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A Writer's Ireland: Landscape in Literature

3.80  ·  Rating Details  ·  10 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Paperback, 192 pages
Published April 1st 1986 by Penguin Books (first published 1984)
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Todd Stockslager
Not what I had hoped--which was for this to be an Ireland-only extension of the well-done The Atlas of Literature, which was actually be a better tool for my purposes than this book.

My purpose, and hope for this book, was to match the literature to the landscape, showing the counties, towns, and countrysides where writers and their voices and ideas originated, kind of a walking tour of the Ireland of James Joyce, St. Patrick, and other famous Irish writers.

As you can tell by my namechecking of t
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William Trevor, KBE grew up in various provincial towns and attended a number of schools, graduating from Trinity College, in Dublin, with a degree in history. He first exercised his artistry as a sculptor, working as a teacher in Northern Ireland and then emigrated to England in search of work when the school went bankrupt. He could have returned to Ireland once he became a successful writer, he ...more
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