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Irish literature

a social history : tradition, identity, and difference

by Norman Vance

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Published by Four Courts in Dublin, Portland, OR .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland,
  • Ireland.
    • Subjects:
    • English literature -- Irish authors -- History and criticism.,
    • Literature and history -- Ireland.,
    • Literature and society -- Ireland.,
    • Ireland -- Intellectual life.,
    • Ireland -- Social conditions.,
    • Ireland -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [301]-303) and index.

      StatementNorman Vance.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR8711 .V3 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 315 p. :
      Number of Pages315
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL89316M
      ISBN 101851824502
      LC Control Number99198207
      OCLC/WorldCa40753045

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