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Warrenpoint By Denis Donoghue

Warrenpoint
by Denis Donoghue

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The author was brought up in Warrenpoint and in this book he describes his family life and the characters involved including his frail delicate mother, his brother who died of pneumonia at 14 months, and above all his father, a proud, resolute policeman with the RUC.
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Warrenpoint by Denis Donoghue

The author was brought up in Warrenpoint and in this book describes his family life and the characters involved including his frail delicate mother, his brother who died of pneumonia at 14 months, and above all his father, a proud, resolute policeman with the RUC. In a house where "religion was practised but never discussed" he wrestled with the ideas of Augustine and Rousseau, and developed a passion for music and literature, bringing to bear on Yeats and Eliot, Keats and Synge the same fortitude he saw and loved in his father.

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About Denis Donoghue


Denis Donoghue was born in Tullow, County Carlow, in 1928. He took his BA, MA and PhD at University College, Dublin, and received an MA at Cambridge when he joined the teaching faculty there. He was Professor of Modern English and American Literature at University College and currently holds the Henry James Chair of English and American Letters at New York University. He has written many works of literary criticism, as well as studies of Yeats, Swift and Emily Dickinson.

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GOR001665795
Warrenpoint by Denis Donoghue
Denis Donoghue
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Vintage Publishing
1991-03-21
1958
0224030841
9780224030847
N/A
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