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Bloom's Literary Guide to Dublin

A guided tour of one of the most beloved settings in literary history.


No city is as closely connected to literature as Dublin. Whether visiting the famous Long Room of Trinity College Library, St. P… (See Below for Full Description)
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A guided tour of one of the most beloved settings in literary history.

No city is as closely connected to literature as Dublin. Whether visiting the famous Long Room of Trinity College Library, St. Patrick's Cathedral, or one of Dublin's many literary pubs, literary travelers have plenty to explore and discover in this compact and energetic city. Bloom's Literary Guide to Dublin provides everything a literature lover needs to know to enjoy the city.

Features include:
  • An introduction by esteemed literary critic Harold Bloom
  • A detailed literary and cultural history of the city, describing its development from the time of the Gaelic-speaking Celts through its turbulent struggle to find a sense of self
  • A chapter-by-chapter breakdown of the landmarks featured in Joyce's Ulysses
  • Color illustrations of literary landmarks, historic and contemporary
  • A color map providing a general overview of the city
  • A "Places of Interest" section that lists the city's major literary sights—including museums, bookstores, theaters, and more—along with their locations and hours of operation.
  • A list of books to read and Web sites to consult before the trip.
Coverage includes:
  • Jonathan Swift and A Modest Proposal
  • Oliver Goldsmith and Trinity College
  • Edmund Burke, a national hero
  • Moore's Irish Melodies by Thomas Moore
  • William Butler Yeats
  • The Irish Literary Revival
  • James Joyce's Dubliners and Ulysses
  • Frank O'Connor
  • and much more.

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-0-7910-9376-4
ISBN-10 079109376X
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Bloom's Literary Guide
Author John Tomedi; Introduction by Harold Bloom
Publication Date 1/1/2007
Book's Binding Paperback
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Specifications Index. Bibliography. Further reading. Places of interest. 8-page, full-color insert.
Available Formats Print

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