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, Michael Bruen, and particularly his homecoming which cancelled his attempt at self-establishment which leavetaking had enacted. Indeed, Michael « had been a policeman in Dublin (?) and had come home to where he'd come from to buy the big Crossna farm
, vii Cornelius Crowley « Leavetaking and Homecoming in the writing of John McGahern », Etudes britanniques contemporaines, p.65, 1994.
57-68. ix Ibid, 60. x The recollection of the burial is narrated in 25 lines. The recollection of Michael's parents requires 50 lines, that of the priest's stretches over 71 lines, The Lost Image : Some Notes on McGahern and Proust, vol.17, 1972. ,
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, It was used as an ideogram. xxv William Butler Yeats, xxiv Traditionally, the fish is a Christian symbol because the Greek word for fish, 'iktus', stood in primitive church for Iesu Kristos Theou Uios Soter, pp.2-13, 1970.
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, McGahern's work, the choice of the priesthood is repeatedly motivated by this fear of death : « I never met a priest yet who wasn't afraid of death » says Moran at the end of Amongst Women, and Rose remarks : « Maybe that's why they become priests, John McGahern, Amongst Women, p.179, 1990.
The Collected Stories, op. cit., 139. xxxii It is no accident if McGahern's short story « The Wine Breath, All Sorts of Impossible Things, pp.103-116, 1979. ,
, xxxiii In McGahern's fiction, sons admire and adore their mothers, a characteristic which has its roots in the very life of the author, as his last book testifies, Memoir, 2005.
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