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A broken line : Denis Devlin and Irish poetic modernism

Author: Alex Davis
Publisher: Dublin : University College Dublin Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is a study of one of the most important poets of the mid 20th-century. At the time of his death, Denis Devlin was Irish ambassador to Italy. This book looks at Devlin's work within the aftermath of the Irish literary revival and Anglo-American and French modernism and then relates it to the work of Devlin's contemporaries (such as Thomas McGreevy, Brian Coffey and Samuel Beckett) and to modernism poets since  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Davis, Alex.
Broken line.
Dublin : University College Dublin Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606348911
Named Person: Denis Devlin; Denis Devlin; Denis Devlin
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Davis
ISBN: 1900621363 9781900621366 1900621371 9781900621373
OCLC Number: 43338901
Description: xi, 212 p. : port. ; 24 cm.
Contents: A Broken Line --
Irish poetic modernisms --
Communications from the Eiffel Tower --
Intercessions --
With mullioned Europe shattered --
Lough Derg and Other Poems --
Heart-affairs diplomat --
Later poems --
Devlin, "the thirties generation" and new writers --
Coda: "no narrative easy in the mind" --
The Irish neo-avant garde.
Responsibility: Alex Davis.

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"This is a study of one of the most important poets of the mid 20th-century. At the time of his death, Denis Devlin was Irish ambassador to Italy. This book looks at Devlin's work within the aftermath of the Irish literary revival and Anglo-American and French modernism and then relates it to the work of Devlin's contemporaries (such as Thomas McGreevy, Brian Coffey and Samuel Beckett) and to modernism poets since his death."--BOOK JACKET.

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