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Author Potts, Donna L., 1962-

Title Contemporary Irish poetry and the pastoral tradition / Donna L. Potts
Published Columbia [Mo.] ; London : University of Missouri Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 216 pages)
Contents A lost pastoral rhythm : the poetry of John Montague -- "The god in the tree" : Seamus Heaney and the pastoral tradition -- "Love poems, elegies: I am losing my place" : Michael Longley's environmental elegies -- Learning the lingua franca of a lost land : Eavan Boland's suburban pastoral -- "In my handkerchief of a garden" : Medbh McGuckian's miniature pastoral retreats -- "When Ireland was still under a spell" : miraculous transformations in the poetry of Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill -- Conclusion: The future of pastoral
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-205) and index
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Subject Boland, Eavan.
Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013.
Longley, Michael, 1939-
McGuckian, Medbh, 1950-
Montague, John.
Ní Dhomhnaill, Nuala, 1952-
English poetry -- Irish authors -- History and criticism.
English poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Irish poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Pastoral poetry, English -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 082627269X (electronic bk.)
9780826272690 (electronic bk.)