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Author Cronin, Michael, author

Title Impure thoughts : sexuality, Catholicism and literature in twentieth-century Ireland / Michael G. Cronin
Published Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2013


Description 1 online resource
Summary This book studies the 20th-century Irish Catholic Bildungsroman. This comparative examination of six Irish novelists tracks the historical evolution of a literary genre and its significant role in Irish culture, with chapters on James Joyce and Kate O'Brien, along with studies of Maura Laverty, Patrick Kavanagh, Edna O'Brien and John McGahern
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from home page (viewed on Apr 12, 2013)
Subject English fiction -- Irish authors -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Bildungsromans, English -- Ireland -- History and criticism
Catholics in literature.
Sex in literature.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
Bildungsromans, English
Catholics in literature
English fiction -- Irish authors
Sex in literature
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781781704707