Moy Sand and Gravel

Valutazione media 3,64
( su 315 valutazioni fornite da GoodReads )
 
9780571216901: Moy Sand and Gravel

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR POETRY 2003

Paul Muldoon's ninth collection of poems, his first since Hay (1998), finds him working a rich vein that extends from the rivery, apple-heavy County Armagh of the 1950s, where he was brought up, to suburban New Jersey, on the banks of a canal dug by Irish navvies, where he now lives. Grounded, glistening, as gritty as they are graceful, these poems seem capable of taking in almost anything, and anybody, be it a Tuareg glimpsed on the Irish border, Bessie Smith, Marilyn Monroe, Queen Elizabeth I, a hunted hare, William Tell, William Butler Yeats, Sitting Bull, Ted Hughes, an otter, a fox, Mr and Mrs Stanley Joscelyne, an unearthed pit pony, a loaf of bread, an outhouse, a killdeer, Oscar Wilde, or a flock of redknots. At the heart of the book is an elegy for a miscarried child, and that elegiac tone predominates, particularly in the elegant remaking of Yeats's 'A Prayer for My Daughter' with which the book concludes, where a welter of traffic signs and slogans, along with the spirits of admen, hardware storekeepers, flim-flammers, fixers and other forebears, are borne along by a hurricane-swollen canal, and private grief coincides with some of the gravest matter of our age.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Riassunto" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

Descrizione del libro:

Moy Sand and Gravel demonstrates Paul Muldoon's trademark ability to combine emotional affect, political statement, linguistic innovation, historic sensitivity and a hugely witty and amiable persona into a poetry of dancing music and intense perception.

L'autore:

Paul Muldoon was born in County Armagh in 1951. He read English at Queen's University, Belfast, and published his first collection of poems, New Weather, in 1973. He is the author of ten books of poetry, including Moy Sand and Gravel (2002), for which he received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, and Horse Latitudes (2006). Since 1987 he has lived in the United States, where he is the Howard G. B. Clark Professor in the Humanities at Princeton University. From 1999 to 2004 he was Professor of Poetry at Oxford University. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, Paul Muldoon was given an American Academy of Arts and Letters award in 1996. Other recent awards include the 1994 T. S. Eliot Prize, the 1997 Irish Times Poetry Prize, and the 2003 Griffin Prize.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

I migliori risultati di ricerca su AbeBooks

1.

Paul Muldoon
Editore: FABER FABER, United Kingdom (2004)
ISBN 10: 0571216900 ISBN 13: 9780571216901
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 10
Da
The Book Depository
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro FABER FABER, United Kingdom, 2004. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Main. 194 x 130 mm. Language: Spanish . Brand New Book. WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR POETRY 2003 Paul Muldoon s ninth collection of poems, his first since Hay (1998), finds him working a rich vein that extends from the rivery, apple-heavy County Armagh of the 1950s, where he was brought up, to suburban New Jersey, on the banks of a canal dug by Irish navvies, where he now lives. Grounded, glistening, as gritty as they are graceful, these poems seem capable of taking in almost anything, and anybody, be it a Tuareg glimpsed on the Irish border, Bessie Smith, Marilyn Monroe, Queen Elizabeth I, a hunted hare, William Tell, William Butler Yeats, Sitting Bull, Ted Hughes, an otter, a fox, Mr and Mrs Stanley Joscelyne, an unearthed pit pony, a loaf of bread, an outhouse, a killdeer, Oscar Wilde, or a flock of redknots. At the heart of the book is an elegy for a miscarried child, and that elegiac tone predominates, particularly in the elegant remaking of Yeats s A Prayer for My Daughter with which the book concludes, where a welter of traffic signs and slogans, along with the spirits of admen, hardware storekeepers, flim-flammers, fixers and other forebears, are borne along by a hurricane-swollen canal, and private grief coincides with some of the gravest matter of our age. Codice libro della libreria AA99780571216901

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 9,62
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

2.

Paul Muldoon
Editore: FABER FABER, United Kingdom (2004)
ISBN 10: 0571216900 ISBN 13: 9780571216901
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 10
Da
The Book Depository US
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro FABER FABER, United Kingdom, 2004. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Main. 194 x 130 mm. Language: Spanish . Brand New Book. WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR POETRY 2003 Paul Muldoon s ninth collection of poems, his first since Hay (1998), finds him working a rich vein that extends from the rivery, apple-heavy County Armagh of the 1950s, where he was brought up, to suburban New Jersey, on the banks of a canal dug by Irish navvies, where he now lives. Grounded, glistening, as gritty as they are graceful, these poems seem capable of taking in almost anything, and anybody, be it a Tuareg glimpsed on the Irish border, Bessie Smith, Marilyn Monroe, Queen Elizabeth I, a hunted hare, William Tell, William Butler Yeats, Sitting Bull, Ted Hughes, an otter, a fox, Mr and Mrs Stanley Joscelyne, an unearthed pit pony, a loaf of bread, an outhouse, a killdeer, Oscar Wilde, or a flock of redknots. At the heart of the book is an elegy for a miscarried child, and that elegiac tone predominates, particularly in the elegant remaking of Yeats s A Prayer for My Daughter with which the book concludes, where a welter of traffic signs and slogans, along with the spirits of admen, hardware storekeepers, flim-flammers, fixers and other forebears, are borne along by a hurricane-swollen canal, and private grief coincides with some of the gravest matter of our age. Codice libro della libreria AA99780571216901

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 9,92
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

3.

Muldoon, Paul
ISBN 10: 0571216900 ISBN 13: 9780571216901
Nuovi Quantità: 10
Da
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Condizione libro: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Codice libro della libreria 97805712169010000000

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 9,93
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

4.

Paul Muldoon
ISBN 10: 0571216900 ISBN 13: 9780571216901
Nuovi Paperback Prima edizione Quantità: 1
Da
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro 2004. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 1st. 130mm x 200mm x 10mm. Paperback. WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR POETRY 2003 Paul Muldoon's ninth collection of poems, his first since Hay (1998), finds him working a rich vein that extends from the rivery, apple-heavy C.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 112 pages. 0.139. Codice libro della libreria 9780571216901

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 11,54
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

5.

Paul Muldoon
Editore: Faber and Faber (2004)
ISBN 10: 0571216900 ISBN 13: 9780571216901
Nuovi Brossura Quantità: 10
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Faber and Faber, 2004. Condizione libro: New. 2004. Paperback. Paul Muldoon's ninth collection of poems finds him working a rich vein that extends from his childhood in County Armagh of the 1950s to present day New Jersey. As gritty as they are graceful, the poems are underscored by an elegiac tone. Num Pages: 112 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 133 x 9. Weight in Grams: 141. . . . . . . Codice libro della libreria V9780571216901

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 13,26
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Irlanda a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

6.

Paul Muldoon
Editore: Faber & Faber
ISBN 10: 0571216900 ISBN 13: 9780571216901
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: > 20
Da
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Faber & Faber. Paperback. Condizione libro: new. BRAND NEW, Moy Sand and Gravel, Paul Muldoon, WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR POETRY 2003 Paul Muldoon's ninth collection of poems, his first since Hay (1998), finds him working a rich vein that extends from the rivery, apple-heavy County Armagh of the 1950s, where he was brought up, to suburban New Jersey, on the banks of a canal dug by Irish navvies, where he now lives. Grounded, glistening, as gritty as they are graceful, these poems seem capable of taking in almost anything, and anybody, be it a Tuareg glimpsed on the Irish border, Bessie Smith, Marilyn Monroe, Queen Elizabeth I, a hunted hare, William Tell, William Butler Yeats, Sitting Bull, Ted Hughes, an otter, a fox, Mr and Mrs Stanley Joscelyne, an unearthed pit pony, a loaf of bread, an outhouse, a killdeer, Oscar Wilde, or a flock of redknots. At the heart of the book is an elegy for a miscarried child, and that elegiac tone predominates, particularly in the elegant remaking of Yeats's 'A Prayer for My Daughter' with which the book concludes, where a welter of traffic signs and slogans, along with the spirits of admen, hardware storekeepers, flim-flammers, fixers and other forebears, are borne along by a hurricane-swollen canal, and private grief coincides with some of the gravest matter of our age. Codice libro della libreria B9780571216901

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 6,44
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 6,89
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

7.

Paul Muldoon
Editore: Faber and Faber
ISBN 10: 0571216900 ISBN 13: 9780571216901
Nuovi Brossura Quantità: 10
Da
Kennys Bookstore
(Olney, MD, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Faber and Faber. Condizione libro: New. 2004. Paperback. Paul Muldoon's ninth collection of poems finds him working a rich vein that extends from his childhood in County Armagh of the 1950s to present day New Jersey. As gritty as they are graceful, the poems are underscored by an elegiac tone. Num Pages: 112 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 133 x 9. Weight in Grams: 141. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Codice libro della libreria V9780571216901

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 13,50
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

8.

Paul Muldoon
Editore: Faber and Faber (2004)
ISBN 10: 0571216900 ISBN 13: 9780571216901
Nuovi Quantità: 10
Da
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Faber and Faber, 2004. PAP. Condizione libro: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Codice libro della libreria F2-9780571216901

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 6,28
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 10,45
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

9.

Paul Muldoon
Editore: Faber and Faber (2004)
ISBN 10: 0571216900 ISBN 13: 9780571216901
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 1
Da
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Faber and Faber, 2004. Paperback. Condizione libro: Brand New. 112 pages. 7.80x5.12x0.35 inches. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria __0571216900

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 12,59
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 6,96
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

10.

Muldoon, Paul
Editore: Faber And Faber (2004)
ISBN 10: 0571216900 ISBN 13: 9780571216901
Nuovi soft Quantità: 1
Da
Agapea Libros Urgentes
(Malaga, Spagna)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Faber And Faber, 2004. soft. Condizione libro: New. Paul Muldoon's ninth collection of poems finds him working a rich vein that extends from his childhood in County Armagh of the 1950s to present day New Jersey. As gritty as they are graceful, the poems are underscored by an elegiac tone. Codice libro della libreria 779595

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 9,96
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 10,00
Da: Spagna a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

Vedi altre copie di questo libro

Vedi tutti i risultati per questo libro