The Oxford book of Irish short stories

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Oxford University Press,
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[2010]
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English
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Ireland has long been a nation of story-tellers. What began as a lively form of entertainment has grown into an unrivalled literary genre.Although Ireland may mourn the loss of the seanchai, the old hearthside story-teller, the Irish art of story-telling is by no means lost. This varied anthology traces the development of the Irish short story from the early folk-tales of the oral tradition through Oliver Goldsmith, Maria Edgeworth,James Joyce, and Liam O'Flaherty, and on to the rising stars of the modern generation, such as Bernard Mac Laverty and Desmond Hogan.
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9780199583140
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display_descriptionIreland has been called a nation of story-tellers. "Stories of one kind or another have a way of pressing themselves into Irish conversation, both as entertainment and as a form of communication," writes William Trevor. "For centuries they have been offered to strangers, almost as hospitality is: tall stories, simple stories, stories of extraordinary deeds, of mysteries and wonders, of gentleness, love, cruelty, and violence." Himself an accomplished short story writer, Trevor has gathered here a collection of stories that represent not only the best of Irish short story writing, but the best of the genre.
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ils:a8079BookBooksEnglishOxford University Press, [2010]xvi, 567 pages ; 20 cm.
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subject_facetEnglisch
English fiction -- Irish authors
Ierland
Ireland -- Social life and customs -- Fiction
Irland
Kurzgeschichte
Short stories, English
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English fiction
Irish authors
Kurzgeschichte
Short stories, English
Social life and customs