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The Penguin Book of Irish Poetry

By Patrick Crotty
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  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Isbn : 0241387981
  • Pages : 1120
  • Category : Poetry
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The Penguin Book of Irish Poetry features the work of the greatest Irish poets, from the monks of the ancient monasteries to the Nobel laureates W.B. Yeats and Seamus Heaney, from Jonathan Swift and Oliver Goldsmith to Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin and Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill, along with a profusion of lyrics, love poems, satires, ballads and songs. Reflecting Ireland's complex past and lively present, this collection of Irish verse is an indispensable guide to the history, culture and romance of one of Europe's oldest civilizations. In his introduction to this new Penguin Classics edition, Patrick Crotty explores the traditions of poetry in Ireland, and relates the rich variety of the poems to the long and frequently troubled history of the island.

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  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Isbn : 024199389X
  • Pages : 496
  • Category : Literary Collections
  • Reads : 421
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Book Summary:

A celebratory 20th anniversary edition of A landmark collection from black writers across the literary spectrum 'The fact that IC3, the police identity for Black, is the only collective term that relates to our situation here as residents ('Black British' is political and refers to Africans, Asians, West Indians, Americans and sometimes even Chinese) is a sad fact of life I could not ignore' from Courttia Newland's Introduction, 2000 First published twenty years ago into a different literary landscape, IC3 showcases the work of more than 100 black British authors, celebrating their lasting contributions to literature and British culture. It spans a wealth of genres to demonstrate the range and astonishing literary achievements of black writers, including: Poetry from Roger Robinson, Bernardine Evaristo, Jackie Kay and Benjamin Zephaniah. Short stories from Ferdinand Dennis, Diana Evans, Catherine Jonson, E.A. Markham and Ray Shell. Essays from Floella Benjamin, Linda Bellos, Treva Etienne, Kevin Le Gendre and Labi Siffre. Memoirs from Margaret Busby, Henry Bonsu, Buchi Emecheta, Leone Ross, and many others. Featuring a new introduction from original editors Kadija Sesay and Courttia Newland, this collection reflects on the legacy of these writers, their extraordinary work, and stands as a reminder that black British writers remain underrepresented in literature today.

The Poetry of Derek Mahon

By Hugh Haughton
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  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Isbn : 0191615587
  • Pages : 416
  • Category : Poetry
  • Reads : 151
  • File Pdf: the-poetry-of-derek-mahon.pdf

Book Summary:

Derek Mahon is one of the leading poets of his time, both in Ireland and beyond, famously offering a perspective that is displaced from as much as grounded in his native country. From prodigious beginnings to prolific maturity, he has been, through thick and thin, through troubled times and other, a writer profoundly committed to the art of poetry and the craft of making verse. He has also been no-less a committed reviser of his work, believing the poem to be more than a record in verse, but a work of art never finished. This virtuoso study by Hugh Haughton provides the most comprehensive account imaginable of Mahon's oeuvre. Haughton's brilliant writing always serves and illuminates the poetry, yielding extraordinary insights on almost every page. The poetry, its revisions and reception, are the subject here, but so thorough is the approach that what is offered also amounts indirectly to an intellectual biography of the poet and with it an account of Northern Irish poetry vital to our understanding of the times.

Penguin Classics: Catalogue

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  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Isbn : 0141398841
  • Pages : 192
  • Category : Reference
  • Reads : 213
  • File Pdf: penguin-classics.pdf

Book Summary:

In 1946, E. V. Rieu's groundbreaking translation of The Odyssey established a cultural legacy that would bring the world's most compelling and influential literature to millions of readers around the globe. For over sixty-five years, Penguin Classics have been making works that were once the sole preserve of academics accessible to everyone; this catalogue offers a complete list of all titles in print across the list - more than 1,200 books, from Aristotle and Austen, to Zola and Zamyatin. 'The Penguin Classics, though I designed them to give pleasure even more than instruction, have been hailed as the greatest educative force of the twentieth century. And far be it for me to quarrel with that encomium, for there is no one whom they have educated more than myself' E. V. Rieu

The Ulster Renaissance

By Heather Clark
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  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Isbn : 0191536946
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 333
  • File Pdf: the-ulster-renaissance.pdf

Book Summary:

This is the first full-length study of the extraordinary period of intense poetic activity in Belfast known as the Ulster Renaissance - a time when young Northern Irish poets such as Seamus Heaney, Derek Mahon, Michael Longley, James Simmons, and Paul Muldoon began crafting their art, and tuning their voices through each other. Drawing extensively upon new archival material, as well as personal interviews and correspondence, The Ulster Renaissance argues that these poets' friendships and rivalries were crucial to their autonomous artistic development. The book also sheds new light on the idea of a collaborative Belfast coterie - often treated derisively by critics - and shows that the poets frequently engaged in efforts to promote a cohesive 'Northern' literary community, distinct from that which existed in London and Dublin. It suggests that it was this cohesion - at turns inclusive and confining - which ultimately challenged the Belfast poets to find their individual voices.

Reading Postwar British and Irish Poetry

By Michael Thurston,Nigel Alderman
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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Isbn : 1118619811
  • Pages : 352
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 323
  • File Pdf: reading-postwar-british-and-irish-poetry.pdf

Book Summary:

Combining detailed explorations of both mainstream andexperimental poets with a clear historical and literary overview,Reading Postwar British and Irish Poetry offers readers atall levels an ideal guide to the rich body of poetic workspublished in Britain and Ireland over the lasthalf-century. Features detailed discussions of individual poems that arewidely available in anthologies and selected poems volumes Pays explicit attention to how to read the poems,focusing on language and form and the institutional conditions ofliterary possibility in which poets worked Includes poets of all types and styles from throughout thepost-war period, including canonical and mainstream poets alongsideexperimental poets, women, and poets of color

A Companion to Contemporary British and Irish Poetry, 1960 - 2015

By David Malcolm,Wolfgang Gortschacher
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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Isbn : 111884324X
  • Pages : 656
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 941
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Book Summary:

A comprehensive and scholarly review of contemporary British and Irish Poetry With contributions from noted scholars in the field, A Companion to Contemporary British and Irish Poetry, 1960-2015 offers a collection of writings from a diverse group of experts. They explore the richness of individual poets, genres, forms, techniques, traditions, concerns, and institutions that comprise these two distinct but interrelated national poetries. Part of the acclaimed Blackwell Companion to Literature and Culture series, this book contains a comprehensive survey of the most important contemporary Irish and British poetry. The contributors provide new perspectives and positions on the topic. This important book: Explores the institutions, histories, and receptions of contemporary Irish and British poetry Contains contributions from leading scholars of British and Irish poetry Includes an analysis of the most prominent Irish and British poets Puts contemporary Irish and British poetry in context Written for students and academics of contemporary poetry, A Companion to Contemporary British and Irish Poetry, 1960-2015 offers a comprehensive review of contemporary poetry from a wide range of diverse contributors.

Irish Poetry: Politics, History, Negotiation

By S. Matthews
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 1349252905
  • Pages : 249
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 550
  • File Pdf: irish-poetry.pdf

Book Summary:

The award of the 1995 Nobel Prize for Literature to Seamus Heaney recognized not only the aesthetic achievement of his work, but also its political urgency. Here Steven Matthews presents a genealogy of Irish poetry which centres upon Heaney's recent preoccupation with the relations between poetry, politics and history. Writing from the perspective of Irish critical responses to the poetry, he discusses a wide range of work from John Hewitt through Heaney himself to Paul Muldoon. All of these poets have been inspired directly or indirectly by the situation in the North of Ireland. Placing the poems in their historical context, the author also analyses how these poets have reacted to the influence of W.B. Yeats. This important book offers a new approach to Irish poetry, linking it for the first time to the crucial political and historical events which lie at its centre.