Benedict Kiely

Benedict Kiely

These stories have a great deal taken from Ben's own experiences both abroad and at home in Ireland.

Author: Benedict Kiely

Publisher: Liberties Press

ISBN: 9781909718722

Category: Fiction

Page: 328

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Selected Storiesgathers together some of the best examples of Benedict Kiely's work - a true and gifted man of letters. Edited by Ben Forkner, founder ofThe Journal of the Short Story. From'Soldier, Red Soldier' and 'A Ball of Malt and Madame Butterfly' to 'A Letter to Peachtree', these stories sing in the unforgettable voice of an Irish master who inspired, and will continue to inspire, generations of readers and writers alike. These stories have a great deal taken from Ben's own experiences both abroad and at home in Ireland. Kiely captures various moments in Irish and American culture, many heavily influenced by his time as a lecturer in Georgia, writer-in-residence in Virginia, and as a reporter for theIrish Press.
Categories: Fiction

The Collected Stories of Benedict Kiely

The Collected Stories of Benedict Kiely

This edition contains a new introduction by the author, as well as his afterword to the acclaimed novella, Proxopera.

Author: Benedict Kiely

Publisher: David R. Godine Publisher

ISBN: 1567922481

Category: Fiction

Page: 762

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"The first meaning of 'the state of Ireland' is that it's a place where stories are still told, deliciously and by masters of the art, of whom Benedict Kiely is one, perhaps the foremost."--Guy Davenport, New York Times Book Review This treasure chest of a book contains the complete short stories and novellas by Benedict Kiely's, one of the great storytellers of our time and any nation. This edition contains a new introduction by the author, as well as his afterword to the acclaimed novella, Proxopera.
Categories: Fiction

In a Harbour Green

In a Harbour Green

This charming collection of twelve essays by some of Ireland’s foremost writers and esteemed international critics, in this, his centenary year, will breathe new life into Kiely’s work and place him back where he belongs, at the heart ...

Author: George O’Brien

Publisher: Merrion Press

ISBN: 9781788550901

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 300

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Novelist, short-story writer, critic, memoirist, broadcaster and journalist: Benedict Kiely (1919–2007) was not only one of the best known but one of the most artistically and culturally distinctive men of letters of his day. His fascination with the island of Ireland, the myths and memories of its people, and the many-voiced quality of its traditions, has secured for him a unique place in the country’s literary history. His substantial body of fiction and non-fiction is a repository of lore and learning, and amply rewards not only the interest shown in it over many years by his popularity among the general public, but also that of Irish and international literary scholarship. Strangely, however, despite his renowned reputation and canonical status, Kiely remains a writer whose work has generated surprisingly little secondary literature, academic or otherwise. This charming collection of twelve essays by some of Ireland’s foremost writers and esteemed international critics, in this, his centenary year, will breathe new life into Kiely’s work and place him back where he belongs, at the heart of Irish literature.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Proxopera

Proxopera

Author: Benedict Kiely

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ISBN: 0957233671

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Page: 66

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Yeats Ireland

Yeats  Ireland

This magnificent volume celebrates the 50th anniversary of William Butler Yeats' death with a book that presents Yeats' writing side-by-side with illustrations of the land and people that inspired him. 50 full-color and 50 black-and-white ...

Author: William B. Yeats

Publisher: White Lion Publishing

ISBN: STANFORD:36105002231426

Category: Irelan

Page: 192

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This magnificent volume celebrates the 50th anniversary of William Butler Yeats' death with a book that presents Yeats' writing side-by-side with illustrations of the land and people that inspired him. 50 full-color and 50 black-and-white photos.
Categories: Irelan

Call for a Miracle

Call for a Miracle

Author: Benedict Kiely

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015019233520

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Page: 252

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Borstal Boy

Borstal Boy

Extraordinarily vivid, fluent, and moving, this is a superb and unforgettable piece of writing. Borstal Boy was adapted into a film in 2000.

Author: Brendan Behan

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781409065395

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 384

View: 487

'I have him bitched, balloxed and bewildered, for there's a system and a science in taking the piss out of a screw and I'm a well-trained man at it.' So writes Brendan Behan, poet, writer and literary legend, of the episode that coloured his life. Arrested in Liverpool as an agitator for the IRA, he was tried and sent to reform school. He was sixteen years old. The world he entered was brutal and coldly indifferent. Conditions were primitive, and violence simmered just below the surface. Yet Brendan Behan found something more positive than hate in Borstal: friendship, solidarity and healing flashes of kindness. Extraordinarily vivid, fluent, and moving, this is a superb and unforgettable piece of writing. Borstal Boy was adapted into a film in 2000.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

The Cards of the Gambler

The Cards of the Gambler

Based on a folk-tale from West Donegal, this is a timeless story of a gambler's soul, and a universal tale of the search for forgiveness, peace and lost innocence.

Author: Benedict Kiely

Publisher: New Island Books

ISBN: 1848400829

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Page: 259

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This classic novel from renowned novelist, short-story writer and broadcaster Benedict Kiely follows the trials of a doctor who becomes a gambler and loses everything.
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Benedict Kiely

Benedict Kiely

In a better time and under more enlightened editorship the same paper came out
strongly against the banning of John McGahern ' s The Dark . ” 4 From North
Ireland , after a year in a Jesuit seminary , Benedict Kiely moved to Dublin where
his ...

Author: Grace Eckley

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015021938355

Category: Northern Ireland

Page: 184

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Categories: Northern Ireland

There was an Ancient House

There was an Ancient House

In the ancient house of a Irish religious order, thirty novices attempt to conform to the patterns laid down by religious authority: Frawley, boisterous & unconventional; Barragry, the cynical journalist who has left behind a full life & a ...

Author: Benedict Kiely

Publisher: Irish Amer Book Company

ISBN: UOM:39015040069463

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

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In the ancient house of a Irish religious order, thirty novices attempt to conform to the patterns laid down by religious authority: Frawley, boisterous & unconventional; Barragry, the cynical journalist who has left behind a full life & a good woman; MacKenna, sensitive & literary, guarding a frightening secret which he dreads revealing to the Fathers.
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Ireland from the Air

Ireland from the Air

Author: Benedict Kiely

Publisher: Random House Value Publishing

ISBN: 0517556510

Category: Ireland

Page: 160

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Categories: Ireland

The Trout in the Turnhole

The Trout in the Turnhole

Good and Evil battle it out with many twists and turns, magic, mystery and humour. The novel is intended for both children and adults.

Author: Benedict Kiely

Publisher: Irish American Book Company

ISBN: 086327451X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 107

View: 499

One day Peter catches The Old One - The King of All Trout and is drawn into a quest to find the true princess. Good and Evil battle it out with many twists and turns, magic, mystery and humour. The novel is intended for both children and adults.
Categories: Juvenile Fiction

Benedict Kiely

Benedict Kiely

Author: Daniel J. Casey

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0838779700

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 107

View: 916

Categories: Literary Criticism

In a Harbour Green

In a Harbour Green

Author: Benedict Kiely

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015019752230

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Page: 256

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The Waves Behind Us

The Waves Behind Us

Author: Benedict Kiely

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015049697835

Category: Authors, Irish

Page: 190

View: 217

Categories: Authors, Irish

Modern Irish Fiction

Modern Irish Fiction

Author: Benedict Kiely

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105044962681

Category: English fiction

Page: 179

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Categories: English fiction

Land Without Stars

Land Without Stars

Author: Benedict Kiely

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105038836909

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Page: 220

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