Molly Keane: essays in contemporary criticism

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Eibhear Walshe, Gwenda Young
Four Courts, 2006 - History - 224 pages
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The Irish Big House novelist, Molly Keane, was born in 1904, and in 2005 the Department of English at University College Cork will host an international conference. This book gathers these essays together to explore the writings of this important literary voice within twentieth-century Irish writing. Scholars of Irish literature from the US, Spain and Ireland presents perspectives on many aspects of her creative output, looking at a fascinating literary career which lasted from 1926 until 1993. This book draws together contemporary critical perspectives on this unique voice in Irish writing, the subversive voice of the Big House novelist charting the end of her class and the immanent collapse of a literary genre.

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Contents

Foreword
7
A Molly Keane chronology
13
negotiating the past in Molly Keanes
27
Copyright

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Walshe, Department of English, University College, Cork.

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