The Cambridge Companion to Contemporary Irish Poetry / Edition 1

The Cambridge Companion to Contemporary Irish Poetry / Edition 1

by Matthew Campbell
     
 

A unique 2003 introduction to major figures such as Seamus Heaney, as well as significant precursors and vital contemporary poets.See more details below

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A unique 2003 introduction to major figures such as Seamus Heaney, as well as significant precursors and vital contemporary poets.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521012454
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2003
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
314
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on contributors
Preface
Chronology
1Ireland in poetry: 1999, 1949, 19691
2From Irish mode to modernisation: the poetry of Austin Clarke21
3Patrick Kavanagh and antipastoral42
4Louis MacNeice: irony and responsibility59
5The Irish modernists and their legacy76
6Poetry of the 1960s: the 'Northern Ireland Renaissance'94
7Violence in Seamus Heaney's poetry113
8Mahon and Longley: place and placelessness133
9Between two languages: poetry in Irish, English and Irish English149
10Boland, McGuckian, Ni Chuilleanain and the body of the nation169
11Sonnets, centos and long lines: Muldoon, Paulin, McGuckian and Carson189
12Performance and dissent: Irish poets in the public sphere209
13Irish poets and the world229
14Irish poetry into the twenty-first century250
Further reading268
Index285

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