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Patrick Kavanagh: Selected Poems

 13.50

by Patrick Kavanagh

 

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Patrick Kavanagh: Selected Poems

Published in order of first publication as far as possible, this selection ranges from initial offerings such as ‘Tinker’s Wife’ and ‘Inniskeen Road: July Evening’ to his tragic masterpiece ‘The Great Hunger’ (1942) and his celebratory later verse, ‘To Hell with Common Sense’ and ‘Come Dance with Kitty Stobling’, which show his increasing comic verve and detachment.

The first comprehensive selection of Kavanagh’s poetry to be published, this volume offers a timely reassessment of a poet unfairly neglected outside Ireland.

About the Author

Patrick Kavanagh was an Irish poet and novelist. His best-known works include the novel Tarry Flynn, and the poems “On Raglan Road” and “The Great Hunger”. He is known for his accounts of Irish life through reference to the everyday and commonplace. Kavanagh died in Dublin in 1967.

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Weight 0.35 kg
Dimensions 11 × 1.2 × 18 cm

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