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Farmers Cross

Bernard O’Donoghue

The fifth collection of poems from Bernard O’Donoghue, winner of the Whitbread Prize for Poetry.

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ISBN
9780571271665
Date Published
16.06.2011
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Summary

The book brings together subtle and moving meditations on exile and belonging, travel and home, and honours many friends and loved ones along the way. In a series of poems that frequently recall the south-west Ireland of the author’s childhood, Farmers Cross shows the author writing at his visionary and lyrical best.

BernardO'Donoghue

Bernard O’Donoghue was born in Cullen, Co Cork in 1945. He is an Emeritus Fellow of Wadham College, where he taught Medieval English and Modern Irish Poetry. He has published six collections of poetry, including Gunpowder, winner of the 1995 Whitbread Prize for Poetry, and The Seasons of Cullen Church, shortlisted for the 2016 T. S. Eliot Prize. His Selected…

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