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New Selected Poems

Derek Mahon

New Selected Poems encompasses the wide range of Derek Mahon’s verse, from the early lyricism to a more expansive middle period and the flowering of his late style, it includes recent, uncollected work and culminates in the generous, far-reaching reverie ‘Dreams of a Summer Night’.

Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571331567
Date Published
21.04.2016
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Summary

New Selected Poems is a book of singular abundance and formal verve, featuring poems of rare vision and dramatic power by a consummate and resilient artist. Demonstrating the wide range of Derek Mahon’s verse, from the early lyricism to a more expansive middle period (‘New York Time’, ‘Decadence’) and the flowering of his late style, it includes recent, uncollected work and culminates in the generous, far-reaching reverie ‘Dreams of a Summer Night’.

DerekMahon

Derek Mahon was born in Belfast in 1941, studied at Trinity College, Dublin, and has held journalistic and academic appointments in London and New York. He has received numerous awards including a Lannan Award and the Scot Moncrieff Translation Prize. His latest collection of poetry, An Autumn Wind, was published in 2010.

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