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Modern Irish Literature: Sources and Founders Vivian Mercier

Modern Irish Literature: Sources and Founders

Vivian Mercier

Published April 28th 1994
ISBN : 9780198120742
Hardcover
400 pages
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This work marks the culmination of the interest of the scholar Vivian Mercier (1919-1989) in the influence of Gaelic literature on modern Irish writing. Through detailed, but readable analyses of such major figures as Yeats, Synge, Shaw, Joyce andMoreThis work marks the culmination of the interest of the scholar Vivian Mercier (1919-1989) in the influence of Gaelic literature on modern Irish writing. Through detailed, but readable analyses of such major figures as Yeats, Synge, Shaw, Joyce and Beckett, Mercier shows how these writers made use of a Gaelic literary heritage.