Classic Irish Stories

Classic Irish Stories

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by Michael P. Quinlin
     
 
This uncommon collection offers twenty hidden gems from Ireland's past, shedding new light on the illustrious literary history of the Irish at home and abroad. Readers can explore what it means to be Irish through the words of not just the famous authors but also the lesser-known ones, who are often difficult to find in anthologies and deserve wider publication.

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This uncommon collection offers twenty hidden gems from Ireland's past, shedding new light on the illustrious literary history of the Irish at home and abroad. Readers can explore what it means to be Irish through the words of not just the famous authors but also the lesser-known ones, who are often difficult to find in anthologies and deserve wider publication. Writers include Oscar Wilde, who recounts his famous trip across America in 1882, playwright and humorist John Brougham, and essayist and poet Mary Boyle O'Reilly. The book also includes some of Ireland's famous legends and stories translated from ancient Irish texts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781567319002
Publisher:
MJF Books
Publication date:
01/25/2008
Pages:
229
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.10(d)

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Classic Irish Stories 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
dmglaeser More than 1 year ago
humourist stories about the irish