Collected Poems: Austin Clarke

Collected Poems: Austin Clarke


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Collected Poems: Austin Clarke by Austin Clarke

Long out of print, these collected poems reflect the career of one of the best Irish poets of the 20th century, as important as Patrick Kavanagh, Thomas Kinsella, or Seamus Heaney. His work is distinguished by the influence of Gaelic poetry and was important in drawing the public's attention to the Irish modernists. This collection was compiled in 1974—the year of Clarke's death—and has been updated with a new introduction and expanded notes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781857548259
Publisher: Carcanet Press, Limited
Publication date: 12/01/2008
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Austin Clarke, born in Dublin in 1896, was one of the leading Irish poets in the generation after W. B. Yeats. He reviewed poetry for the Irish Times for more than 20 years, broadcast a weekly poetry program on Radio Eireann, and wrote plays, novels, and memoirs. He died in 1974. Dardis Clarke is the poet’s son and a poet in his own right.

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