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The New Estate And Other Poems

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Unknown Binding, 71 pages
Published January 1st 1988 by Gallery Books (first published 1976)
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I wasn't grabbed by this as much as by the ambitious gamesmanship of Carson's later poetry, but there are inklings and spots of a reserved but striking intelligence here.
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Ciaran Gerard Carson was born in 1948 in Belfast and educated at The Queen’s University, Belfast. He knows intimately not only the urban Belfast in which he was raised as a native Irish speaker, but also the traditions of rural Ireland. A traditional musician and a scholar of the Irish oral traditional, Carson was long the Traditional Arts Officer of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, and is a ...more
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