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Selected Poems: Rogha Dánta (Bright Wave)

Selected Poems: Rogha Dánta (Bright Wave)

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First published in 1988, Selected Poems: Rogha Dánta by Nuala Ní_ Dhomhnaill, with translations by Michael Hartnett, played a major roll in bridging the historical divide between Irish poets writing in irish and those writing in English. At the same time, these poems–drawn from folklore, dream and mythology, yet giving voice to an utterly new world–helped to copperfasten Nuala Ní_ Dhomhnaill's reputation as one of Ireland's foremost poets, irrespective of language or gender.

First published in 1988, Selected Poems: Rogha Dánta by Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill, with translations by Michael Hartnett, played a major roll in bridging the historical divide between Irish poets writing in irish and those writing in English. At the same time, these poems–drawn from folklore, dream and mythology, yet giving voice to an utterly new world–helped to copperfasten Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill’s reputation as one of Ireland’s foremost poets, irrespective of language or gender.

Reissued by New Island Books with a new afterword by the author, Selected Poems: Rogha Dánta remains a landmark text in Irish poetry publishing.

‘Nuala’s Irish is like that of children brought up by their grandmothers, a hundred years old, a kind of miracle of survival. I can only say that I hear the tribe speaking through her. . . . Her talent is profound and exuberant; her command of the medium absolute.’ - Máire Mhac an tSaoi

Author

Nuala Ní_ Dhomhnaill

Format

A-format, paperback

Extent

96

ISBN

978-1-85186-027-2

Release Date

31-12-1998

Additional Information

Weight 0.125 g
Dimensions .215 x .135 x .10 mm

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