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44 Irish Short Stories

Garrity, Devin A. (edited by)

Published by Old Greenwich, CT: The Devin-Adair Company, 1955, Old Greenwich, CT, 1955
ISBN 10: 0517095300 / ISBN 13: 9780517095300
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Title: 44 Irish Short Stories

Publisher: Old Greenwich, CT: The Devin-Adair Company, 1955, Old Greenwich, CT

Publication Date: 1955

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Edition: First Edition 19th Prtg

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Hard Cover. First Edition 19th Prtg. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 1st Ed., 19th Printing, HB/DJ, new, 500 pp. In this anthology there are gathered, for the first time in America, some of the more representative examples of Irish short fiction. The emphasis is on variety. All are a delight to read. All have universal appeal. Only 21 of the 44 have previously been published in this country. Irish short fiction from Yeats to Frank O'Connor, incl. G.B. Shaw, James Joyce, Sean O'Faolain, Maurice Walsh, Oscar Wilde, Mary Lavin, John Collier, Lord Dunsany, James Stephens, St. John Ervine, and others. Bookseller Inventory # 3219

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Synopsis: The Irish have always had a way with words. Long ago they took on a language not their own and learned to re-word it into pure magic. Nowhere is this magic more in evidence than in their short stories?stories that combine lyricism, humor and tragedy with rare imagination set in simple backgrounds, largely without props.
The seemingly effortless art of the best Irish writers has an appeal that is naive and highly sophisticated at the same time; the disarming simplicity with which the tales are spun being somewhat misleading at first reading.
In this anthology there are gathered, for the first time in America, some of the more representative examples of Irish short fiction. The emphasis is on variety. All are a delight to read. All have universal appeal. Only 21 of the 44 have previously been published in this country.

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