Paul Durcan: A Snail in My Prime New and Selected Poems Poets Penguin

Y delved into this book but I do enjoy the poetry of Paul Durca. Ra Pound's dictum that literature is news that stays newsThis book contains Durcan's own selection from his work It is a literary milestone that has set the seal on his reputation as a poet of international standing.

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Ireland s greatest living poet I won this book back in 2000 Since the publication of his first book in 1967 Paul Durcan has made satirical celebratory and extraordinarily moving poetry out of his country's fortunes and misfortunes His readings are legendary and each new coll.

S part of a poetry competition in school I ve never really full. Ection from his collaboration with Brain Lynch Endsville 1967 to Daddy Daddy winner of the 1990 Whitbread Poetry Award Crazy about Women 1991 and Greetings to Our Friends in Brazil 1999 has borne out the truth of Ez.

Durcan was educated at University College Cork where he studied archaeology and medieval history He lives in Dublin Awards 1974 Patrick Kavanagh Award1989 Irish American Cultural Institute Poetry Award1990 Irish Times Irish Literature Prize for Poetry shortlist for Daddy Daddy1990; Whitbread Poetry Award for Daddy Daddy1995 Heinemann Award joint winner