BooksDirect

Description - Dublin: A Writer's City by Christopher Morash

The words of its writers are part of the texture of Dublin, an invisible counterpart to the bricks and pavement we see around us. Beyond the ever-present footsteps of James Joyce's characters, Leopold Bloom or Stephen Dedalus, around the city centre, an ordinary-looking residential street overlooking Dublin Bay, for instance, presents the house where Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney lived for many years; a few blocks away is the house where another Nobel Laureate, W. B. Yeats, was born.  Just down the coast is the pier linked to yet another, Samuel Beckett, from which we can see the Martello Tower that is the setting for the opening chapter of Ulysses. But these are only a few. Step-by-step, Dublin: A Writer's City unfolds a book-lover's map of this unique city, inviting us to experience what it means to live in a great city of literature.  The book is heavily illustrated, and features custom maps.

Buy Dublin: A Writer's City by Christopher Morash from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, BooksDirect.

A Preview for this title is currently not available.
Young Ireland: A Global Afterlife
Hardback , Sep '23
RRP: $79.99 $71.99
History of the Media in Ireland
Hardback , Dec '09
RRP: $103.95 $93.55
Yeats on Theatre
Hardback , Jul '21
RRP: $141.95 $127.75
Writing the Irish Famine
Hardback , Sep '95
RRP: $336.95 $303.25
History of Irish Theatre 1601-2000
Paperback , Mar '04
RRP: $71.95 $64.75