Delia and Rose and The Long-Winded Lady

Maeve Brennan's essays contain all her love for the streets and the bewildered people who find themselves upon them.

Essay 19th January 2017

Angela Bourke

Angela Bourke is the author of Maeve Brennan: Homesick at The New Yorker (2004), The Burning of Bridget Cleary: A True Story (1999), and the Famine Folio, Voices Underfoot: Memory, Forgetting, and Oral Verbal Art (2016). She is joint editor of The Field Day Anthology vols iv & v: Irish Women’s Writing and Traditions (2002), an emeritus professor at UCD and a Member of the Royal Irish Academy.