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The poetry of Derek Mahon

Hugh Haughton

The poetry of Derek Mahon

by Hugh Haughton

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • In literature,
  • Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [373]-382) and index.

    StatementHugh Haughton
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6063.A34 Z69 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 402 p. :
    Number of Pages402
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24810439M
    ISBN 109780199592623, 9780199215447
    LC Control Number2011380842

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      The Penguin Book of Contemporary Irish Poetry, edited by Peter Fallon and Derek Mahon, Penguin Books, , pp. Poem on a website If you accessed the poem on a website, include the name of the website and the URL. This newly expanded collection of Derek Mahon's poems includes substantial portions of two earlier volumes, The Hudson Letter and The Yellow Book, and concludes with even more recent work. Mahon blends a respect for structure with a modernist style in evocative verses that are.


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Derek Mahon is widely regarded as one of the most talented and innovative Irish poets of the late 20th century. Affiliated with the generation of young poets from Northern Ireland who rose to prominence in the s and s, Mahon is best known for illuminating the ordinary aspects of daily life through his skillfully crafted verse.

Often working in received forms, Mahon’s lucid, sculpted. Review from previous edition: "With its bibliographical thoroughness, attention to biography, manuscripts friendships, and politics, its coverage of Mahon's jounralism, reviews and translations as well as the poetry, and its extended close readings The Poetry of Derek Mahon is the model of what a book on a single poet out to be"Cited by: 'The Poetry of Derek Mahon' is the model of what a book on a single poet ought to be.

Lucy McDiarmid, Times Literary Supplement With its bibliographical thoroughness, attention to biography, manuscripts friendships, and politics, its coverage of Mahon's jounralism, reviews and translations as well as the poetry, and its extended close readings The Poetry of Derek Mahon is the model of what a Cited by: Get this from a library.

The poetry of Derek Mahon. [Hugh Haughton] -- "Derek Mahon, born in Belfast inis one of the leading poets of his time, both in Ireland and beyond, famously offering a perspective that is displaced from as much as grounded in his native.

The Poetry of Derek Mahon The Poetry of Derek Mahon Derek Mahon is a poet of outstanding skill and exceptional ability. I enormously enjoy Mahon because The poetry of Derek Mahon book this. He takes on piles of different personnae as a poet.

It is clear to see that people. Derek Mahon, (born NovemBelfast, Northern Ireland), Northern Irish poet and translator who explored contemporary themes through verse with classical formal structure.

Mahon studied at Trinity College in Dublin and at the Sorbonne in Paris before teaching in England and the United States.

Before returning to Ireland, Mahon lived in London, where he adapted literary texts for. Just as elusive, Derek Mahon has maintained a cautious distance from schools and groups (whether literary or political), and is sceptical of the Author: Paul Batchelor.

Derek Mahon is widely regarded as one of the most talented and innovative Irish poets of the late 20th century. Affiliated with the generation of young poets from Northern Ireland who rose to prominence in the s and s, Mahon is best known for illuminating.

Poem of the Week: “How to Live” by Derek Mahon. The final months of the year are always stressful, but Thanksgiving offers a welcome pause from the day-to-day chaos to reflect on things in our lives for which we are grateful, surrounded by people we love.

We can prepare for the holiday season and reflect on the year as it draws to a close. Derek Mahon, from Selected Poems. I first read Derek Mahon’s ‘Everything is Going to be All Right’ as an undergraduate, somewhere towards the end of my degree, at a stage of life when everything did indeed seem hopeful and untainted by disaster and breakdown.

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I must say I really like his poetry. Whereas too many poets are content simply to just go on and on about the. Poem Hunter all poems of by Derek Mahon poems.

23 poems of Derek Mahon. Phenomenal Woman, Still I Rise, The Road Not Taken, If You Forget Me, Dreams. The poetry of Derek Mahon.

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The following conversation took place at Derek Mahon’s studio apartment in the West Village of New York City, not long after his Selected Poems () had been published in more volumes of poetry have appeared since that conversation—The Hudson Letter (), The Yellow Book (), and his Collected Poems ()—as well as a volume of critical writing, Journalism ().

The Saturday poem: Mythistorema, by Derek Mahon. Sat, Oct 7,The Book Club Click to join in the discussion about this month's book, New poetry Poem of the week: A Mighty. Against the Clock review: fizzingly exuberant poems Derek Mahon’s latest work testifies to the unflagging spirit of a fine poet Derek Mahon: there is a marked consolatory note in nearly all his.

A life in poetry: Derek Mahon's work is often linked with that of his Northern Irish peers, Seamus Heaney and Michael Longley. But he argues that Belfast's literary tradition has deeper roots.

After collecting quite a lot of research on Derek Mahon and finishing the book After the Titanic A Life of Derek Mahon, I am going to start reading through quite a lot of his poetry. I have read quite a few already, but Hugh Haughton's book The Poetry of Derek Mahon arrived a few weeks ago, so here goes.

Derek Mahon poems, quotations and biography on Derek Mahon poet page. Read all poems of Derek Mahon and infos about Derek Mahon. Derek Mahon (born 23 November ) is a Northern Irish poet. This newly expanded collection of Derek Mahon's poems includes substantial portions of two earlier volumes, The Hudson Letter and The Yellow Book, and concludes with even more recent blends a respect for structure with a modernist style in evocative verses that are abstract yet substantial and combines solid images from nature with elusive, complex human/5(8).

But for those of Heaney's own generation, it's all taken a little longer: the first full-length study of Michael Longley appeared in ; and Hugh Haughton's eagerly-awaited The Poetry of Derek Mahon is a pioneering book, opening up the work of one of Ireland's most accomplished poets to detailed and sustained critical scrutiny for the first Author: Fran Brearton.Unlaunched Books Unlaunched Books podcast is a weekly virtual festival, masquerading as a podcast.

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