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The poet's chair : the first nine years of the Ireland Chair of Poetry

Author: John Montague; Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill; Paul Durcan
Publisher: Dublin : Lilliput Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Celebrating nearly a decade of the Ireland Chair of Poetry, The Poet's Chair brings together public lectures given by the first three Professors of Poetry, John Montague, Nuala Nu Dhomnhail and Paul Durcan, during their time in tenure." "This collection highlights the intellectual strength and diversity of Ireland's poetic elite and affirms the reputation of the Ireland Chair of Poetry as a vibrant and flourishing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poésie irlandaise de langue anglaise
Poésie irlandaise de langue anglaise - 21e siècle
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Montague, John.
Poet's chair.
Dublin : Lilliput Press, 2008
(OCoLC)608499857
Named Person: Anthony Cronin; Michael Hartnett; Harry Clifton
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Montague; Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill; Paul Durcan
ISBN: 9781843510949 1843510944 9781843510956 1843510952
OCLC Number: 214284949
Language Note: Chiefly in English; some Irish.
Notes: "Brings together public lectures given by the first three Ireland Professors of Poetry ... during their time in tenure ... analysis of the work of Anthony Cronin, Michael Hartnett and Harry Clifton"--Jacket.
Description: xiv, 264 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: John Montague; 1. 'The Bag Apron' (memoir of a writer's apprenticeship); 2. 'Short Thoughts on a Long Poem'; 3. 'On Translation'; Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill; 4. 'Kismet, or the Workings of Destiny' (account of the Irish poet's arrival as a bride in Turkey); 5. 'Parnassus in Kerry'; 6. 'A Language Odyssey'; Paul Durcan; 7. 'Cronin's Cantos'; 8. 'Hartnett's Farewell'; 9. 'The Mountain and Mahomet'; Belfast and Dublin launchings in autumn.
Other Titles: Ireland Chair of Poetry
Responsibility: John Montague, Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill, Paul Durcan ; foreword by Seamus Heaney ; preface by Donnell Deeny.

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A collection of essays presenting nine keynote lectures/presentations given by three successive holders of the Ireland Chair of Poetry, between 2004 and 2007.  Read more...

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