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Author Kevin Power. Picture by Gerry Mooney

Author Kevin Power. Picture by Gerry Mooney

The Written World by Kevin Power

The Written World by Kevin Power

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Author Kevin Power. Picture by Gerry Mooney

The Written World Kevin Power Lilliput, €15

In the introduction to The War Against Cliché, Martin Amis – subject of perhaps the most dazzlingly brilliant essay in Kevin Power’s new collection of essays and reviews – recalls what he thinks of as the Age of Literary Criticism: “I always had about me my Edmund Wilson – or my William Empson. I took it seriously. We all did. We hung around the place talking about literary criticism.”


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