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Like a hand on the shoulder-Collected Stories by John McGahern

Like a hand on the shoulder-Collected Stories by John McGahern | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Collected StoriesJohn McGahernFaber, £10.99
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New Publication: John McGahern: Critical Essays

New Publication: John McGahern: Critical Essays | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
This volume is a collaborative reassessment of the writing of John McGahern. The contributors provide provocative readings of his major works and also examine some of his lesser-known short stories...
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A brief survey of the short story: John McGahern

A brief survey of the short story: John McGahern | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Returning over and over again to the same territory, these bleak but beautiful stories build into a complete fictional worldDuring his lifetime John McGahern was frequently called Ireland's Chekhov.
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John McGahern Joint Writer in Residence: Marina Carr

John McGahern Joint Writer in Residence: Marina Carr | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it

Internationally renowned playwright, Marina Carr, will take up her position this semester as The John McGahern Joint Writer in Residence at St Patrick’s College, Drumcondra and Dublin City University. The residency will be centred in the Department of English, St Patrick’s College and the School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies, Dublin City University.

Described as ‘one of the most powerful, haunting voices on the contemporary Irish stage’ (Leeney, McMullan 2003: xv), Carr’s work includes By the Bog of Cats, The Mai, Portia Coughlan, Woman and Scarecrow, The Cordelia Dream, and 16 Possible Glimpses

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