New or updated entries on contemporary Irish writers

Middleton, T (2006) 'New or updated entries on contemporary Irish writers.' In: Head, Dominic, ed. The Cambridge guide to literature in English. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. ISBN 9780521831796


New (N) or updated (U) entries on contemporary Irish writers John Banville (U), p.68, Eavan Boland (U), p.116, Dermot Bolger (N), p.117, John Boyd (U), p.126, Ciaran Carson (N), p.183, J.P. Donleavy (U), 311, Roddy Doyle (N), 318, Paul Durcan (N), p.334, Bernard Farrell (N), p.379, Brian Friel (U), p.413, Seamus Heaney (U), pp.498-9, Jennifer Johnston (U), p.493, John Keane (U), 594, Thomas Kilroy (U), p.604, Thomas Kinsella (U), p.610, Mary Lavin (U), p.630, Hugh Leonard (U), p.642, Michael Longley (U), p.669, Patrick McCabe (N), p.683, John McGahern (U), p.689, Medbh McGuckian (U), p.690, Frank McGuinness (N), p.690, Bernard MacLaverty (U), p.693, Derek Mahon (U), p.699, Michael Molloy (U), p.757-8, John Montague (U), p.760, Paul Muldoon (U), p.779, Richard Murphy (U), p.783, Thomas Murphy (U), p.783-4, Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill (N), p.804, Joseph O'Connor (N), p.818, Edna O'Brien (U), p.816, Christina Reid (N), p.928, Graham J. Reid (U), p.928, Billy Roche (U), p.951, Colm Toibin (N), p.1115, William Trevor (U), p.1127, Robert McLiam Wilson (N), p.1209. AND New (N) or updated (U) Entries on contemporary Scottish writers Iain Banks (N), p.67, George Mackay Brown (U), pp.145-6, Bill Bryden (U), p.151, John Byrne (N), p.164, Margaret Davis (N), p.279, Carol Ann Duffy (U), pp.328-9, Douglas Dunn (U), p.333, Alison Fell (N), p.383, Ian Hamilton Finlay (U), p.389, Ronald Frame (N),pp.406-7, George MacDonald Fraser (U), p.409, Janice Galloway (N), p.420, Alisdair Gray (U), p.456, Hamish Henderson (U), pp.504-5, Kathleen Jamie (N), p.569, Robin Jenkins (U), p.572, Jackie Kay (U), pp.593-4, James Kelman (U), p.597, A.L. Kennedy (N), p.600, Frank Kuppner (U), p.618, Tom Leonard (N), p.642, Joan Lingard (U), p.658, Liz Lochead (U), pp.662-3, Norman MacCaig (U), pp.683-4, Sorley Maclean (U), p.693, William McIlvanney (U), p.691, Edwin Morgan (U), p.767, Naomi Mitchison (U), p.753, Ian Rankin (N), p.918, Iain Crichton Smith (U), p.1043, Muriel Spark (U), p.1055, Alan Spence (N), 1056, Fred Urquhart (N), p.1144, Alan Warner (N), p.1170, Irvine Welsh (N), p.1184, Kenneth White (U), p.1192, Christopher Whyte (N), pp.1196-7.

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Book summary:This illustrated and fully updated Third Edition of The Cambridge Guide to Literature in English is the most authoritative and international survey of world literature in English available. The Guide covers everything from Old English to contemporary writing from all over the English-speaking world. There are entries on writers from Britain and Ireland, the USA, Canada, India, Africa, South Africa, New Zealand, the South Pacific and Australia, as well as on many important poems, novels, literary journals and plays. This new edition has been brought completely up to date with more than 280 new author entries, most of them for living authors. The general reader will find it fascinating to browse and to discover many new writers and works, while students will find it an invaluable resource for daily use. This is a unique work of reference for the twenty-first century that no reader or library should be without.

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