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Flann O'brien

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Flann O'brien by Brooker, Joe, 9780746310816
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  • ISBN: 9780746310816 | 0746310811
  • Cover: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 6/1/2004
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"Flann O'Brien was the best-known pen-name of Brian O'Nolan (1911-1966) one of modern Ireland's most perplexing, subversive and underrated writers. In At-Swim-Two-Birds (1939) he exploded the modern novel into a riot of multiple narratives and contending discourses, in a way that both echoed the example of James Joyce and anticipated later developments in experimental fiction and theory. The subsequent works The Third Policeman and The Poor Mouth confirmed his significance, but for two decades he redirected his talents into the newspaper column Cruiskeen Lawn, producing a surreal commentary on independent Ireland and redrawing the borders of journalism and literature. Joseph Brooker's new study assesses the whole span of Brian O'Nolan's achievement, including his early forays into public satire and his fabrication of authorial identities. Brooker argues that in a period when modernism is being reassessed, O'Nolan's negotiation with Ireland, the press, and the aesthetic make him newly relevant."--BOOK JACKET.

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