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Paul Muldoon

Tim Kendall

Paul Muldoon

by Tim Kendall

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Published by Seren in Bridgend .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Muldoon, Paul, -- 1951- -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p.241-251. - includes index.

    StatementTim Kendall.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination258p. ;
    Number of Pages258
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16024025M
    ISBN 101854111612, 1854111604

    Frolic and Detour is a perfect title: there’s plenty of both in this new collection from Ireland’s most ingenious poet. Paul Muldoon brings centuries of knowledge to anything his eye settles on.5/5. Paul Muldoon’s poetry, suspicious of sanctimony and sentimentality and frankly addicted to puns, dares us to ask: is he serious? Although .

    Paul Muldoon — I would never sit down and think about how to go about writing a book of lyrics about outsiders, but I can see that that makes complete sense. It’s why it’s so important to have proper readers and editors, because that would never have occurred to me. The title of Horse Latitudes, Paul Muldoon's tenth collection of poetry, refers to those areas thirty degrees north and south of the equator where sailing ships tend to be becalmed, where stasis (if not stagnation) is the order of the Bosworth Field to Beijing, the Boyne to Bull Run, from a series of text messages to the nineteenth-century Irish poet Thomas Moore to an elegy for.

    Paul Muldoon brings his characteristic humor and humanity to the chickadee, the house wren, the deaths of Leonard Cohen and C. K. Williams, the Irish Rising, the Great War, and how 'a streak of ragwort / may yet shine / as an off-the-record / remark becomes the party line.'4/4(5). Danielle Chapman joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Zbigniew Herbert’s poem “Mr. Cogito Laments the Pettiness of Dreams,” and her own poem “The Tavern Parlor.” With Paul Muldoon.


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Paul Muldoon is an Irish poet and professor of poetry, as well as an editor, critic, playwright, lyricist and translator.

Born in in Portadown, Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland, to Patrick Muldoon, a farm labourer and market gardener, and Brigid Regan, a schoolteacher, Paul Muldoon was brought up near a village called The Moy on the border of counties Armagh and Tyrone.

A new collection from the Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Though Frolic and Detour is Paul Muldoon’s thirteenth Paul Muldoon book, it shows all the energy and ambition we might generally associate with a first book.

Here, the poet brings his characteristic humor and humanity to the chickadee, the house wren, the deaths of Leonard Cohen and C. Williams, the Irish Rising, the Great War, and how “a /5(3).

But Muldoon, more than most, is an artist in high flight from self-repetition and the deadening business of living up to created expectations." The body of work in Poems -- a comprehensive gathering of Paul Muldoon's eight volumes -- finds a /5(9).

Paul Muldoon (Editor), David Lehman (Series Editor) avg rating — ratings — published — 8 editions/5. Giles Foden: A book that changed me: Paul Muldoon’s collection was a profound influence on me as a writer, not least in how it shows how fixed ideas are subject to slippage Published: 2 Sep.

Paul Muldoon has 97 books on Goodreads with ratings. Paul Muldoon’s most popular book is The Faber Book of Beasts. Paul Muldoon was born in in Portadown, County Armagh, and was raised near The Moy, in Northern Ireland.

His mother was a schoolteacher and his father a farm laborer and market gardener. He is the author of a number of poetry collections, including New Weather (), Why Brownlee Left (), Quoof (), Meeting the British (), New Selected Poems: (), Hay (), Moy. A new collection from the Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Though Frolic and Detour is Paul Muldoon’s thirteenth collection, it shows all the energy and ambition we might generally associate with a first book.

Here, the poet brings his characteristic humor and humanity to the chickadee, the house wren, the deaths of Leonard Cohen and C. Williams, the Irish Rising, the Great War, and how “a. “Muldoon's reinvention of himself as an American writer is a source of vast entertainment.

Madoc is also, though, a profoundly Irish book Muldoon shows us a mind at work, teasing, improvising, listening, reading, loving, and his apparently impersonal narrative turns out to be a winning self-portrait. It is a dazzling achievement.”Pages: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 23 cm.

Contents: Introducing Paul Muldoon: 'arbitrary and contrary' / Elmer Kennedy-Andrews --'O mould-breaker, and a pun-maker': Paul Muldoon and the prosody of the letter / Peter Denman --'Between longing and loss': the self and the other in Paul Muldoon / Richard York. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Paul Muldoon books online.

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As a Pulitzer prize winning poet, former Oxford professor of. Paul Muldoon was born in County Armagh, Northern Ireland, in He studied at Queen's University, Belfast, and has worked for BBC Belfast as a radio and television producer.

His most recent book of poetry is Selected Poems – (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, ). View the profiles of people named Paul Muldoon. Join Facebook to connect with Paul Muldoon and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to. The essays in this book testify to the fascination of Paul Muldoon’s poems, and also to their underlying contentiousness.

The contributors see Muldoon from many different angles – biographical, formal, literary-historical, generic – but also direct attention to complex moments of creativity in which an extraordinary amount of originality is concentrated, and on the clarity of which a lot 5/5(1).

Paul Muldoon was born in County Armagh in He read English at Queen's University, Belfast, and published his first collection of poems, New Weather, in He is the author of ten books of poetry, including Moy Sand and Gravel (), for which he received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, and Horse Latitudes ().

Since he has lived in the United States, where he is the Book Edition: Main. A Book of Evasions Paul Muldoon. Close. Not since Lebor Gabala, or the Book of Invasions, that pseudo-historical account of the successive colonisations of Ireland from the flood to the coming of Christianity (including those of the Roman Cessair, Parthalan the Greek, the giant Fomorians, the Fir Bolg, the Tuatha De Dannan, the Gaels Released on: Novem About this Item: Paul Muldoon.

Paperback. Condition: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library.

Book review: Frolic And Detour, by Paul Muldoon At the time I was rather languid about contemporary poetry, although I liked Geoffrey Hill and JH Prynne. But a. The website for Pulitzer Prizewinning Irish poet Paul Muldoon: poet, critic, librettist, lyricist, playwright, Princeton University professor, and host of Muldoon's Picnic at the Irish Arts Center.

“Muldoon's reinvention of himself as an American writer is a source of vast entertainment. Madoc is also, though, a profoundly Irish book Muldoon shows us a mind at work, teasing, improvising, listening, reading, loving, and his apparently impersonal narrative turns out to be a winning self-portrait.

It is a dazzling achievement.”Cited by: The essays in this book testify to the fascination of Paul Muldoon&#;s poems, and also to their underlying contentiousness. The contributors see Muldoon from many different angles &#; biographical, formal, literary-historical, generic &#; but also direct attention to complex moments of creativity in which an extraordinary amount of originality is concentrated, and on the clarity of.Paul Muldoon is one of Ireland’s most outstanding contemporary poets, and one of the most admired English-language poets anywhere in the world.

He was born into a Catholic family in in a predominantly Protestant region of Portadown, County Armagh.