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Robert Frost and Northern Irish poetry [electronic resource] / Rachel Buxton.

Author/Creator:
Buxton, Rachel, 1975-
Publication:
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Series:
Oxford English monographs.
Oxford English monographs
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (236 p.)
Subjects:
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 -- Appreciation -- Northern Ireland.
Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013 -- Knowledge -- Literature.
Muldoon, Paul -- Knowledge -- Literature.
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 -- Influence.
English poetry -- Irish authors -- History and criticism.
English poetry -- Irish authors -- American influences.
Northern Ireland -- Intellectual life.
Northern Ireland -- In literature.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Robert Frost and Northern Irish Poetry is a pioneering study of the politics of Irish-American literary connections and exchanges, offering a much-needed assessment of Frost's significance for Northern Irish poetry of the past half-century. Drawing upon a diverse range of previously unpublished archival sources, Buxton takes as her particular focus the triangular dynamic of Frost, Heaney, and Muldoon, exploring the differing strengths which each Irish poet finds in Frost's work. This appraisal of Frost in a non-American context not only enables a fuller appreciation of Heaney's and Muldoon's p
Contents:
Foreword; Contents; Abbreviations; I. ROBERT FROST AND NORTHERN IRISH POETRY; II. 'THE ACOUSTIC OF FROST'-FROST AND HEANEY; III. 'THE FROST HAS DESIGNS ON IT'-FROST AND MULDOON; Afterword: Speaking of Contraries; Appendix A: Paul Muldoon, 'Considering the Islands'; Appendix B: Seamus Heaney, 'Obituary'; Appendix C: Paul Muldoon, 'The Sharping Stone'; Appendix D: Paul Muldoon, 'The Swing'; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [196]-213) and index.
ISBN:
1-280-75667-5
0-19-151471-3
OCLC:
437108790
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