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Maurice Riordan - The Finest Music: Early Irish Lyrics - 9780571298020 - 9780571298020
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The Finest Music: Early Irish Lyrics

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Description for The Finest Music: Early Irish Lyrics Paperback. In a series of timeless and modern-day renditions, the author introduces us to the poems that founded Ireland's rich literature. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; DCQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 15. Weight in Grams: 200.
In a series of timeless and modern-day renditions, Maurice Riordan brilliantly introduces us to the poems that founded Ireland's rich literature. Memorable and accessible, these early lyrics are presented in their classic incarnations by literary giants from both sides of the Irish Sea: in examples by W. H. Auden, Flann O'Brien, Alfred Lord Tennyson, John Montague, Robert Graves and Frank O'Connor. But the anthology is much more than a survey of canonical texts; through a series of specially commissioned poems, fresh eyes are brought to bear on these ancient poems: by Seamus Heaney and Eilean Ni Chuilleanain, by Paul Muldoon ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
New
Number of Pages
176
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780571298020
SKU
9780571298020
Shipping Time
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About Maurice Riordan
Maurice Riordan was born in 1953 in Lisgoold, Co. Cork. His first collection, A Word from the Loki (1995) was nominated for the T. S. Eliot Prize. Floods (2000) was a Book of the Year in both the Sunday Times and Irish Times. The Holy Land (2007) won the Michael Hartnett Award. He has taught at Imperial College and Goldsmiths ... Read more

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