A Trilogy bringing together titles by John O'Meara that are also individually available from iUniverse.
The Modern Debacle
Containing close readings of work by Beckett, Hemingway, and T.S.Eliot; Tennessee Williams, Chekhov, Arthur Miller, and Brecht; Plath, Hughes, and Robert Graves, and W.B. Yeats.
"beautifully and fluently written and ingenious in its combination of catastrophes"
--Anthony Gash, Drama Head, The University of East Anglia
Myth, Depravity, Impasse
An in-depth study of Robert Graves, the modern theory of myth and Ted Hughes, with further reference to Shakespeare and to Keats.
"I am very sympathetic to the cause of myth and especially in relation to literature"
--Michael Bell, author of Literature, Modernism and Myth in a letter to John O'Meara
This Life, This Death
An extensive study of Wordsworth's great life-crisis, with additional reference to S.T. Coleridge, and to P.B. Shelley.
"Of this Wordsworth book, one recognizes its truth, its breadth of coverage and awareness, and above all its depth..."
--Richard Ramsbotham, editor of Vernon Watkins, New Selected Poems, Carcanet Press.