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  • 10 Literature Criticisms
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Essays & Analysis (10)

436 words, approx. 2 pages
In the following excerpt, Dunn identifies the consequences of violence as the principal theme of Gradual Wars, noting the effect of the collection's artificial tone on its themes. Seamus Deane ... Read more
1,193 words, approx. 4 pages
In the following review, Hughes addresses the ambiguities he finds in Deane's definition of modernity in Strange Country. Taking Burke's Reflections on the Revolution in France as his &#... Read more
288 words, approx. 1 pages
In the following excerpt, Ewart assesses the themes, poetic diction, and imagery of Rumours. Rumours is Seamus Deane's second book. The simplicity of the equivalents invoked (Governmental kindn... Read more
239 words, approx. 1 pages
In the following review, Keefe focuses on the emergence of a distinct persona in the poems of History Lessons. Seamus Deane is a distinguished member of a literary movement that has emerged from the N... Read more
1,025 words, approx. 4 pages
In the following review, O'Brien addresses certain nuances of Irish politics, nationalism, and revisionism examined in Celtic Revivals. The modern writers examined in these essays [Celtic Reviv... Read more
3,038 words, approx. 11 pages
In the following review, Craig favorably compares Celtic Revivals to contemporaneous cultural critiques of literary constructions of "Anglo-Irishness." In a recent Times article, Philip ... Read more
1,867 words, approx. 7 pages
In the following excerpt, Parrinder delineates Irish cultural history as defined in A Short History of Literature, deconstructing Deane's bias against Irish national mythology. [What] today can... Read more
2,413 words, approx. 9 pages
In the following review, Halpin provides an overview of Selected Poems, outlining the general characteristics of Deane's poetry. In the course of an interview several years ago, Thomas Kinsella... Read more
1,477 words, approx. 5 pages
In the following excerpt, Ryan examines the main arguments of The French Revolution and Enlightenment in England, emphasizing the ways in which British writers explored the British political character... Read more
1,209 words, approx. 5 pages
In the following review, Kenner outlines the contents of the Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing, assessing its strengths and weaknesses. At four times the word count of the King James Bible, the new... Read more