This anthology contains comic extracts, stories and prose by over 70 Irish authors, arranged in chronological order to give an insight into the progress of Irish comic writing over the years. Beginning with Anglo-Irish essayist, satirist and novelist Jonathan Swift, the selection also includes writing by Laurence Stern, Oscar Wilde, George Bernard Shaw, W.B. Yeats, James Joyce and Samuel Beckett.

An Anthology of Irish Comic Writing 1995, Michael Joseph Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780718138301