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Mahon, Derek 1941-

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Works: 233 works in 491 publications in 3 languages and 9,451 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Drama  Biography 
Roles: Author, Compiler, Editor, Dedicatee, Translator, Contributor
Classifications: PR6063.A34, 821.914
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Selected poems by Derek Mahon( Book )
31 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,099 libraries worldwide
Poems, 1962-1978 by Derek Mahon( Book )
11 editions published between 1979 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 492 libraries worldwide
The hunt by night by Derek Mahon( Book )
18 editions published between 1982 and 1995 in English and held by 419 libraries worldwide
Mahon is always poised, but his poise is that of a man balanced on the edge of the abyss. What gives Mahon's work its secret weight is absence, the hollow heavy ache of all that is not there: happiness, love, family, the cherished place, whatever. -- John Banville, The New York Review of Books. Derek Mahon has one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary poetry, Irish or otherwise. He is a witty Romantic, a Belfast Keats with a Popean sting. Mahon can be tragic, but he's never gloomy. -- Brendan Kennelly, The Irish Times
Night-crossing by Derek Mahon( Book )
8 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
Collected poems by Derek Mahon( Book )
14 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
This book brings together, in updated form, the poems the author "wishes to preserve" from the work of forty years
The snow party by Derek Mahon( Book )
6 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 309 libraries worldwide
Derek Mahon ( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 301 libraries worldwide
"Derek Mahon, born in Belfast, is one of the most important Irish poets writing today. Mr. Mahon's rich, elegant, and elegiac poetry exemplifies the creative vitality of contemporary Irish verse. He has published more than 12 books of poetry, as well as several verse translations. Derek Mahon, who received a Lannan Poetry Fellowship, read from his Selected poems on March 8, 1994, and talked with Michael Silverblatt"--Container
Journalism : selected prose 1970-1995 by Derek Mahon( Book )
5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 266 libraries worldwide
Derek Mahon, best known as a poet, worked as a freelance journalist for many years, and his first prose book brings together a selection of his feature articles, lectures and book reviews. Some of these, like the essays on MacNeice and Beckett, Brian Moore and J.G. Farrell, are seriously 'literary' in nature; while others, like the reports from Coleraine, Rome and Los Angeles, are more discursive and relaxed, if not downright mischievous
The yellow book by Derek Mahon( Book )
9 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
The Hudson letter by Derek Mahon( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Lives by Derek Mahon( Book )
7 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
Antarctica by Derek Mahon( Book )
5 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 148 libraries worldwide
High time : a comedy in one act based on Molière's The school for husbands by Derek Mahon( Book )
4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
Cyrano de Bergerac : a new version of Edmond Rostand's 'heroic comedy' by Derek Mahon( Book )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Life on Earth by Derek Mahon( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
'Life on Earth' is a collection of poetry by Derek Mahon
The Bacchae : after Euripides by Derek Mahon( Book )
6 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Poems by Patrick MacDonogh( Book )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Dylan Thomas : poems by Dylan Thomas( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Harbour lights by Derek Mahon( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
The chimeras : a version of Les chimères by Gérard de Nerval by Derek Mahon( Book )
5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
 
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English (192)
Italian (4)
French (1)
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