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Harmon, Maurice

Overview
Works: 97 works in 318 publications in 2 languages and 8,384 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  Poetry  Conference proceedings  Records and correspondence  History  Biography 
Roles: Editor, Other, Honoree
Classifications: PR6029.F3, 820.99415
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Most widely held works by Maurice Harmon
Seán O'Faoláin; a critical introduction by Maurice Harmon ( Book )
26 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in English and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Irish poetry after Yeats : seven poets by Maurice Harman ( Book )
17 editions published between 1979 and 1997 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
No author better served : the correspondence of Samuel Beckett & Alan Schneider by Samuel Beckett ( Book )
15 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Samuel Beckett proves remarkably forthcoming in these pages, which document the thirty-year working relationship between the playwright and his principal producer in the United States. The correspondence between Beckett and Schneider offers an unparalleled picture of the art and craft of theater in the hands of two masters. It is also an endlessly enlightening look into the playwright's ideas and methods, his remarks a virtual crib sheet for his brilliant, eccentric plays." "Alan Schneider premiered five of Beckett's plays in the United States, including Waiting for Godot, Krapp's Last Tape, and Endgame and directed a number of revivals. Preparing for each new production, the two wrote extensive letters - about intended tone, conception of characters, irony and verbal echoes, staging details for scenes, delivery of individual lines. From such details a remarkable sense of the playwright's vision emerges, as well as a feel for the director's task."--BOOK JACKET
Short history of Anglo-Irish literature from its origins to the present day by Roger Joseph McHugh ( Book )
14 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Select bibliography for the study of Anglo-Irish literature and its backgrounds : an Irish studies handbook by Maurice Harmon ( Book )
17 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fenians and Fenianism; centenary essays by Maurice Harmon ( Book )
16 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The poetry of Thomas Kinsella : "with darkness for a nest" by Maurice Harmon ( Book )
9 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Irish writer and the city by Association internationale pour l'étude de la littérature anglo-irlandaise ( Book )
12 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
J.M. Synge centenary papers, 1971 by Maurice Harmon ( Book )
8 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Modern Irish literature, 1800-1967; a reader's guide by Maurice Harmon ( Book )
10 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Austin Clarke, 1896-1974 : a critical introduction by Maurice Harmon ( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Celtic master; contributions to the first James Joyce Symposium held in Dublin, 1967 by Maurice Harmon ( Book )
8 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Irish novel in our time ( Book )
10 editions published between 1975 and 1978 in English and French and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thomas Kinsella : designing for the exact needs by Maurice Harmon ( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This comprehensive study, published to coincide with eightieth birthday celebrations, interprets Thomas Kinsella's extraordinary progress from lyric poems and meditations about fragility and impermanence to complex assessments of individual isolation and helplessness in the modern world. His work, which has been knitted to Dublin city, expresses his engagement with Irish life and culture in 'Nightwalker', Poems from Centre City, Personal Places, and The Pen Shop. His involvement with Irish history, evident in his absorption with the past and his creative interpretation of the arrival and settling in of prehistoric people, is demonstrated in his extensive translations from Irish literature." "He is also a universal poet who has explored Jungian archetypes in New Poems, psychological stress in the 'Wormwood' sequence, the notion of meaninglessness in Her Vertical Smile and of living on the edge in Marginal Economy. In his persistent search for understanding he has examined the effects of evil whether expressed in man's proclivity for destruction, the direct concern of Man of War, or the reality of death in the elegies for Sean O Riada, John F. Kennedy, and his own father. Deprived of a community of shared values and the reassurances of philosophy or religion, he has conducted a systematic investigation of the question of causality and responsibility in the human and divine spheres, whether articulated by artists like Gustav Mahler or Sean O Riada or thinkers like St. Augustine, Eriugena or Aurelius, and has verified the role of the artist as measured and exact recorder. His poems dramatise issues through narrative, elegy, allegory, and myth and commemorate love, ceremony, natural beauty and creativity itself."--BOOK JACKET
Richard Murphy : poet of two traditions : interdisciplinary studies by Richard Murphy ( Book )
3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Image & illusion : Anglo-Irish literature and its contexts : a festschrift for Roger McHugh ( Book )
3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected essays by Maurice Harmon ( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The last regatta by Maurice Harmon ( Book )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seán O'Faoláin, a critical introduction by Maurice Harmon ( Book )
3 editions published between 1966 and 1984 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Dolmen Press : a celebration ( Book )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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French (1)
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