For the Love of Ireland, A Literary Companion for Readers and Travelers
Susan Cahill (Editor)
ANTHOLOGY 2001 PAPER 458 PAGES
A rich anthology of writing about Ireland by such Irish luminaries as James Joyce, William Butler Yeats, Seamus Heaney, William Trevor, Frank McCourt, Edna O'Brien and Samuel Beckett. The well-chosen excerpts, organized by province, evoke the geography of Ireland in wonderful literary detail. Cahill provides an introduction to each selection, along with specific routes and advice for the literary traveler. Highly recommended for any traveler, the anthology is also a fine introduction to Irish literature. The excerpts include short stories, novels, poems and memoirs.