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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (1): 21-48.
Published: 01 March 2017
... © Hofstra University 2017 Cultural memory Eavan Boland Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin Ireland Irish history Katie Donovan Medbh McGuckian Patrick Cotter Patrick Kavanagh To mark the sesquicentennial anniversary of the Irish Famine, 1 entrepreneur Norma Smurfit donated the work of sculptor...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (1): 47-74.
Published: 01 March 2008
... (died c. 1756), who wrote in Irish, and the twentieth-century poet Patrick Kavanagh, who grew up in and devoted his early poetry to writing about County Monaghan. Heaney has also drawn on the work of significant re­ gional writers from contemporary Northern Ireland, such as John Hewitt and John...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (3): 247-270.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Purgatorio , is also the subject of two major Emergency-era poems, by Patrick Kavanagh and Denis Devlin. 16 During a 1938 visit to Ireland, Beckett himself attended the August 10 premiere of W. B. Yeats’s final play, Purgatory , at the Abbey Theatre ( Beckett 2009 , 576). By the time the war began, and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (3): 263-284.
Published: 01 September 2005
... newscaster’s voice as culturally invasive is shadowed by a recollection in an essay in The Government of the Tongue on radio programs delivered by the poet Patrick Kavanagh from the Irish Republic: “Over the border, into a Northern Ireland dominated by the noticeably English accents of the local...