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Author Quintelli-Neary, Marguerite, 1953-

Title Folklore and the fantastic in twelve modern Irish novels / Marguerite Quintelli-Neary
Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1997


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 MELB  823.0876 Q7443/F  AVAILABLE
Description 166 pages ; 22 cm
Series Contributions to the study of science fiction and fantasy, 0193-6875 ; no. 76
Contributions to the study of science fiction and fantasy ; no. 76
Contents 1. A Popular Culture: Irish Folklore and the Modern Irish Novel -- 2. Ulysses and Celtic Parallels -- 3. Finnegans Wake: Imitating Sources -- 4. Flann O'Brien: At Swim-Two-Birds, The Third Policeman - Temporal and Spatial Incongruities -- 5. Mervyn Wall and Darrell Figgis: The Fursey Novels and The Return of the Hero -- 6. Eimar O'Duffy: A Satirical Trilogy -- 7. James Stephens: The Crock of Gold and The Demi-Gods
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [155]-161) and index
Subject Joyce, James, 1882-1941 -- Knowledge -- Folklore
English fiction -- Celtic influences.
Fantasy fiction, English -- Irish authors -- History and criticism.
Folklore in literature.
Heroes in literature.
Literature and folklore -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century.
Literature and folklore -- Ireland.
Mythology, Celtic, in literature.
LC no. 97013714
ISBN 0313304904 (alk. paper)