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Mairtin Cadhain - The Dirty Dust - 9780300219821 - 9780300219821
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The Dirty Dust

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Description for The Dirty Dust Paperback. Now available in paperback, the original English-language translation of O Cadhain's raucous masterpiece Translator(s): Titley, Alan (Professor Emeritus of Modern Irish UCC). Series: The Margellos World Republic of Letters. Num Pages: 328 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 127. .
Now available in paperback, the original English-language translation of O Cadhain's raucous masterpiece Mairtin O Cadhain's irresistible and infamous novel The Dirty Dust is consistently ranked as the most important prose work in modern Irish, yet no translation for English-language readers has ever before been published. Alan Titley's vigorous new translation, full of the brio and guts of O Cadhain's original, at last brings the pleasures of this great satiric novel to the far wider audience it deserves. In The Dirty Dust all characters lie dead in their graves. This, ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
YALE UNI. PRESS/JOHN W
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Series
The Margellos World Republic of Letters
Condition
New
Weight
356 g
Number of Pages
328
Place of Publication
, United States
ISBN
9780300219821
SKU
9780300219821
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About Mairtin Cadhain
Mairtin O Cadhain (1906-1970) is considered one of the most significant writers in the Irish language. Alan Titley, a novelist, story writer, playwright, and scholar, writes a weekly column for The Irish Times on current and cultural matters.

Reviews for The Dirty Dust
Wonderfully capture the surrealism and claustrophobia and jet-black humour of the original. -Robert McMillen, Irish News
Robert McMillen
Irish News

Goodreads reviews for The Dirty Dust