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24%OFFLouis De (Ed) Paor - Leabhar na hAthghabhala: Poems of Repossession - 9781780372990 - 9781780372990
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Leabhar na hAthghabhala: Poems of Repossession

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Description for Leabhar na hAthghabhala: Poems of Repossession Paperback. First comprehensive critical anthology of modern poetry in Irish with English translations. Launch by President of Ireland and publicity linking with 1916- 2016 centenary coverage. Irish-English bilingual edition. Editor(s): de Paor, Louis. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: DCQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 161 x 233 x 37. Weight in Grams: 914.
This is the first comprehensive critical anthology of modern poetry in Irish with English translations. It forms a sequel to Sean O Tuama and Thomas Kinsella's pioneering anthology, An Duanaire 1600-1900 / Poems of the Dispossessed (1981), but features many more poems in covering the work of 26 poets from the past century. It includes poems by Padraig Mac Piarais and Liam S. Gogan from the revival period (1893-1939), and a generous selection from the work of Mairtin O Direain, Sean O Riordain and Maire Mhac an tSaoi, who transformed writing in Irish in the decades following the Second World ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Bloodaxe Books Ltd
Condition
New
Number of Pages
544
Place of Publication
Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781780372990
SKU
9781780372990
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About Louis De (Ed) Paor
Louis de Paor was born in 1961 in Cork. He has been Director of the Centre for Irish Studies at NUI Galway since 2000. His most recent bilingual editions of his own poetry are Ag Greadadh Bas sa Reilig / Clapping in the Cemetery (2005) and Agus Rud Eile De / And Another Thing (2010), both from Clo Iar-Chonnachta, and ... Read more

Reviews for Leabhar na hAthghabhala: Poems of Repossession
Every so often... a book arrives which shows the possibility of reconsidering and reconceiving the way poetry works in Ireland: Leabhar Na hAthghabhala: Poems of Repossession (Clo Iar-Chonnacht/Bloodaxe) is one of those books... This is a terrific, open introduction to a century of Irish-language poetry and its connections and conjunctions animate the debates and breakthroughs and experiments, successful and otherwise, ... Read more

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