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The Cambridge Introduction to Modern Irish Poetry, 1800-2000
     

The Cambridge Introduction to Modern Irish Poetry, 1800-2000

by Justin Quinn
 

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Over the last two centuries, Ireland has produced some of the world's most outstanding and best-loved poets, from Thomas Moore to W. B. Yeats to Seamus Heaney. This introduction not only provides an essential overview of the history and development of poetry in Ireland, but also offers new approaches to the field. This lucid book offers a rich contextual background

Overview

Over the last two centuries, Ireland has produced some of the world's most outstanding and best-loved poets, from Thomas Moore to W. B. Yeats to Seamus Heaney. This introduction not only provides an essential overview of the history and development of poetry in Ireland, but also offers new approaches to the field. This lucid book offers a rich contextual background and pays close attention to the major poems and poets. Readers and students of Irish poetry will learn much from Quinn's sharp and critically acute account.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521609258
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2008
Series:
Cambridge Introductions to Literature Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

Meet the Author

Justin Quinn is Associate Professor of English and American Studies at the Charles University, Prague.

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