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The death of Michael Donaghy in 2004 at the age of fifty robbed poetry of one of its best-loved and most naturally gifted practitioners. A modern metaphysical, Donaghy wrote poetry of great wisdom, grace, charm, erudition and consummate technical accomplishment; this book gathers together all Donaghy's mature poetry, and includes the full texts of his four published volumes, as well as a number of fine uncollected pieces. As the poet-critic Sean O'Brien has remarked, Donaghy will come to be seen as one of the representative poets of the age. The publication of his Collected Poems is a major event in the literature of our time.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
The death of Michael Donaghy in 2004 at the age of fifty robbed poetry of one of its best-loved and most naturally gifted practitioners. A modern metaphysical, Donaghy wrote poetry of great wisdom, grace, charm, erudition and consummate technical accomplishment; this book gathers together all Donaghy's mature poetry, and includes the full texts of his four published volumes, as well as a number of fine uncollected pieces. As the poet-critic Sean O'Brien has remarked, Donaghy will come to be seen as one of the representative poets of the age. The publication of his Collected Poems is a major event in the literature of our time.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: PAPERBACKSHOP UK IMPORT
  • Seitenzahl: 272
  • Erscheinungstermin: 11. September 2014
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 197mm x 157mm x 27mm
  • Gewicht: 428g
  • ISBN-13: 9781447261711
  • ISBN-10: 1447261712
  • Artikelnr.: 40887975
Autorenporträt
Michael Donaghy was born in the Bronx, New York, in 1954. In 1985 he moved to London, where he worked as a teacher and traditional Irish musician. His previous collections are Shibboleth, Errata (published in one volume, entitled Dances Learned Last Night), Conjure, and Safest. A comprehensive selection of his prose writing, The Shape of the Dance: Essays, Interviews and Digressions, is also published by Picador.