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Hugh Mcfadden - Crystal Clear: The Selected Prose of John Jordan - 9781843510666 - KCW0017928
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Crystal Clear: The Selected Prose of John Jordan

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Description for Crystal Clear: The Selected Prose of John Jordan Paperback. Taken from the columns of the "Irish Press", "Hibernia", "The Crane Bag" and "Irish University Review", this gathering of prose, essays and reviews focuses on Joyce, Kavanagh, O'Casey, Behan, Bowen, Gregory, Shaw and Wilde, as well as on Irish drama and Paul Valery. The author brings a continental sensibility to bear on his literary milieu. Editor(s): McFadden, Hugh. Num Pages: 400 pages, Illustrations, ports. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. . Very good copy with light shelf wear. Light nicks, remains very good
Writer, poet, lecturer, broadcaster and man-of -letters, John Jordan (1930-88) was a distinguished scholar-critic in the Dublin of his day, teaching English at University College Dublin (1955-66) and at the Memorial University of Newfoundland at St John’s (1966-7). A true cosmopolitan, and formidably read, his interests ranged from drama to literature in all its forms. This gathering of prose essays and reviews are taken from the columns of the Irish Press, Hibernia, The Crane Bag and Irish University Review and Poetry Ireland (a magazine he refounded in 1962), as well as from private unpublished papers. They focus on the mid-century ... Read more

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About Hugh Mcfadden
HUGH MCFADDEN, poet, journalist, friend and literary executor to John Jordan, is editor of The Collected Stories of John Jordan (1991) and The Collected Poems (1991). He is author of Pieces of Time (2004) and Selected Poems (2005).

Reviews for Crystal Clear: The Selected Prose of John Jordan
‘I cannot imagine a literary editor today taking as much care with the submissions of the work of young writers as John Jordan did when he was editing Poetry Ireland, or offering as much personal support to new writers as he did.’ – Paul Durcan ‘John Jordan was one of Ireland’s leading literary critics. A distinguished poet and editor in ... Read more

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