Poetry and Translation in Northern Ireland: Dislocations in Contemporary Writing

Hardcover | December 15, 2009

byRui Carvalho Homem

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This book offers an integrated reading of the poems and translations published by five prominent Northern Irish poets - Heaney, Derek Mahon, Michael Longley, Paul Muldoon and Ciaran Carson - demonstrating that their 'original' writing and their versions of other authors are manifestations of their particular and consistently pursued poetics.

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This book offers an integrated reading of the poems and translations published by five prominent Northern Irish poets - Heaney, Derek Mahon, Michael Longley, Paul Muldoon and Ciaran Carson - demonstrating that their 'original' writing and their versions of other authors are manifestations of their particular and consistently pursued po...

RUI CARVALHO HOMEM is Professor of English at the University of Porto, Portugal.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.91 × 14.7 × 0.87 inPublished:December 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230221165

ISBN - 13:9780230221161

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Table of Contents

Contents
Introduction: on rewriting as dislocation
Authority and freedom: Seamus Heaney
Of containment and unmeasure: Derek Mahon
Versions of compassion: Michael Longley
Words in transit: Paul Muldoon
The hand, the voice, the map: Ciaran Carson
Conclusions - and some extensions
Bibliography
Index