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Modern Irish and Scottish poetry

Peter Mackay

Modern Irish and Scottish poetry

by Peter Mackay

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scottish authors,
  • Rhymers" Club (London, England),
  • English poetry,
  • Irish authors,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Peter Mackay, Edna Longley and Fran Brearton
    ContributionsCrotty, Patrick, 1952-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR8771 .M62 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 336 pages ;
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24915000M
    ISBN 100521196027
    ISBN 109780521196024
    LC Control Number2010052383
    OCLC/WorldCa694080477

    In this regard, especially, An Anthology of Modern Irish Poetry is a notable success. ” —Bill Coyle, New Criterion “ An incredible bargain, this beautifully produced book (the spacious creamy pages are a great comfort to screen-weary eyeballs), with compact introduction and judicious notes by the editor, has a . Anthologies of Irish Poetry. Simon Armitage & Robert Crawford The Penguin Book of Poetry from Britain and Ireland since (Penguin) Neil Astley Poetry with an Edge (Bloodaxe) Neil Astley Staying Alive: Real Poems for Unreal Times (Bloodaxe) Sebastian Barry The Inherited Boundaries: Younger Poets of the Republic of Ireland (Dolmen) Louis Bell Remembered Kisses: An Illustrated Anthology of.

    This page is dedicated to the Contemporary Irish Poets and Poems. The poets listed below were either born in Ireland or else published much of their poetry while living in that country. In this regard, especially, An Anthology of Modern Irish Poetry is a notable success." --Bill Coyle New Criterion, 1st June About the Author. Wes Davis is a former assistant professor of English at Yale University. He has written on British and American literature for publications ranging from the Southwest Review and Parnassus to the Wall /5(9).

    The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary British and Irish Poetry offers thirty-eight chapters of ground breaking research that form a collaborative guide to the many groupings and movements, the locations and styles, as well as concerns (aesthetic, political, cultural and ethical) that have helped shape contemporary poetry in Britain and Ireland. Modern Scottish Gaelic Poems by Donald MacAulay Translated from the Gaelic by Donald MacAulay With a contribution by Donald MacAulay Although the number of Gaelic speakers has declined during the twentieth century, the last forty years have seen an astonishing flowering of Scottish Gaelic poetry, much of it in the modern idiom.


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