The Life and Work of Thomas MacGreevy: A Critical - download pdf or read online

By Susan Schreibman

Asa poet and literary critic, Thomas MacGreevy is a important strength in Irishmodernism and a vital facilitator within the lives of key modernist writers andartists. the level of his legacy and contribution to modernism is printed forthe first time in The lifestyles and paintings of Thomas MacGreevy.
Splitinto 4 sections, the quantity explains how and the place MacGreevy made hisimpact: in his poetry; his function as a literary and paintings critic; in the course of his timein Dublin, London and Paris and during his relationships with James Joyce,Samuel Beckett, Wallace Stevens, Jack B Yeats and WB Yeats. With entry to the Thomas MacGreevy Archive, contributorsdraw on letters, his early poetry, and contributions to paintings and literaryjournals, to higher comprehend the 1st champion of Jack B. Yeats, andBeckett's leader correspondent and closest buddy within the Nineteen Thirties. This much-needed reappraisal of MacGreevy,the linchpin among the most modernist writers, fills lacking gaps, now not onlyin the tale of Irish modernism, yet within the wider historical past of the stream.

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