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8 edition of Edna O"Brien. found in the catalog.

Edna O"Brien.

by Grace Eckley

  • 210 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Bucknell University Press in Lewisburg [Pa.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • O"Brien, Edna -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Women and literature -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century,
    • Psychological fiction, English -- History and criticism,
    • Ireland in literature

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 85-88.

      SeriesThe Irish writers series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6065.B7 Z65
      The Physical Object
      Pagination88 p.
      Number of Pages88
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4468750M
      ISBN 100838778380, 083877976X
      LC Control Number79168806

        Sister Imelda by Edna O’Brien, The magic trick: Master of pace “Sister Imelda” is a wonderful slow burn. Very methodical. The plot couldn’t be more linear. This happens, then this happens, and then this happens. And truth be told, not a ton happens. We’re focused here on a teenaged girl attending Catholic school. She. Edna O'Brien's most recent books are the novel The Light of Evening () and Byron in Love (). She is a member of Aosdána, an Irish organisation founded to promote the arts, and adjunct professor of English Literature at University College, Of Birth: County Clare, Ireland.

      Edna O'Brien is an Irish novelist, memoirist, playwright, poet and short story writer. She is considered the "doyenne" of Irish literature. She was the winner of the Writer's Guild Prize for Fiction. Expatriate Irish writer O'Brien (House of Splendid Isolation, , etc.) offers one of the most ferocious indictments of Gaelic life and culture since The Playboy of the Western World. The case several years ago of an Irish girl who was barred by judicial decree from leaving the country to procure an abortion was bound to work its way into fiction, and O'Brien was probably the likeliest to. Edna O'Brien. One of Ireland’s most acclaimed living writers, Edna O’Brien has produced a number of ground-breaking novels, often addressing attitudes to women’s lives and sexuality. Her first book, The Country Girls, was commissioned in by the publisher Hutchinson, for whom O’Brien was a manuscript reader.

        A concise, humorous analysis of Lord Byron as archetypal lover and “embodiment of Everyman.” Novelist O’Brien (The Light of Evening, , etc.) revels in describing the excesses of the poet’s larger-than-life precocious George Gordon Byron (–) was translating Horace at the age of six, read the entire Old Testament before he was eight and went on to attend.   Buy a cheap copy of The Country Girls book by Edna O'Brien. Edna O'Brien's wonderful, wild and moving novel shocked the nation on its publication in Adapted for the stage by the author, The Country Girls, the play, Free shipping over $Cited by:   Edna O’Brien made her name in the s with The Country Girls trilogy, banned in her native Ireland for its depiction of young women’s sex lives; in , she released her acclaimed memoir 4/5.


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