Starting Lines in Scottish, Irish, and English Poetry: From Burns to Heaney

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Oxford University Press, 2000 - Literary Criticism - 357 pages
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"Taking as a framework the history of relations between Ireland, England, and Scotland since the 1707 Union, the book explores such questions through a series of close readings. Textual encounters singled out for detailed discussion include Burns's use of Shakespeare, Coleridge's reference to 'Sir Patrick Spens', James Clarence Mangan's adaptation of Percy Bysshe Shelly, Ciaran Carson's quotation from John Keats, Seamus Heaney's meditation on Henry Vaughan, and the evolution of 'The Homes of England' from Felicia Hemans to Noel Coward."--BOOK JACKET.

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Fion Stafford is CUF Lecturer in English at Oxford University, and Fellow at Somerville College, Oxford.

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