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A Munster Twilight Daniel Corkery

A Munster Twilight

Daniel Corkery

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These stories by one of Irelands most famous authors breathe the spirit of the Irish people in a way that has seldom been excelled.Daniel Corkery was born in Cork in 1878 and educated at Presentation College and later at University College, Cork. InMoreThese stories by one of Irelands most famous authors breathe the spirit of the Irish people in a way that has seldom been excelled.Daniel Corkery was born in Cork in 1878 and educated at Presentation College and later at University College, Cork. In his lifetime he witnessed the tremendous change that swept over Ireland- the language revival, the revolution, a bitter Civil War and then the years of peace and industrial progress. Father of the Munster writers, his works range from short stories of invigorating eloquence to plays and novels that reveal the heart of the people of Ireland.From 1931 to 1947 the author was Professor of English at University College, Cork. He received a D. Litt. from the National University of Ireland. Sharing in the shaping of modern Ireland he was an active senator in the Irish parliament.Nor did the authors talent stop at the art of writing - he was an artist of renown and his watercolours have a quality and charm that is simple yet profound.Daniel Corkery died on December 31st, 1964.THE MERCIER PRESS, 4 BRIDGE STREET, CORK