Genre(s): Literary Criticism
- June 1999 · 200pages · 216x135mm
- ·Paperback - 9780708315132
In this contribution to the study of both Anglo-Irish literature and modern poetry, the author brings an informed contextual awareness to the work of W.B. Yeats, Seamus Heaney, Derek Mahon, Michael Longley, Austin Clarke, Padraic Fallon, Louis MacNeice, Paul Muldoon and Ciaran Carson.
'...written and argued with enviable subtlety and acuity.' TLS
'...one of our best academic critics of contemporary poetry, and this book will serve to enhance his reputation. It is a lucid and intelligent account of a number of Irish poets, from Yeats, through Austin Clarke, Padraic Fallon and Louis MacNeice, to Seamus Heaney, Paul Muldoon and Tom Paulin, Derek Mahon, Michael Longly and Ciaran Carson.' PQR