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The Collected Stories of John McGahern

John McGahern

The Collected Stories of John McGahern

by John McGahern

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Published by Faber and Faber .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • Short stories

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7856539M
    ISBN 100571162746
    ISBN 109780571162741

    John McGahern was born in Dublin in and brought up in the West of Ireland. He was a graduate of University College, Dublin. He worked as a Primary School teacher and held various academic posts at universities in Britain, Ireland and America. In the opinion of the Observer, John McGahern was 'Ireland's greatest living novelist'. John McGahern was the author of five highly acclaimed novels and four collections of short stories. His novel Amongst Women won the GPA Book Award and the Irish Times Award, was short-listed for the Booker Prize, and was made into a four-part BBC.

      Creatures of the Earth: New and Selected Stories by John McGahern pp, Faber, £ John McGahern's Collected Stories was published in , becoming a . This remarkable volume brings together all of John McGahern's short fiction, fully revised, in a definitive text. McGahern has long been recognized as a contemporary master of the short story; The Collected Stories confirms his reputation as Ireland's leading prose writer.5/5(2).

      Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA City London Donor bostonpubliclibrary EditionPages: Read "The Collected Stories" by John McGahern available from Rakuten Kobo. These 34 funny, tragic, bracing, and acerbic stories represent the complete short fiction of one of Ireland's finest liv Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.


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He had been a visiting professor at Colgate University and at the University of Victoria, British Columbia, and was the recipient Cited by: 8. These 34 funny, tragic, bracing, and acerbic stories represent the complete short fiction of one of Ireland's finest writers.

On struggling farms, in Dublin's rain-drenched streets, or in parched exile in Franco's Spain, McGahern's characters wage a confused but touching war against the facts of life/5. These Collected stories of John McGahern show the range and power of a master storyteller at the peak of his powers.

He is, to my mind, a better story-writer than novelist; though his novel. "The Dark" was my first encounter with the works of McGahern.

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John McGahern (12 November – 30 March ) is regarded as one of the most important Irish writers of the latter half of the twentieth century. Known for the detailed dissection of Irish life found in works such as The Barracks, The Dark and Amongst Women, The Observer hailed him as "the greatest living Irish novelist" before his death in and in its obituary the Guardian described Children: Joseph John Kelly born on 07 January at Dulwich Hospital, London.

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The Collected Stories - John McGahern. These 34 funny, tragic, bracing, and acerbic stories represent the complete short fiction of one of Ireland's finest living writers. Publisher: Knopf (). Condition Notes: 1st Edition, 1st print hardcover in unclipped jacket, both in Seller Rating: % positive. This remarkable volume brings together all of John McGahern's short fiction, fully revised, in a definitive text.

McGahern has long been recognized as a contemporary master of the short story; The Collected Stories confirms his reputation as Ireland's leading prose : John Mcgahern.

Collected Stories brings together his output of short fiction, a rewarding volume providing great insight into the themes that McGahern would regularly draw upon.

McGahern was not always as feted as he was upon his death – his second novel The Dark was banned by the Irish Censorship Board for its alleged pornographic content and he lost his.The 34 short stories in this collection cover a wide swath of John McGahern’s career.

And although he is perhaps best known for his novels, he remains one of the preeminent proponents of the Irish short story form in the latter part of the 20th century/5(2).The Collected Stories of John McGahern (, pages) John McGahern ( toDublin, Ireland) is widely considered one of Ireland's greatest post World War Two writers.

In the 70 Q and A sessions I did with Irish writers during ISSM3 in I asked .