Great Irish Short Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)

Great Irish Short Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)

by Evan Bates
     
 

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This collection of thirteen captivating tales by Irish authors illustrates both traditional and modern approaches to the Celtic art of storytelling. Spanning two centuries, it features stories by Maria Edgeworth and William Carleton from the beginning of Irish prose fiction in English; retellings of traditional tales by Lady Gregory and Standish O'Grady from the

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This collection of thirteen captivating tales by Irish authors illustrates both traditional and modern approaches to the Celtic art of storytelling. Spanning two centuries, it features stories by Maria Edgeworth and William Carleton from the beginning of Irish prose fiction in English; retellings of traditional tales by Lady Gregory and Standish O'Grady from the great age of the Irish Literary Revival; and contributions from many of the 20th century's most significant writers, including William Butler Yeats, James Stephens, James Joyce, Seumas O'Kelly, and Liam O'Flaherty.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486437880
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
01/10/2005
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions Series
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
685,114
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.60(d)

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