This article compares and contrasts the writing and personalities of Patrick Kavanagh and Brian O'Nolan, 'the odd couple of twentieth-century Irish literature,' focussing on their divergent backgrounds, styles and temperaments across genres and platforms.
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Keywords: Kavanagh's Weekly, Patrick Kavanagh, Brian O'Nolan
How to Cite:
McNally F., (2014) “Bust Companions: The Curious Friendship of Patrick Kavanagh and Brian O’Nolan”, The Parish Review: Journal of Flann O'Brien Studies 2(2). p.15-24. doi: https://doi.org/10.16995/pr.3049