Irish Writers" Guide

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A. & A. Farmar
Bibliographies, catalogues, discographies, Literary studies: general, Ireland, Publishing, Refe
ContributionsJeremy Addis (Editor), Shirley Kelly (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12250407M
ISBN 101899047409
ISBN 139781899047406
OCLC/WorldCa264610620

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Through roughly 75 alphabetically arranged entries written by more than 35 expert contributors, this reference overviews the lives and works Irish Writers Guide book Irish women writers active in a range of genres and periods.

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Undertow was nominated for Best Crime Novel at the Irish Book Awards. Alan Glynn. Alan Glynn is an Irish writer born in in Dublin. Glynn studied English literature at Trinity College Dublin. He has won the Irish Book Award in Crime Fiction category for Bloodland. But her most recent book, 's The Green Road, also generated considerable acclaim, cementing Enright as one of the best Irish writers of her generation.

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InBarrett’s Young Skins won the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award, the Guardian First Book Award, and the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature, and after the collection was published in the US init was chosen as a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 Honoree.

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Margaret Pender (–), Irish writer and poet; Ethel Penrose (–), Irish children's writer; Amelia Perrier (–), Irish novelist and travel writer; Alice Perry (–), poet, feminist and early engineering graduate; Daphne Pochin Mould, 20th-century historian, pilot, broadcaster and writer.

The invention of the relatively young genre of Irish fiction written in English is most often credited to the Trinity College Dublin graduate and cleric Jonathan known for his satirical novel Gulliver’s Travels, Swift’s writing is said to have influenced everyone from Voltaire to James Joyce.

As well as fictional works, Swift also penned several pamphlets championing Irish. Contacting Rightsholders Publishers will probably appear in the telephone book, the Writers and Artists Yearbook or the Irish Writers Guide.

Alternatively, you could try contacting CAI (see below). Living authors can be contacted care of their publisher or the Irish Writers Union. Early Irish literature is usually arranged in four epic cycles.

These cycles are considered to contain a series of recurring characters and locations. The first of these is the Mythological Cycle, which concerns the Irish pagan pantheon, the Tuatha Dé ing characters in these stories are Lug, The Dagda and Óengus, while many of the tales are set around the Brú na Bóinne.

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