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Mahon: Selected Poems
Derek Mahon
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Mahon: Selected Poems

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This newly expanded collection of Derek Mahon's poems includes substantial portions of two earlier volumes, The Hudson Letter and The Yellow Book, and concludes with even more recent work. Mahon blends a respect for structure with a modernist style in evocative verses that are abstract yet substantial and combines solid images from nature with elusive, complex human though ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published November 1st 1993 by Penguin Books (first published 1992)
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Derek Mahon was born in Belfast in 1941, studied at Trinity College, Dublin, and the Sorbonne, and has held journalistic and academic appointments in London and New York. A member of Aosdána, he has received numerous awards including the Irish Academy of Letters Award, the Scott Moncrieff Translation Prize, and Lannan and Guggenheim Fellowships. - See more at: ...more
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