TITLE

THE GAELIC PERENNIALS

AUTHOR(S)
Phelps, Robert
PUB. DATE
August 1952
SOURCE
New Republic;8/18/52, Vol. 127 Issue 7, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article analyzes the book "1000 Years of Irish Prose: The Literary Revival" which is edited by Vivian Mercier and David H. Greene. Mercier and Greene have assembled a lively 600 pages. Every aspect of the movement's prose writing is represented, from Padraic Pearse's oratory and James Stephen's fantasy, to George Moore's memoirs and Sean O'Casey's theater. There are crisp biographical notes and a scrupulously unopinionated introduction. With more good will than conviction, the editors conclude with a section called "No Country for Old Men," by which they wish to suggest that Irish letters may once again be in ferment, with another period of fertility just ahead.
ACCESSION #
14496502

 

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