Irish Poetry of the 1930s


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The 1930s have never really been considered an epoch within Irish literature, even though the Thirties form one of the most dominant and fascinating contexts in modern British literature. This book argues that during this time Irish poets faced up to political pressures and aesthetic dilemmas which frequently overlapped with those associated with "The Auden Generation." In so doing, it offers a provocative intercession into Irish history. But more than this, it offers powerful arguments about the way poetry in general is ...

Irish Poetry of the 1930s 2005, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199277094