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Irish Poems : Everyman's Library Pocket Poets - Matthew Mcguire

Irish Poems

Everyman's Library Pocket Poets

Hardcover Published: 1st February 2011
ISBN: 9780307594983
Number Of Pages: 240

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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. 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.

ISBN: 9780307594983
ISBN-10: 030759498X
Series: Everyman's Library Pocket Poets
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 1st February 2011
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 16.4 x 11.1  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.23
Edition Number: 1