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The great hunger

Bojer, Johan

The great hunger

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Published by Grosset and Dunlap in [New York, Chicago] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Norway
    • Subjects:
    • Norway -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Johan Bojer; translated from the Norwegian by W. J. Alexander Worster and C. Archer.
      GenreFiction.
      ContributionsWorster, William John Alexander, 1882-1929, tr., Archer, Charles, 1861-1941, joint tr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.B6365 Gr12
      The Physical Object
      Pagination328 p.
      Number of Pages328
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6425019M
      LC Control Number41025424
      OCLC/WorldCa5816108

      For Kavanagh, the Great hunger in the middle part of the twentieth century in Ireland was hunger for love and sexual fulfillment. Although the poem The Great Hunger was the peasant name for the famine of the 's, in this context of the poem, the great hunger suggests a hunger for love and sexual fulfillment.


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Patrick Kavanagh's The Great Hunger is the tenth book in the Penguin Moderns series. These poems, selected from the oeuvre of the man said to have 'transformed Irish verse', span the period between and /5.

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She was appointed CBE inand received honorary More. The Great Hunger informs readers about the famine that swept across Ireland during the mids. Potato blight left poor tenant farmers with nothing to feed their families, but they were still forced to work the land and export grain to their landlords in Britain.

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Cecil Blanche Woodham-Smith () was a British historian and biographer. Great Hunger, famine, genocide, and why. This article was submitted to the IrishCentral contributors network by a member of the global Irish community.

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Hardcover. Twelfth printing. Translated from the Norwegian by W.J. Alexander Worster and C. Archer. Spine cocked, very good copy, lacking the dustwrapper. Bojer was a Norwegian author who caused a brief sensation in the American literary world with the publication of his novel *The Great Hunger* inand was lauded as the most important Scandinavian writer since : BOJER, Johan.

The Great Hunger: Ireland, View larger image. By: Cecil Woodham-Smith and Cecil Smith. In this vivid and disturbing book Cecil Woodham-Smith provides the definitive account. ‘A moving and terrible book. It combines great literary power with great learning.

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