Of Cops and Priests: Uses of Social and Moral Authority in Contemporary Irish-American Literature

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This unique book explores the connections between events of Irish history and their effects on the Irish. It defines the Irish-cultural personality, examines Romantic -Uncatholic- visions of Yeats and Fitzgerald, Realistic Catholic visions of Joyce, Farrell and O'Connor and how they contrast with and parallel each other. "Of Cops and Priests" is about American Irish-Catholicism: loyality, family, religion, sex, guilt and repentence found in the works of Hogan, Breslin, Dunne, Uhnak, Gordon, O'Connor, Wolfe, Reardon and ...

Of Cops and Priests: Uses of Social and Moral Authority in Contemporary Irish-American Literature 1993, Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820419671

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