John McGahern Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach John McGahern.

  • 2 Biographies
  • 25 Literature Criticisms
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Biographies (2)

5,006 words, approx. 17 pages
John McGahern's fiction continually tempts critics to compare him with other novelists. An Irishman, he has undergone the inevitable comparison with Joyce, which few Irish novelists escape. One critic... Read more
6,166 words, approx. 21 pages
John McGahern's significance to contemporary Irish literature was stated by Belfast novelist Glenn Patterson. When asked whether McGahern was his father, Patterson replied: "Yes. He is the father of t... Read more