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Title The Cambridge companion to contemporary Irish poetry / edited by Matthew Campbell
Published Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 294 pages)
Series Cambridge companions to literature
Contents Ireland in poetry : 1999, 1949, 1969 / Matthew Campbell -- From Irish mode to modernisation : the poetry of Austin Clarke / John Goodby -- Patrick Kavanagh and antipastoral / Jonathan Allison -- Louis MacNeice : irony and responsibility / Peter McDonald -- Irish modernists and their legacy / Alex Davis -- Poetry of the 1960s : the 'Northern Ireland Renaissance' / Fran Brearton
Violence in Seamus Heaney's poetry / Dillon Johnston -- Mahon and Longley : place and placelessness / Terence Brown -- Between two languages : poetry in Irish, English and Irish English / Frank Sewell -- Boland, McGuckian, Ní Chuilleanáin and the body of the nation / Guinn Batten -- Sonnets, centos and long lines : Muldoon, Paulin, McGuckian and Carson / Shane Murphy -- Performance and dissent : Irish poets in the public sphere / Lucy Collins -- Irish poets and the world / Robert Faggen -- Irish poetry into the twenty-first century / David Wheatley
Summary In the last fifty years Irish poets have produced some of the most exciting poetry in contemporary literature. This book provides a unique introduction to major figures such as Seamus Heaney, and also introduces the reader to significant precursors like Louis MacNeice or Patrick Kavanagh, and vital contemporaries and successors: among others, Thomas Kinsella, Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill and Paul Muldoon. This Companion includes a chronology and guide to further reading and will prove invaluable to students and teachers alike
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 268-284) and index
Notes English
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Subject English poetry -- Irish authors -- History and criticism
English poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism
English poetry -- 21st century -- History and criticism
Ireland -- Intellectual life -- 20th century
Ireland -- Intellectual life -- 21st century
Ireland -- In literature
Form Electronic book
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Author Campbell, Matthew (Matthew J. B.)
Cambridge University Press
ISBN 0511221533 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780511221538 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
Other Titles Companion to contemporary Irish poetry
Contemporary Irish poetry