Paul Muldoon





Paul Muldoon

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in County Armagh, The United Kingdom
June 20, 1951

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Born in Northern Ireland, Muldoon currently resides in the US and teaches at Princeton University. He held the chair of Professor of Poetry at Oxford University from 1999 through 2004. In September 2007, Muldoon became the poetry editor of The New Yorker.

Awards:
1992: Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize for Madoc: A Mystery
1994: T. S. Eliot Prize for The Annals of Chile
1997: Irish Times Irish Literature Prize for Poetry for New Selected Poems 1968–1994
2002: T. S. Eliot Prize (shortlist) for Moy Sand and Gravel
2003: Griffin Poetry Prize (Canada) for Moy Sand and Gravel
2003: Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for Moy Sand and Gravel
2004: American Ireland Fund Literary Award
2004: Aspen Prize
2004: Shakespeare Prize


Average rating: 3.87 · 1,893 ratings · 183 reviews · 80 distinct works · Similar authors
Moy Sand and Gravel
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Poems 1968-1998
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Horse Latitudes
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The Faber Book Of Beasts
3.51 of 5 stars 3.51 avg rating — 131 ratings — published 1998 — 2 editions
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The Best American Poetry 2005
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Hay: Poems
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The End of the Poem: Oxford...
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Maggot: Poems
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 63 ratings — published 2010 — 8 editions
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Quoof
3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 49 ratings — published 1983 — 3 editions
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The Annals Of Chile
3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 1994 — 5 editions
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“Why Brownlee left, and where he went,
Is a mystery even now.
For if a man should have been content
It was him; two acres of barley,
One of potatoes, four bullocks,
A milker, a slated farmhouse.
He was last seen going out to plough
On a March morning, bright and early.

By noon Brownlee was famous;
They had found all abandoned, with
The last rig unbroken, his pair of black
Horses, like man and wife,
Shifting their weight from foot to
Foot, and gazing into the future.”
Paul Muldoon

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