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Two decades of Irish writing a critical survey

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Published by Dufour Editions in Chester Springs, Pa .
Written in English



  • Ireland


  • English literature -- Irish authors -- History and criticism,
  • English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Ireland -- Intellectual life -- 20th century,
  • Ireland -- In literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statement[edited by] Douglas Dunn.
ContributionsDunn, Douglas.
LC ClassificationsPR8714 .T9
The Physical Object
Pagination260 p. ;
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5188218M
ISBN 100802312535
LC Control Number75007932

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