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    The Collected Prose of James Clarence Mangan: Prose, 1832-1839 (Works of James Clarence Mangan) (Hardback) By (author) James Clarence Mangan, Volume editor Martin Van De Kamp, Volume editor Jacques Chuto, Edited by Augustine Martin, Edited by Peter Van De Kamp

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    DescriptionMangan's prose comes in a variety of forms: Essays, stories, apologies, biographical sketches, comic articles, introductions to his poems and translations, a handful of surviving letters, an unfinished auto-biography. These prose publications appeared in a wide range of contemporary journals and newspapers demanding from the editors a great deal of scholarly detective work, especially when it came to Mangan's chameleon way with pseudonyms.Many of his most famous pieces, like 'The Thirty Flasks', 'A Sixty-Drop Dose Of Laudanum', 'The Three Rings', Extraordinary Adventure In The Shades'; a translation from the Irish like 'The Clown With The Grey Coat', or from the German, like 'The Story Of The Old Wolf, have appeared in the editions by Meehan and O'Donoghue. It was always necessary to check these against the earliest published versions, which sometimes exposed serious errors in the later text. With those prose pieces which presented otherwise insoluble problems of attribution, contiguous letter pair analysis has been employed to determine authorship.A particular difficulty arose with the extended introductions and linking commentaries to the poet's verse translations from the German, Irish, oriental and Spanish sequences in the Dublin University Magazine. Wherever the piece can stand independently it is appropriated for the prose; where it is wedded to the verse it has been subsumed into the editorial commentary in the Collected Poems.


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    Title
    The Collected Prose of James Clarence Mangan: Prose, 1832-1839
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) James Clarence Mangan, Volume editor Martin Van De Kamp, Volume editor Jacques Chuto, Edited by Augustine Martin, Edited by Peter Van De Kamp
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 496
    Width: 159 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 38 mm
    Weight: 737 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780716525776
    ISBN 10: 0716525771
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    BIC subject category V2: DSBF, DSK
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.4
    BIC E4L: LIT
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    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    DC22: 821.8
    BIC subject category V2: DN
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    BISAC V2.8: POE005020, LIT004120
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11500
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 15
    B&T General Subject: 495
    DC22: 821/.8
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 06
    BISAC V2.8: LCO010000
    DC21: 828.808
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    B&T Approval Code: A25834000
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    LC classification: PR4973 .A155 2002
    Publisher
    Irish Academic Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    Irish Academic Press Ltd
    Publication date
    30 September 2002
    Publication City/Country
    County Dublin