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Irish Literature - Idea Of Ireland (EL307)
Semester 1 / 2014

Texts

TransAtlantic - McCann
y separately published work icon The Great Shame : A Story of the Irish in the Old World and the New Thomas Keneally , Milsons Point : Random House , 1998 Z820476 1998 single work prose (taught in 1 units)
Country Girls - O'brien
y separately published work icon Wee Girls : Women Writing from an Irish Perspective Lizz Murphy (editor), North Melbourne : Spinifex Press , 1996 Z816993 1996 anthology poetry short story prose biography (taught in 1 units)
Winterwood - MacCabe
Dubliners - Joyce
Opened Ground - Heaney
y separately published work icon The Harp in the South Ruth Park , 1947 Z1326724 1947 single work novel (taught in 2 units)
— Appears in: The Harp in the South Trilogy 1987;

— Appears in: Great Australian Writers : Miles Franklin, Henry Handel Richardson, Mrs Aeneas Gunn, Ruth Park 1987; (p. 513-698)

'Amid the brothels, grog shops and run-down boarding houses of inner-city Surry Hills, money is scarce and life is not easy. Crammed together within the thin walls of Twelve-and-a-Half Plymouth Street are the Darcy family: Mumma, loving and softhearted; Hughie, her drunken husband; pipe-smoking Grandma; Roie, suffering torments over her bitter-sweet first love; while her younger sister Dolour learns about life the hard way.' (Book description from publisher's website.)

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