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The sea of disappointment : Thomas Kinsella's pursuit of the real

Author: Andrew Fitzsimons
Publisher: Dublin : University College Dublin Press ; [Chester Springs, PA] : [U.S. distributor, Dufour Editions], ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Considered to be one of the most inventive of the contemporary Irish poets, Thomas Kinsella is credited with bringing modernism to Irish verse. Kinsella uses sensitive language to deal with primal aspects of the human experience. His early writing, "Poems" (1956) and "Another September" (1958) established him as a new voice in Irish poetry. The peak of Kinsella's success came with the founding of the Peppercanister  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fitzsimons, Andrew.
Sea of disappointment.
Dublin : University College Dublin Press ; [Chester Springs, PA : U.S. distributor, Dufour Editions], ©2008
(OCoLC)679452820
Named Person: Thomas Kinsella; Thomas Kinsella; Thomas Kinsella
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Fitzsimons
ISBN: 1904558984 9781904558989 9781904558972 1904558976
OCLC Number: 195741561
Description: xiv. 258 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction: the border marches / Of the Real; Alone we make symbols of love; Futility flogs a tambourine; I think this is the Sea of Disappointment; The beginning / must be inward. Turn inward; And I always remembered / who and what I am; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Andrew Fitzsimons.
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Offers a chronological journey through the structural and thematic development of Thomas Kinsella's poetic writing. This book shows that his poetry is driven, despite the apparent rift between its  Read more...

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'Andrew Fitzsimons [has] been helped by the poet himself, but [has] also rummaged through the trove at Emory to great effect. The result is [a] highly informative book with which to celebrate the Read more...

 
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