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By Hand

ISBN-10: 0521855403

ISBN-13: 9780521855402

Derek Hand's A historical past of the Irish Novel is a massive paintings of feedback on many of the maximum and such a lot globally recognisable writers of the radical shape. Writers equivalent to Laurence Sterne, James Joyce, Elizabeth Bowen, Samuel Beckett and John McGahern have tested the intense highbrow diversity, thematic complexity and stylistic innovation of Irish fiction. Derek Hand presents a remarkably designated photo of the Irish novel's emergence within the 17th and eighteenth centuries. He indicates the tale of the style is the tale of Ireland's stricken courting to modernisation. the 1st severe synthesis of the Irish novel from the 17th century to the current day, it is a significant e-book for the sphere, and the 1st to thematically, theoretically and contextually chart its improvement. it's a vital, pleasing and hugely unique consultant to the historical past of the Irish novel.

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