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Sweeney, Matthew 1952-

Overview
Works: 125 works in 316 publications in 4 languages and 5,063 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Poetry  Fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Other, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Matthew Sweeney
Publications by Matthew Sweeney
Most widely held works about Matthew Sweeney
 
Most widely held works by Matthew Sweeney
On Golden Pond by Mark Rydell( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,302 libraries worldwide
Shows the conflicts between three generations as the Thayers, a crotchety old professor and his wife, spend their summer together on a lake in New England. The couple agrees to mind their estranged daughter's boyfriend's child, while daughter and boyfriend go on a trip. The boy bonds with the old man in a way his daughter never did. Shows the terrors and graces of aging
Writing poetry by Matthew Sweeney( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 306 libraries worldwide
A self-teaching guide to writing poetry that provides examples and exercises to improve the writer's voice as a poet, and covers mood, style, tone, and inspiration; and also includes information on prizes, festivals, performance poetry events, poetry on the Internet, and other related topics
Emergency kit : poems for strange times by Jo Shapcott( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 276 libraries worldwide
This collection includes poetry from the Antipodes, India, Africa and the Caribbean as well as the US and UK. It includes an introduction which puts the case against prejudices and narrownesses which have obscured understanding for too long
Writing poetry, and getting published by Matthew Sweeney( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
Teach Yourself Books
Fox by Matthew Sweeney( Book )
11 editions published between 1000 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Gerard is new to the city and spends much time on his bike exploring. By chance he comes across a homeless man - and his pet fox. Intrigued, he draws closer, and gradually strikes up a friendship with the man and his fox. A touching, moving story about a boy learning more of the world - and growing up
Blue shoes by Matthew Sweeney( Book )
8 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Beyond Bedlam : poems written out of mental distress ( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
The bridal suite by Matthew Sweeney( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and Latvian and held by 138 libraries worldwide
A smell of fish by Matthew Sweeney( Book )
6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
A round house by Matthew Sweeney( Book )
4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Selected poems by Matthew Sweeney( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Cacti by Matthew Sweeney( Book )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Sanctuary by Matthew Sweeney( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
The lame waltzer by Matthew Sweeney( Book )
4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Black moon by Matthew Sweeney( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Write poetry and get it published by Matthew Sweeney( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Horse Music / Matthew Sweeney by Matthew Sweeney( Book )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Matthew Sweeney's tenth collection of poems is as sinister as its dark forebears, but the notes he hits in Horse Music are lyrical and touching as well as disturbing and disquieting. Confronting him in these imaginative riffs are not just the perplexing animals and folklorish crows familiar from his earlier books, but also magical horses, ghosts, dwarfs and gnomes. Central to the book are a group of Berlin poems – introducing us to, among things, the birds of Chamissoplatz who warn of coming ecological disaster, or the horses who swim across the Wannsee to pay homage to Heinrich von Kleist in
Selected poems by Walter De la Mare( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
The new Faber book of children's verse ( Book )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Penguin modern poets by Helen Dunmore( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Matthew Sweeney irischer Schriftsteller
Matthew Sweeney Irish poet
Svīnijs, Metjū 1952-
Sweeny, M.
Sweeny, Matthew 1952-
スウィーニー, マシュー
Languages
English (77)
German (5)
Dutch (1)
Latvian (1)
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