-1964) 300
  • Pádraig Ó Conaire - (1883-1928) 309
  • Frank O'Connor (Michael O'Donovan) - (1903-1966) 313
  • Tomás Ó Crohan - (1856-1937) 322
  • Peadar O'Donnell - (1893-1986) 326
  • Julia O'Faolain - (1932-) 332
  • Sean O'Faolain - (1900-1991) 336
  • Liam O'Flaherty - (1896-1984) 344
  • Seumas O'Kelly - ([C. 1875-1878]-1918) 349
  • James Plunkett - (1920-) 354
  • Lennox Robinson - (1886-1958) 359
  • W. R. Rodgers - (1909-1969) 363
  • Peig Sayers - (1873-1958) 368
  • James Simmons - (1933-) 372
  • Somerville and Ross (E.OE. Somerville, 1858-1949, and Violet Martin, 1862-1915) 376
  • James Stephens - (1882-1950) 382
  • Eithne Strong - (1923-) 390
  • Francis Stuart - (1902-) 394
  • J. M. Synge - (1871-1909) 398
  • William Trevor - (1928-) 406
  • Katharine Tynan - (C. 1858-1931) 413
  • William Butler Yeats - (1865-1939) 419
  • Bibliographies 429
  • Index 437
  • About the Editor and Contributors 451
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