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Fallon, Peter 1951-

Overview
Works: 109 works in 228 publications in 1 language and 4,989 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Didactic poetry, Latin  Drama  Commentaries 
Roles: Author, Editor, Interviewee
Classifications: PA6807.G4, 873.01
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The Georgics by Virgil ( )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part agricultural manual, part political poem and allegory, the Georgics' scenes are real and vivid, and the poet-farmer Peter Fallon restores to life the sights, sounds, and textures of the ancient Italian landscape. - ;'A countryman cleaves earth with his crooked plough. Such is the labour. of his life. So he sustains his native land ... '. Virgil's affectionate poem of the land does not admit brief excerpts, any more than the labour of the farmer can easily be shortened. His verse, descriptive and narrative, brings us the disappointments as well as the rewards of the countryman's year-round
Soft day : a miscellany of contemporary Irish writing ( Book )
6 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Writers : a sense of Ireland : new works by 44 Irish writers ( Book )
9 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After the wake : twenty-one prose works including previously unpublished material by Brendan Behan ( Book )
15 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
News of the world : selected poems by Peter Fallon ( Book )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collected poems by Michael Hartnett ( Book )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected & new poems by Michael Hartnett ( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The second voyage : poems by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin ( Book )
4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected poems by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A selection and major retrospective of one of Ireland's most distinguished poets, Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin
A book of strays by Michael Hartnett ( Book )
6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
‘A genuine maverick . . . a mixture of coruscating satire, rhapsodic lyricism and humane vernacular . . . ' –– The Sunday Times Michael Hartnett subscribed always to the idea of the poet as a chronicler of his race: ‘I have tried to write for the people . . . ' begins one of the poems in this collection of ballads, satires, squibs and other occasional verses. As he casts his eye on ‘the state of the nation', on local shopkeepers' and publicans' greed (‘The Ballad of Salad Sunday'), or curses ‘those who stole our cat', he connects with sources in ancient traditions. The centrepiece, ‘Ma
Virgil's Georgics a new verse translation by Virgil ( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this masterful new verse translation, Virgil's Georgics speaks as powerfully to our times as it did to the ancient poet's. Janet Lembke presents this unsurpassed nature poem in an American idiom that is both elegant and sensitive to the meaning and rhythm of Virgil's original paean to the earth. Book jacket."--BOOK JACKET
Collected poems by Ciaran Carson ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ciaran Carson's 'Collected Poems', published on the occasion of his 60th birthday, gathers work from eight collections
Eye to eye by Peter Fallon ( Book )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Winter work by Peter Fallon ( Book )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The headgear of the tribe : selected poems by Desmond O'Grady ( Book )
4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The company of horses by Peter Fallon ( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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The news and weather by Peter Fallon ( Book )
3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tarry Flynn : a play in three acts based on the novel by Patrick Kavanagh by Peter Fallon ( Book )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A farewell to English by Michael Hartnett ( Book )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Woman and scarecrow by Marina Carr ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A passionate woman?mother of eight children and wife to a remorseful husband?now facing death, looks back over her life and asks what could have been"--Page 4 of cover
 
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Languages
English (108)
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