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The Islandman: The Hidden Life of Tomas O Crohan

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This book concerns Tomas O Crohan of the Blasket Islands and offers a radical reinterpretation of this iconic Irish figure and his place in Gaelic literature. It examines the politics of Irish culture that turned O Crohan into -The Islandman- and harnessed his texts to the national political project, presenting him as an instinctual, natural hero and a naive, almost ...more
Paperback, 232 pages
Published December 22nd 2008 by Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften
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Eileen
Dec 08, 2010 Eileen rated it liked it
This is a book that should be read after 'The Islandman' by Tomas O'Crohan.

It gives you an insight into his life, the politics of the day and the people involved in its publication.
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