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The Poetry of James Joyce Reconsidered

Marc C. Conner (ed.)

in The Poetry of James Joyce Reconsidered

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039763
eISBN:
9780813043159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039763.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

An exploration of all the major critical issues associated with considering Joyce as a poet, this essay examines the critical history of scholarship on Joyce's poetry, particularly the major trends ... More


‘Something a little nearer home’: The Intersection of Art and Politics

in Sympathetic Ink: Intertextual Relations in Northern Irish Poetry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310324
eISBN:
9781846314148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310324.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the strategies employed by Northern Irish poets who offer what Neil Corcoran has called ‘situatings, enquiries into symptoms and origins, trajectories of malaise’, and briefly ... More


Memory, Estrangement and the Poetic Text

Lucy Collins

in Contemporary Irish Women Poets: Memory and Estrangement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781381878
eISBN:
9781781382271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381878.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This introduction explores the complex relationship between Irish women poets and the national tradition and examines the role of memory in shaping perceptions of individual subjectivity and literary ... More


Eavan Boland

Lorna Hardwick and James I. Porter

in Sibylline Sisters: Virgil's Presence in Contemporary Women's Writing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199582969
eISBN:
9780191731198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582969.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Eavan Boland draws on Virgil's poetry to articulate a highly personal experience of displacement and loss, which she situates within a wider context of geographical and political exclusion. Her ... More


Medbh McGuckian: A Threader of Double-Stranded Words

in Sympathetic Ink: Intertextual Relations in Northern Irish Poetry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310324
eISBN:
9781846314148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310324.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter analyses the poetry of Medbh McGuckian. Three essential objections underlie critical attacks of McGuckian's poetry: first, that her work is deliberately obfuscatory; second, that she has ... More


‘Roaming root of multiple meanings’: Irish Language and Identity

in Sympathetic Ink: Intertextual Relations in Northern Irish Poetry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310324
eISBN:
9781846314148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310324.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter explores how Paul Muldoon and Medbh McGuckian cope with the contentious issue of Irishness, and how they use intertextuality to stave off what Thomas Kinsella has diagnosed as the ... More


Contemporary Irish Women Poets: Memory and Estrangement

Lucy Collins

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781381878
eISBN:
9781781382271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381878.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book examines the intersection of private and public spheres through the representation of memory in contemporary poetry by Irish women. It explores how memory shapes creativity in the work of ... More


Lost Lands: The Creation of Memory in the Poetry of Eavan Boland

Lucy Collins

in Contemporary Irish Women Poets: Memory and Estrangement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781381878
eISBN:
9781781382271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381878.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Eavan Boland’s interrogation of Irish national identity and its problematic intersection with women’s lived experience has been a formative aspect of her work since the early 1980s. This dimension of ... More


Between Here and There: Migrant Identities and the Contemporary Irish Woman Poet

Lucy Collins

in Contemporary Irish Women Poets: Memory and Estrangement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781381878
eISBN:
9781781382271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381878.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

For more than a century Ireland’s emigrant poets have contributed to the formation of a body of literature that moves beyond the island of Ireland and facilitates new relationships between the Irish ... More


Children of the Island: Ovid, Poesis, and Loss in the Poetry of Eavan Boland and Derek Mahon

Jennifer J. Dellner

in Two Thousand Years of Solitude: Exile After Ovid

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603848
eISBN:
9780191731587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603848.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Eavan Boland writes in ‘The Pomegranate’ that ‘as a child in exile in | a city of fogs and strange consonants’ she first encountered Ovid’s Metamorphoses version of the myth of Ceres and Persephone ... More


Private Memory and the Construction of Subjectivity in Contemporary Irish Women’s Poetry

Lucy Collins

in Contemporary Irish Women Poets: Memory and Estrangement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781381878
eISBN:
9781781382271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381878.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Much recent memory theory is concerned with the traumatic past, and the recovery of that past in language. This chapter explores how women poets use the act of remembering to investigate ... More


Writing in the Shit: The Northern Irish Poet and Authority

in Sympathetic Ink: Intertextual Relations in Northern Irish Poetry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310324
eISBN:
9781846314148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310324.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the degree to which Northern Irish poets can establish an authorial presence in their texts and how authoritative they feel when, ‘mired in attachment’, they write about ... More


‘The Eye That Scanned it’: The Art of Looking in Northern Irish Poetry

in Sympathetic Ink: Intertextual Relations in Northern Irish Poetry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310324
eISBN:
9781846314148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310324.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter offers a comparative study of ‘the gaze’ of both Paul Muldoon and Medbh McGuckian. It discusses not only the poets' reactions to other people's art but also how the different structures ... More


Edward Dowden: A Critical Edition of the Complete Poetry

Wayne Chapman (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780989082686
eISBN:
9781781382318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082686.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This edition makes available the complete poetic works of Irish poet Edward Dowden, whose writings were influential at the turn of the twentieth century. With the addition of “Miscellaneous Poems of ... More


‘As if he's swallowed a dictionary’: The Oblique Poetry of Paul Muldoon

in Sympathetic Ink: Intertextual Relations in Northern Irish Poetry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310324
eISBN:
9781846314148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310324.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter analyses the poetry of Paul Muldoon. While Muldoon's notoriously allusive and often ludic textual strategies have earned him an unwarranted reputation for semantic impenetrability, a ... More


Memories of the Future

Lucy Collins

in Contemporary Irish Women Poets: Memory and Estrangement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781381878
eISBN:
9781781382271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381878.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The relationship between the Irish woman poet and history has changed significantly in the work produced by the new generation of writers, emerging since the 1980s. To conclude this exploration of ... More


Conclusion

in Sympathetic Ink: Intertextual Relations in Northern Irish Poetry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310324
eISBN:
9781846314148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310324.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter summarises the main themes covered in the preceding discussions. This book has argued that a comprehensive appreciation of Paul Muldoon and Medbh McGuckian's poetry requires the reader ... More


James Clarence Mangan

Jacques Chuto

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume IV: The Irish Book in English, 1800-1891

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198187318
eISBN:
9780191803277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198187318.003.0036
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the history of the works of James Clarence Mangan (1803–49), a prolific writer and the most significant Irish poet of the nineteenth century. While Mangan was read by many, he ... More


Fuzzy Connections: Classical Texts and Modern Poetry in English

Lorna Hardwick

in Tradition, Translation, Trauma: The Classic and the Modern

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199554591
eISBN:
9780191808258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199554591.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores the question of how the modern poet comes to connect with the ancient text or image in the first place, how he or she perceives its potential and what are the poetic ... More


Introduction

in Sympathetic Ink: Intertextual Relations in Northern Irish Poetry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310324
eISBN:
9781846314148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310324.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This introduction begins with a brief discussion of intertextuality, which, For the Northern Irish writer, is the equivalent of the visual quotation, and the same ambiguity occurs as to the artist's ... More


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