Tradition and Influence in Anglo-Irish Poetry

  • Terence Brown
  • Nicholas Grene

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Terence Brown, Nicholas Grene
    Pages 1-6
  3. Seamus Deane
    Pages 31-46
  4. Nicholas Grene
    Pages 47-62
  5. Terence Brown
    Pages 79-96
  6. Antoinette Quinn
    Pages 97-118
  7. Brendan Kennelly
    Pages 143-152
  8. Edna Longley
    Pages 153-180
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 194-201

About this book


A collection of essays presenting an "insider" view of the Irish poetic tradition. It brings together some of the best-known poets and critics writing in Ireland today, exploring the multiple traditions and influences within Anglo-Irish poetry from the 19th century to the present.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Terence Brown
    • 1
  • Nicholas Grene
    • 1
  1. 1.Trinity CollegeDublinIreland

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