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Sweeney, Matthew 1952-

Overview
Works: 176 works in 357 publications in 5 languages and 3,813 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Juvenile works  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Other, Editor
Classifications: PR6069.W37, 821.914
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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
Writing poetry, and getting published by Matthew Sweeney( Book )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 558 libraries worldwide
Teach Yourself Books
Emergency kit : poems for strange times by Jo Shapcott( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 283 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
Fox by Matthew Sweeney( Book )
12 editions published between 1000 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 155 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 148 libraries worldwide
The bridal suite by Matthew Sweeney( Book )
8 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and Latvian and held by 141 libraries worldwide
Beyond Bedlam : poems written out of mental distress ( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
A round house by Matthew Sweeney( Book )
5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
A smell of fish by Matthew Sweeney( Book )
7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Selected poems by Matthew Sweeney( Book )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Cacti by Matthew Sweeney( Book )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
The lame waltzer by Matthew Sweeney( Book )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Sanctuary by Matthew Sweeney( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 100 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 78 libraries worldwide
Horse Music by Matthew Sweeney( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 75 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
Penguin modern poets by Helen Dunmore( Book )
5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
The new Faber book of children's verse ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems by authors from many different backgrounds including: A.A. Milne; Lewis Carroll; Seamus Heaney; Ted Hughes; and Carol Ann Duffy. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary
The flying spring onion by Matthew Sweeney( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
A varied collection of poems dealing with both mundane and unusual subjects, and written in both humorous and serious styles. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
The night post : a new selection by Matthew Sweeney( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Matthew Sweeney dichter uit Ierland
Matthew Sweeney irischer Schriftsteller
Matthew Sweeney Irish poet
Svīnijs, Metjū 1952-
Sweeny, M.
Sweeny, Matthew 1952-
Мэттью Суини
スイニー, マシュー
スウィーニー, マシュー
Languages
English (87)
German (5)
Japanese (2)
Latvian (1)
Dutch (1)
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