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Rebels and Other Short Fiction - (Irish Studies) by Richard Power (Paperback)

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&p&An accomplished novelist, short story writer, and playwright, Richard Power (1928–1970) was most well–known for his 1969 novel &i&The Hungry Grass&/i&. While many of his stories were published in the leading literary journals of the day, his premature death prevented his work from gaining the fame it deserved. Gathered together for the first time, Power’s subtle and poignant stories capture the daily lives of urban and rural dwellers in Ireland at the turn of the twentieth century. Coming of age, the tensions between tradition and modernity, and romantic love are some of the themes in these beautifully vivid tales. Power explores the interiority of an Irish mother and the thorny navigation&br&of an adolescent girl's coming of age with pathos and humor. This memorable collection, thoughtfully arranged and introduced by James MacKillop, gives new life to an undeservedly neglected writer for fans and scholars of the Irish short story tradition.&/p&
Number of Pages: 177
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Series Title: Irish Studies
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Syracuse Univ Pr
Author: Richard Power
Language: English
Street Date: May 15, 2018
TCIN: 53574672
UPC: 9780815635864
Item Number (DPCI): 248-13-3531
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