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Irish Poems
by Matthew McGuire


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Irish Poems is a treasury of poetry from the Emerald Isle, stretching back fourteen centuries.

From the romantic ballad to the rebel song, from devotional Christian verse to revivals of ancient Celtic myth, poetry has long been Ireland's most eloquent response to its turbulent and colorful history.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Irish Poems is a treasury of poetry from the Emerald Isle, stretching back fourteen centuries.

From the romantic ballad to the rebel song, from devotional Christian verse to revivals of ancient Celtic myth, poetry has long been Ireland's most eloquent response to its turbulent and colorful history. Irish Poems gives us a dazzling selection from a long and distinguished poetic tradition, ranging from the earliest Gaelic bards up to the present. Organized around such themes as politics, religion, Gaelic culture, the Irish landscape, and matters of the heart, the poems collected here come from a wide range of writers old and new, including such literary giants as Jonathan Swift, Oliver Goldsmith, Oscar Wilde, W. B. Yeats, J. M. Synge, Samuel Beckett, Louis MacNeice, Patrick Kavanagh, Paul Muldoon, Evan Boland, Seamus Heaney, and many more.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780307594983
  • ISBN-10: 030759498X
  • Publisher: Everyman's Library
  • Publish Date: February 2011
  • Page Count: 240
  • Dimensions: 6.62 x 4.26 x 0.73 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.49 pounds

Series: Borzoi Books

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Books > Poetry > European - English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh

 
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