The Heather Blazing

The Heather Blazing

Author: Colm Tóibín

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 0330321250

Category: Domestic fiction

Page: 245

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Set in Ireland, the public figure of an elderley High Court judge, and the terrible deaths of childhood.
The Heather Blazing
Language: en
Pages: 245
Authors: Colm Tóibín
Categories: Domestic fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Set in Ireland, the public figure of an elderley High Court judge, and the terrible deaths of childhood.
The Heather Blazing
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Colm Toibin
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-30 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Colm Tóibín’s second “lovely, understated” novel that “proceeds with stately grace” (The Washington Post Book World) about an uncompromising judge whose principles, when brought home to his own family, are tragic. Eamon Redmond is a judge in Ireland’s high court, a completely legal creature who is just beginning to discover
Why Does Literature Matter?
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Frank B. Farrell
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-05 - Publisher: Cornell University Press

"Literature matters because... it allows for experiences important to the living out of a sophisticated and satisfying human life; because other arenas of culture cannot provide them to the same degree; and because a relatively small number of texts carry out these functions in so exceptional a manner that we
Irish Writing in the Twentieth Century
Language: en
Pages: 1351
Authors: David Pierce
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Cork University Press

With five Nobel Prize-winners, seven Pulitzer Prize-winners and two Booker Prize-winning novelists, modern Irish writing has contributed something special and permanent to our understanding of the twentieth century. Irish Writing in the Twentieth Century provides a useful, comprehensive and pleasurable introduction to modern Irish literature in a single volume. Organized
Hidden Mutualities
Language: en
Pages: 330
Authors: Michael Mitchell
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Rodopi

Hidden mutualities link the work of major postcolonial writers with Christopher Marlowe's drama of the Faustian pact – the manipulation of the material world in exchange for the soul – written as the 'scientific' world-view was emerging which accompanied the imperial expansion of Europe and has determined the economic and