Collected Poems

Collected Poems

by Patrick Kavanagh

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Overview

Patrick Kavanagh's imagery is drawn from the life of the Irish country poor, which he shared at first hand, and an inner landscape of pain and self-knowledge.


His is a unique voice in modern lyrical poetry—ferociously independent, by turns ironic, colloquial, lyrical.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393006940
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 10/17/1973
Series: Norton Library (Paperback)
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 281,007
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Patrick Kavanagh was born in Inniskeen, County Monaghan, in 1904. His verse collections included Ploughman and Other Poems (1936), A Soul for Sale and Other Poems (1947) and Come Dance with Kitty Stobling (1960). He also wrote the novel Tarry Flynn (1948) and his autobiography The Green Fool (1938). He died in 1967.

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