Contemporary Irish Poetry
Edited by Paul Muldoon
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Contemporary Irish Poetry by Paul Muldoon
Book DescriptionHere the reader can explore substantial selections of the poetry of ten of the most consistently impressive of the postwar poets - Patrick Kavanagh, Louis MacNeice, Thomas Kinsella, John Montague, Michael Longley, Seamus Heaney, Derek Mahon, Paul Durcan, Tom Paulin and Medbh McGuckian. The editor, Paul Muldoon, is widely regarded as the leading Irish poet of his generation. In this anthology he brings together fellow poets who have maintained and extended Yeats's legacy.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780571228379
(198mm x 126mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publish Date: 7-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Paul Muldoon
Forever Words, Hardback (November 2016)
Newly discovered in the Cash family archives, a treasury of never-before-published poems and songs from the legendary Johnny Cash.
Selected Poems 1968-2014, Hardback (September 2016)
A poet who 'began as a prodigy and has gone on to become a virtuoso' (Michael Hofmann) and hailed by Seamus Heaney as 'one of the era's true originals', Paul Muldoon seems almost to defy definition in his work. This selection, chosen by the poet himself, will serve new readers as an introduction to his work.
One Thousand Things Worth Knowing, Paperback (May 2016)
A collection of poems, that is wide-ranging in its subject matter yet is everywhere concerned with watchfulness. Heedful, hard won, head-turning, heartfelt, it features poems that attempt to bring scrutiny to bear on everything, including scrutiny itself.
Berryman's Fate, Paperback (October 2014)» View all books by Paul Muldoon
Gathering together poems by over fifty poets, Berryman's Fate is at once a testament to John Berryman's living presence in contemporary poetic culture and a gift on the occasion of the centenary of his birth. Contributors include Paul Muldoon, John Montague, Paula Meehan, and Martin Dyar.
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Author Biography - Paul Muldoon
Paul Muldoon was born in County Armagh in 1951. He read English at Queen's University, Belfast, and published his first collection of poems, New Weather in 1973. He is the author of nine books of poetry, including Mules (1977), Why Brownlee Left (1980), Quoof (1983), Meeting The British (1987), Madoc: A Mystery (1990), The Annals of Chile (1994), Hay (1998) and Moy Sand and Gravel (2002) for which he received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Since 1987 he has lived in the United States, where he is the Howard G. B. Clark Professor in the Humanities at Princeton University. In 1999 he became the Professor of Poetry at Oxford University. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, Paul Muldoon was given an American Academy of Arts and Letters award in 1996. Other recent awards are the 1994 T. S. Eliot Prize, the 1997 Irish Times Poetry Prize, and the 2003 Griffin Prize.
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