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Ormsby, Frank 1947-

Overview
Works: 46 works in 168 publications in 1 language and 2,860 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  History  Political poetry  Biography  Records and correspondence  Fiction  Literature 
Roles: Author, Editor, Singer, Other
Classifications: PR6065.R693, 821.914
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Most widely held works about Frank Ormsby
 
Most widely held works by Frank Ormsby
Poets from the north of Ireland by Frank Ormsby( Book )

26 editions published between 1979 and 1999 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A store of candles by Frank Ormsby( Book )

16 editions published between 1977 and 1986 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected poems of John Hewitt by John Harold Hewitt( Book )

13 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rage for order : poetry of the Northern Ireland Troubles( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fireflies by Frank Ormsby( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Ormsby's new collection travels among places strange and familiar: from the shaping memories of an upbringing in rural County Fermanagh, to a Belfast reinventing itself in a new century and the exhilarating novelty of America. In the first part of Fireflies Ormsby explores the past and vibrant present of an area of New York State which he has visited for the past twelve years. It remains to him as elusive as the 'fugitive selves' of the fireflies of the title. The latter part of the book engages with the poet's experience of his native Northern Ireland the sour legacy of the Troubles, th
A northern spring by Frank Ormsby( Book )

8 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The darkness of snow by Frank Ormsby( Book )

8 editions published in 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ghost train by Frank Ormsby( Book )

7 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems which includes "typically direct and honest love poems, elegies for his father, poems with a sporting emphasis, and a sequence which reflects the joys and anxieties of expectant parenthood against a background of violence and ceasefire in the North of Ireland."--Cover
The Long embrace : twentieth century Irish love poems( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Northern windows : an anthology of Ulster autobiography( Book )

7 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hip flask : short poems from Ireland( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thine in storm and calm : an Amanda McKittrick Ros reader by Amanda McKittrick Ros( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goat's milk : new & selected poems by Frank Ormsby( Book )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems by John Harold Hewitt( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blackbird's nest : an anthology of poetry from Queen's University Belfast( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Being walked by a dog by Frank Ormsby( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ripe for company by Frank Ormsby( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Business as usual by Frank Ormsby( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Inward eye : a poetry anthology( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Parkinson's Poems by Frank Ormsby( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The hip flask : short poems from Ireland
Alternative Names
Frank Ormsby Brits dichter

Frank Ormsby Northern Irish poet

Languages
English (141)

Covers
The hip flask : short poems from IrelandSelected poemsThe blackbird's nest : an anthology of poetry from Queen's University Belfast