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Awake in America : on Irish American poetry

Author: Daniel Tobin
Publisher: Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

As the first comprehensive study of Irish American poetry ever published, Awake in America seeks to establish a conversation between Irish and Irish American literature that challenges many of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Tobin
ISBN: 9780268042370 0268042373
OCLC Number: 726819036
Notes: "Portions of many of these essays were given as papers over the years at regional, national, and international meetings of the American Conference for Irish Studies"--Preface.
Description: xiii, 464 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface --
"Double life. Double lives --
Dinner at the Café Marliave --
"Near hag's head" --
Readings. Modernism, leftism, and the spirit : the poetry of Lola Ridge --
The westwardness of everything : Irishness in the poetry of Wallace Stevens --
Lines of leaving, lines of returning : John Montague's double vision --
Starting from Wexford, ending in the sublime : the poetry of James Liddy --
Two for the road : the new Irish routes of Eamonn Wall and Greg Delanty --
The parish and lost America : the witness of Michael Coady's All souls --
Back through distance : currents of tradition in the poetry of Louise Bogan and Thomas McGrath --
"Crossings." Crossings. The need for routes : genealogy in Irish American poetry --
From Crispus Attucks to Mr. Bones : race in Irish American poetry --
Over there : Irish American poets return --
"A green road in Clare" --
The wake of everything gone --
Soundings and erasures : an Irish American poet digs up his past --
"The line."
Other Titles: Irish American poetry
Responsibility: Daniel Tobin.
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