Green and Mortal Sound Short Fiction by Irish Women Writers

ISBN-10: 0807083550

ISBN-13: 9780807083550

Edition: 2001

Authors: Louise Desalvo, Kathleen Walsh D'Arcy, Katherine Hogan

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Short Fiction by Irish Women Writers Edited by Louise DeSalvo, Kathleen Walsh D'Arcy, and Katherine Hogan Includes stories by Julia O'Faolain, Clare Boylan, Mary Lavin, Edna O'Brien, Elizabeth Bowen, Maeve Binchy, and Mary Beckett.
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List price: $23.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 8/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Louise DeSalvo, Ph.D., is the author of the literary study Conceived with Malice: Literature as Revenge, Vertigo: A Memoir, and the widely praised Virginia Woolf: The Impact of Childhood Sexual Abuse on Her Life and Work. A frequent lecturer and guest on radio (including NPR) and television, DeSalvo is a professor of English and creative writing at Hunter College in New York and has been profiled in the New York Times for her innovative teaching techniques.

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. xi
In the Middle of the Fieldsp. 1
Housekeeper's Cutp. 17
Midwife to the Fairiesp. 31
Grannyp. 39
The Bride of Christp. 41
The Wall-Readerp. 46
The Day of the Christeningp. 53
Melancholy Babyp. 62
Pure Inventionp. 79
The Intrudersp. 86
Naming the Namesp. 93
Amnestyp. 114
A Family Picnicp. 123
Made in Heavenp. 131
Sister Imeldap. 139
One Wordp. 158
Park-going Daysp. 164
Triop. 171
All Fall Downp. 177
A Day in the Darkp. 183
The Foundressp. 191
Shepherd's Bushp. 201
Failing Yearsp. 216
A Cursep. 226
Village without Menp. 228
Checkpointp. 239
The Dove of Peacep. 244
Glossaryp. 257
Notes on the Contributorsp. 259
Creditsp. 267
Mapp. 270
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