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Rebel by vocation: Seán O'Faoláin and the generation of The Bell

Niall Carson

Abstract

Rebel by Vocation: Seán O’Faoláin and the Generation of The Bell tells the story of O’Faoláin and The Bell through the characters and writers that surrounded its offices in Dublin. It is the emergence of a post-independence national character that The Bell best embodies and this theme will be examined throughout the monograph to produce the first comprehensive ‘biography’ of this seminal literary journal, focussing on the dominant personality in its early years in Seán O’Faoláin with important excursions into the lives of the other principal contributors. It is based on exciting new archival r ... More

Keywords: The Bell, Seán O’Faoláin, Peadar O’Donnell, censorship, Irish novel, Catholicism, republicanism, Ireland, literary journal, little magazines

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780719099373
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: September 2016 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719099373.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Niall Carson, author
University of Liverpool