The Oxford Handbook of Modern Irish Poetry

Author:   Fran Brearton ,  Alan A. Gillis
Publisher:   Oxford University Press
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9780199561247


Pages:   744
Publication Date:   01 November 2012
Format:   Hardback
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Author:   Fran Brearton ,  Alan A. Gillis
Publisher:   Oxford University Press
Imprint:   Oxford University Press
Dimensions:   Width: 18.40cm , Height: 4.70cm , Length: 24.90cm
Weight:   1.454kg
ISBN:  

9780199561247


ISBN 10:   0199561249
Pages:   744
Publication Date:   01 November 2012
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  College/higher education ,  Professional & Vocational ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
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PART I: POETRY AND THE REVIVAL 1: Matthew Campbell: Recovering Ancient Ireland 2: Warwick Gould: Yeats and Symbolism 3: Michael O'Neill: Yeats, Clarke, and The Irish Poet's Relationship with English PART II: THE POETRY OF WAR 4: Jim Haughey: 'The Roses are Torn': Ireland's War Poets 5: Gerald Dawe: 'Pledged to Ireland': The Poets and Poems of Easter 1916 6: Edna Longley: W. B. Yeats: Poetry and Violence PART III: MODERNISM AND TRADITIONALISM 7: Edward Larrissy: Yeats, Eliot, and the Idea of Tradition 8: Susan Schriebman: Irish Poetic Modernism: Portrait of the Artist in Exile 9: David Wheatley: Samuel Beckett: Exile and Experiment 10: Dillon Johnston: Voice & Voiceprints: Joyce and Recent Irish Poetry PART IV: MID-CENTURY IRISH POETRY 11: Kit Fryatt: Patrick Kavanagh's 'Potentialities' 12: Thomas Walker: MacNeice Among His Contemporaries: 1939 and 1941 13: Richard Kirkland: The Poetics of Partition: Poetry and Northern Ireland in the 1940s 14: John McAuliffe: Disturbing Irish Poetry: Kinsella and Clarke 1951-1962 15: Jonathan Allison: Memory and Starlight in Late MacNeice PART V: POETRY & THE ARTS 16: Neil Corcoran: Modern Irish Poetry and the Visual Arts: Yeats to Heaney 17: Damien Keane: Poetry, Music, and Reproduced Sound 18: Rui Carvalho Homem: 'Private Relations': Selves, Poems, and Paintings Durcan to Morrissey 19: Peter Mackay: Contemporary Northern Irish Poetry and Romanticism PART VI: ON THE BORDERS: A FURTHER LOOK AT THE LANGUAGE QUESTION 20: Aodan Mac Poilin: 'Ghosts of Metrical Procedures': Translations from the Irish 21: Eric Falci: Translation as Collaboration: Ni Dhomhnaill and Muldoon 22: Justin Quinn: Incoming: Irish Poetry and Translation 23: Paul Simpson: A Stylistic Analysis of Modern Irish Poetry PART VII: POETRY & POLITICS: 1970S & 1980S 24: Heather Clark: Befitting Emblems: The Early 1970s 25: Shane Alcobia-Murphy: 'Neurosis of Sand': Authority, Memory, and the Hunger Strike 26: John Redmond: Engagements with the Public Sphere in the Poetry of Paul Durcan and Brendan Kennelly 27: Leontia Flynn: Domestic Violences: Medbh McGuckian and Irish Women s Writing in the 1980s PART VIII: CULTURAL LANDSCAPES 28: Gail McConnell: Catholic Art and Culture: Clarke to Heaney 29: Elmer Kennedy-Andrews: In Belfast 30: Peter McDonald: 'Our Lost Lives': Protestantism and Northern Irish Poetry 31: Maria Johnston: Walking Dublin: Contemporary Irish Poets in the City PART IX: THE POET AS CRITIC 32: Hugh Haughton: The Irish Poet as Critic 33: Steven Matthews: The Poet as Anthologist 34: Jahan Ramazani: Irish Poetry and the News PART X: ON POETIC FORM 35: Alan Gillis: The Modern Irish Sonnet 36: Stephen Regan: Irish Elegy After Yeats 37: John Goodby: 'Repeat the changes change the repeats': Alternative Irish Poetry 38: Fran Brearton: 'The nothing-could-be-simpler-line': Form in Contemporary Irish Poetry PART XI: ON RECENT POETRY 39: Catriona Clutterbuck: New Irish Women Poets: The Evolution of (In)determinacy in Vona Groarke 40: Miriam Gamble: 'a potted peace / lily'? Northern Irish Poetry Since the Ceasefires

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As a whole, the work offers many astute analyses of poetic form, providing a rich understanding of literary movements in 20th-century Irish poetry... Essential. --Choice


Author Information

Fran Brearton is Reader in English at Queen's University Belfast. Her books include The Great War in Irish Poetry(2000), Reading Michael Longley(2006), and, as co-editor, Modern Irish & Scottish Poetry (2011) and Incorrigibly Plural: Louis MacNeice and His Legacy(2012). Alan Gillis is Lecturer in English at The University of Edinburgh, and editor of Edinburgh Review. His books include Irish Poetry of the 1930s(2005) and, as co-editor, The Edinburgh Introduction to Studying English Literature (2010), as well as three collections of poetry: Here Comes the Night(2010), Hawks and Doves (2007) and Somebody, Somewhere(2004)

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