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The Resource The poor mouth : a bad story about the hard life, by Flann O'Brien ; translated by Patrick C. Power ; illustrated by Ralph Steadman

The poor mouth : a bad story about the hard life, by Flann O'Brien ; translated by Patrick C. Power ; illustrated by Ralph Steadman

Label
The poor mouth : a bad story about the hard life
Title
The poor mouth
Title remainder
a bad story about the hard life
Statement of responsibility
by Flann O'Brien ; translated by Patrick C. Power ; illustrated by Ralph Steadman
Title variation
poor mouth
Title variation remainder
a bad story about the hard life
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • iri
  • eng
Member of
Summary
First published in Gaelic in 1941 under the title "An Beal Bocht", this book was translated into English in 1973. A parody of the Gaelic peasant writings of the Irish revival, the book features Bonaparte O'Coonassa - who tells the story of his life. By the author of "The Dalkey Archive"
Tone
Writing style
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047652
Cataloging source
DLC
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1911-1966
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O'Brien, Flann
Dewey number
823/.912
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PB1399.O59
LC item number
B43 1996
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Poor
  • Poor
  • Ireland
Target audience
adult
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a bad story about the hard life
Label
The poor mouth : a bad story about the hard life, by Flann O'Brien ; translated by Patrick C. Power ; illustrated by Ralph Steadman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translation of: An béal bocht
Contents
Pt. 1. Background. 1. Overview of the Conflict -- Pt. 2. Evolution of Identities. 2. Northern Identity: Assimilation. 3. Southern Identity: Resistance -- Pt. 3. Quest for Nationhood. 4. Genesis of Divided Nationalism. 5. Northern Dominance: Colonialism Revisited. 6. The Emerging Southern Identity -- Pt. 4. North-South Microcosm. 7. The Ngok Dinka. 8. Crisis at the Crossroads -- Pt. 5. External Dimension. 9. Dilemmas of External Linkages -- Pt. 6. The Crisis in Perspective. 10. Boundaries of Identity. 11. Perceptions of the Crisis -- 12. Conclusions
Control code
000012072027
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st Dalkey Archive ed.
Extent
128 p.
Isbn
9781564780911
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
95026579
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)33863614
Label
The poor mouth : a bad story about the hard life, by Flann O'Brien ; translated by Patrick C. Power ; illustrated by Ralph Steadman
Publication
Note
Translation of: An béal bocht
Contents
Pt. 1. Background. 1. Overview of the Conflict -- Pt. 2. Evolution of Identities. 2. Northern Identity: Assimilation. 3. Southern Identity: Resistance -- Pt. 3. Quest for Nationhood. 4. Genesis of Divided Nationalism. 5. Northern Dominance: Colonialism Revisited. 6. The Emerging Southern Identity -- Pt. 4. North-South Microcosm. 7. The Ngok Dinka. 8. Crisis at the Crossroads -- Pt. 5. External Dimension. 9. Dilemmas of External Linkages -- Pt. 6. The Crisis in Perspective. 10. Boundaries of Identity. 11. Perceptions of the Crisis -- 12. Conclusions
Control code
000012072027
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st Dalkey Archive ed.
Extent
128 p.
Isbn
9781564780911
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
95026579
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)33863614

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