Ideas for Group Discussions
Donleavy, J. P. The History of the Ginger Man. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1994. Donleavy chronicles the composition and publication history of The Ginger Man. Donleavy’s memoir also offers insights into the Dublin adventures and companions who inspired the novel.
Donleavy, J. P. “Only for the Moment I Am Saying Nothing.” Interview by Thomas E. Kennedy. Literary Review 68 (Summer, 1997): 655-671. An interview with Donleavy focusing on various issues concerning his career and personal life. Donleavy discusses writing The Ginger Man and the controversy surrounding its publication. Kennedy includes a useful...
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