Thomas Kinsella: The Peppercanister Poems

Thomas Kinsella: The Peppercanister Poems

by Derval Tubridy


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This work opens new ground in Kinsella studies. Rooted in a comprehensive examination of the recently opened Kinsella papers, Derval Tubridy establishes the source material for the poetry and provides incisive readings of the poems that demonstrate t

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ISBN-13: 9781900621533
Publisher: DUFOUR
Publication date: 06/18/2001
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.16(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ix

Abbreviations xi

Introduction 1

1 Elegiac Concerns 13

Butchers Dozen 14

A Selected Life 25

Vertical Man 32

The Good Fight 41

2 Psychic Geography 56

One 56

A Technical Supplement 75

Song of the Night and Other Poems 94

The Messenger 105

3 Historical Particulars 118

Songs of the Psyche 120

Her Vertical Smile 132

Out of Ireland 146

St Catherine's Clock 154

4 Political Matters 166

One Fond Embrace 166

Personal Places 174

Poems from Centre City 183

Madonna and Other Poems 195

Open Court 206

Conclusion 215

The Pen Shop 216

The Familiar 221

Godhead 224

Notes 230

Selected Bibliography 254

Index 264

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