The Wounded Cormorant and Other Stories

Liam O'Flaherty, who has written short stories in Gaelic and in English, is a worthy successor to the anonymous storytellers of the past. —Vivian Mercier

The Wounded Cormorant  and Other Stories

Liam O'Flaherty, who has written short stories in Gaelic and in English, is a worthy successor to the anonymous storytellers of the past. —Vivian Mercier

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The Wounded Cormorant, and Other Stories
Language: en
Pages: 237
Authors: Liam O'Flaherty
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1973 - Publisher: W W Norton & Company Incorporated

Liam O'Flaherty, who has written short stories in Gaelic and in English, is a worthy successor to the anonymous storytellers of the past. —Vivian Mercier
Representing the Troubles in Irish Short Fiction
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Michael L. Storey
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-05-01 - Publisher: CUA Press

Representing the Troubles in Irish Short Fiction offers a comprehensive examination of Irish short stories written over the last eighty years that have treated the Troubles, Ireland's intractable conflict that arose out of its relationship to England.
Five Irish Writers
Language: en
Pages: 245
Authors: John Hildebidle
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

Liam O'Flaherty, Kate O'Brien, Elizabeth Bowen, Sean O'Faolain, and Frank O'Connor--as Hildebidle demonstrates, all five authors saw in the Ireland that grew out of the events of 1916-1923 a nation that stifled the creative energies and bright hopes of its youth, and their fiction can be seen as responding in
Double Visions
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: James M. Cahalan
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-11-01 - Publisher: Syracuse University Press

In this book, James M. Cahalan examines gender issues in th e wri tings and in the lives of a dozen notable Irish authors and their fictional characters. Covering literature from the late nineteenth century to the present, he seeks to close the gender gap in Irish literary history by
Modern Irish Writers
Language: en
Pages: 457
Authors: Alexander G. Gonzalez, Emmanuel Sampath Nelson, Alexander G.. Gonzalez
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

The Irish Renaissance began around 1885 and arguably has continued to the present day, with no apparent sign of coming to an end. The period has produced some of the richest literature in Irish history, and authors such as Samuel Beckett, James Joyce, William Butler Yeats, and Seamus Heaney are