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Writing Irish Interviews With Irish Writers from the Irish Literary Supplement (Irish Studies (Syracuse Univ Pr)) by James P. Myers

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Published by Syracuse University Press .
Written in English


  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • History and criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • Ireland,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • 20th century,
  • English literature,
  • Irish authors,
  • Irish literature,
  • Theory, etc

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8049043M
ISBN 100815605986
ISBN 109780815605980

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