Modern Irish Literature Further Reading - Essay

Vivian Mercier

Further Reading

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)

CRITICISM

Bedient, Calvin. “The Thick and the Thin of It: Contemporary British and Irish Poetry.” Kenyon Review III, No. 3 (Summer 1981): 32-48.

Presents an overview of Irish and British poets, singling out Seamus Heaney and Geoffrey Hill as among the best.

Brophy, James D., and Raymond J. Porter, eds. Contemporary Irish Writing. New Rochelle, N.Y. : Iona College Press; Boston, Mass.: Twayne, 1983, 174 p.

Anthology of essays by various critics on such writers as Seamus Heaney, Derek Mahon, Sean O'Riada, Thomas Kinsella, Brian Friel, and others.

Dawe, Gerald. “‘What's the Story?’: Irish...

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