This book assembles published articles with unpublished talks and lectures. all of which show Harmon's lively, readable style and draw upon a lifetime of study and contemplation. They provide authoritative readings of Irish writers and their work over three centuries, beginning with discussions of the origins and development of Irish literature in the nineteenth century and of the issues and contexts that determined the formation the foundation of an indigenous literature. They conclude with assessments of Modern Irish literature in the work of such poets as John Montague, Thomas Kinsella, Seamus Heaney and more recent figures.
Maurice Harmon - Selected Essays
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