British and Irish Poets

A Biographical Dictionary, 449-2006

Author: William Stewart

Publisher: McFarland Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Poetry

Page: 497

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From John Abbot to Benjamin Zephaniah, this reference book contains information on 1,270 poets from England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. Writing over a 1500 year period, the featured poets are representative of periods from the Old English era to the Post-Modern age.
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The Best New British and Irish Poets 2017

Author: Luke Kennard

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781911335481

Category: Poetry

Page: 135

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Poetry. Modeled on the famous United States competition, the second annual Best New British and Irish Poets competition was open to any poet of British or Irish citizenship and/or UK or Irish residency who has not yet published (and is not under contract to publish) a full-length collection of poetry. Poems submitted for consideration could have appeared in print before, or in a pamphlet, though not online. This diverse and lively group of writers from across these isles represents the most interesting new voices writing in the English language today.
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The Oxford Handbook of British and Irish War Poetry

Author: Tim Kendall

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199282661

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 754

View: 1897

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The Handbook ranges widely and in depth across 20th-century war poetry, incorporating detailed discussions of some of the key poets of the period. It is an essential resource for scholars of particular poets and for those interested in wider debates. Contributors include some of the most important international poetry critics of our time.
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Reading Postwar British and Irish Poetry

Author: Michael Thurston,Nigel Alderman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118619811

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 352

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Combining detailed explorations of both mainstream andexperimental poets with a clear historical and literary overview,Reading Postwar British and Irish Poetry offers readers atall levels an ideal guide to the rich body of poetic workspublished in Britain and Ireland over the lasthalf-century. Features detailed discussions of individual poems that arewidely available in anthologies and selected poems volumes Pays explicit attention to how to read the poems,focusing on language and form and the institutional conditions ofliterary possibility in which poets worked Includes poets of all types and styles from throughout thepost-war period, including canonical and mainstream poets alongsideexperimental poets, women, and poets of color
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Twentieth-Century British and Irish Poetry

Hardy to Mahon

Author: Michael O'Neill,Madeleine Callaghan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0631215093

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 301

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"Twentieth-Century British and Irish Poetry" offers an accessible and imaginative guide to the criticism of British and Irish poetry in the the twentieth century. The editors also supply their own stimulating readings of the poetry. Through an insightful narrative - which points up the major features of the poets and the chosen excerpt Michael O'Neill and Madeleine Callaghan knit together contributions by major critics, as well as essays by a number of distinguished poet-critics, including Geoffrey Hill, Andrew Motion, and Tom Paulin. Featured poets include Hardy, Yeats, Eliot, Owen, Lawrence, Auden, Dylan Thomas, Larkin, MacDiarmid, Stevie Smith, Plath, Heaney, Mahon and many others. An invualuable guide to the ways in which a remarkable and evolving body of poetry has been and might be interpreted, this is a unique and wide-ranging collection of important critical reflection on significant voices in the twentieth-century British and Irish poetic tradition from Thomas Hardy to Derek Mahon. A brief Afterword outlines trends in British and Itish poetry since 1980.
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Best New British and Irish Poets 2019-20

Author: Todd (Ed) SWIFT

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781912477708

Category:

Page: 136

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Our fourth annual Best New British and Irish Poets anthology strings together a diverse and multilayered group of poets from across the UK and Ireland, and offers a platform to some of the most engaging new voices writing in the English language today.
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