Intertextual Relations in Northern Irish Poetry
Shane Alcobia-Murphy is a Lecturer in the School of Language & Literature, University of Aberdeen and Programme Co-ordinator for the Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies. His previous publications include Governing the Tongue: Essays on Northern Irish Culture (Cambridge scholars Press, 2005).
Abbreviations Acknowledgements Introduction Part I 1. ‘As If He’s Swallowed a Dictionary’: The Oblique Poetry of Paul Muldoon 2. Medbh McGuckian: A Threader of Double-Stranded Words Part II 3. ‘Something A Little Nearer Home’: The Intersection of Art and Politics 4. Writing in the Shit: The Northern Irish Poet and Authority 5. ‘The Eye That Scanned It’: The Art of Looking in Northern Irish Poetry 6. ‘Roaming Root of Multiple Meanings’: Irish Language and Identity Conclusion Select Bibliography Index
Readers and critics of Irish poetry have been looking forward to Shane Murphy’s study of Northern Irish Poetry for some time…They will not be disappointed by this meticulously argued, fastidiously researched and documented study of the intertextual engagements of Paul Muldoon and Medbh McGuckian.
University of York
Size: 239 x 163 mm
Copyright: © 2006
Publication: October 1, 2006
Series: Liverpool English Texts and Studies 47