Poets of modern Ireland

text, context, intertext by Neil Corcoran

Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press in Carbondale

Written in English
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  • Ireland,
  • Northern Ireland
  • Subjects:

    • English poetry -- Irish authors -- History and criticism,
    • Literature and history -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century,
    • Intertextuality,
    • Ireland -- Intellectual life -- 20th century,
    • Northern Ireland -- In literature,
    • Ireland -- In literature
    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-215) and index.

      StatementNeil Corcoran.
      LC ClassificationsPR8771 .C67 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 223 p. ;
      Number of Pages223
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL40287M
      ISBN 100809322900
      LC Control Number99030718

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The selection of what the Poetry Book Society believes is the best of the emerging poets from the UK and Ireland who published their first. Ireland has produced several great poets including two Nobel prize winners in WB Yeats and Seamus Heaney.

Here we present Ireland’s favourite poems as voted for by readers of the Irish Times. We have added notes and analysis on some of the most popular. The Lake Isle of Innisfree by W. Yeats. He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven by W. In Poets of Modern Ireland: Text, Context, Intertext, Neil Corcoran discusses the work of Seamus Heaney, Derek Mahon, Michael Longley, Austin Clarke, Padraic Fallon, Louis MacNeice, and Ciaran Carson, constructing a critical account of the poets' work and putting it in the context of the contemporary debate surrounding their work.

Her poetry has been widely broadcast, translated and anthologised including in, The Harvard Anthology of Modern Irish Poetry, USA (), The Wake Forest Book of Irish Women Poets, USA (), Femmes d’Irlande en Poésie,ed Clíona Ní Ríordáin, Lines of Vision, The National Gallery of Ireland, Irish poetry includes poetry in two languages, Irish and English.

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Poets of Modern Ireland: Text, Context, Intertext is a major contribution to the critical reception of a poetry which has been the focus of some of the most intense and vital contemporary critical debates in Britain, Ireland and America. The Great Book of Ireland, a gallery and anthology of modern Irish art and poetry, was a project which began in The book was published in and in January it was acquired by University College Cork for $1 million.

Get this from a library. Poets of modern Ireland: text, context, intertext. [Neil Corcoran] -- Corcoran discusses the work of Seamus Heaney, Derek Mahon and Michael Longley, among others. He constructs a critical account of the poets work, putting it into context to the contemporary debate.

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