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Author Matthews, Steven, 1961-

Title Irish poetry : politics, history, negotiation : the evolving debate, 1969 to the present / Steven Matthews
Published Basingstoke, Hampshire : Macmillan Press ; New York : St. Martin's Press, 1997

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Description viii, 249 pages ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Introduction: Making History? -- 2. John Hewitt: An Honest Ulsterman's 'Poemosaics' -- 3. Thomas Kinsella's Poetic of Unease -- 4. A Failure to Return: John Montague's The Rough Field -- 5. History Is Only Part of It: Brendan Kennelly's Cromwell -- 6. 'Reconciliation Under Duress': The Architecture of Seamus Heaney's Recent Poetry -- 7. Letters from the Alphabet: Carson's and Muldoon's Contingent Poetics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-244) and index
Subject English poetry -- Irish authors -- History and criticism.
English poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
English poetry -- Northern Ireland -- History and criticism.
Irish poetry -- History and criticism.
Literature and history -- Northern Ireland -- History -- 20th century.
Political poetry, English -- Northern Ireland -- History and criticism.
Political poetry, English -- History and criticism.
Politics and literature -- Northern Ireland -- History -- 20th century.
Northern Ireland -- In literature.
Northern Ireland -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
LC no. 96009649
ISBN 031216436X (U.S.)
0333643356 (U.K. : hardcover)
0333643364 (U.K. : pbk.)