6 edition of Modern Irish American Fiction found in the catalog.
by Syracuse University Press
Written in English
|Contributions||Robert E. Rhodes (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||275|
Dynamic, radical, often female Irish fiction is flourishing. Gone is the conservative writing – all nostalgia and sexual repression – of the Celtic Tiger years. The writers of the new wave Author: Justine Jordan. 50 Essential Historical Fiction Books. Whether or not you consider yourself a fan of historical fiction, you've heard the names Hilary Mantel, Eleanor Catton, Anthony Doerr and Kristin Hannah repeatedly over recent years. No longer dismissed as bodice-rippers rife with anachronisms or dreary textbooks dressed up in barely discernible plots, historical fiction is gaining the respect of critics.
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He has been a Author: Guardian Staff.Irish American writers have risen to achieve elite status as playwrights, poets, novelists, essayists and critics, and many Irish American writers are included on lists of the greatest writers in history.
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