Modern Classics Collected Poems (Penguin Modern Classics)

4.22 avg rating
( 245 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780141186931: Modern Classics Collected Poems (Penguin Modern Classics)

The centenary of Patrick Kavanagh's birth in 2004 provides the ideal opportunity to reappraise one of modern Ireland's greatest poets. From a harsh, humble background that he himself described so brilliantly, Kavanagh burst through immense constraints to redefine Irish poetry - a poetry appropriate for a fully independent country, both politically and culturally. Moving beyond Irish verse's preoccupation with history, national politics and identity, he turned to the land and scenery of his native Inniskeen, portraying the closely-observed minutiae of everyday rural and urban life in an uninhibited, groundbreaking style. Lucid, various, direct and engaging, Kavanagh's poems have a unique place in the canon and a unique accessibility. This major new edition is the culmination of many years of work by Antoinette Quinn in creating authoritative texts for Kavanagh's poetry - from his early works such as 'Inniskeen Road: July Evening' to his masterpiece, the epic 'The Great Hunger', allowing us to see the development of Kavanagh's genius as never before.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Patrick Kavanagh was born in Inniskeen, County Monaghan, in 1904. His verse collections included Ploughman and Other Poems (1936), A Soul for Sale and Other Poems (1947) and Come Dance with Kitty Stobling (1960). He also wrote the novel Tarry Flynn (1948) and his autobiography The Green Fool (1938). He died in 1967. Antoinette Quinn is the author of Patrick Kavanagh: A Biography (2001) and editor of Patrick Kavanagh: A Poet's Country, Selected Prose (2003) and of his Selected Poems (1996). She lives in Dublin.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Patrick Kavanagh
Published by Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom (2005)
ISBN 10: 0141186933 ISBN 13: 9780141186931
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. The centenary of Patrick Kavanagh s birth in 2004 provides the ideal opportunity to reappraise one of modern Ireland s greatest poets. From a harsh, humble background that he himself described so brilliantly, Kavanagh burst through immense constraints to redefine Irish poetry - a poetry appropriate for a fully independent country, both politically and culturally. Moving beyond Irish verse s preoccupation with history, national politics and identity, he turned to the land and scenery of his native Inniskeen, portraying the closely-observed minutiae of everyday rural and urban life in an uninhibited, groundbreaking style. Lucid, various, direct and engaging, Kavanagh s poems have a unique place in the canon and a unique accessibility. This major new edition is the culmination of many years of work by Antoinette Quinn in creating authoritative texts for Kavanagh s poetry - from his early works such as Inniskeen Road: July Evening to his masterpiece, the epic The Great Hunger , allowing us to see the development of Kavanagh s genius as never before. Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780141186931

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
9.08
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Patrick Kavanagh
Published by Penguin Classics 2005-08-25 (2005)
ISBN 10: 0141186933 ISBN 13: 9780141186931
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Classics 2005-08-25, 2005. Book Condition: New. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatch time is 24-48 hours from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Bookseller Inventory # NU-BER-00026747

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
7.19
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.99
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Patrick Kavanagh
Published by Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom (2005)
ISBN 10: 0141186933 ISBN 13: 9780141186931
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. The centenary of Patrick Kavanagh s birth in 2004 provides the ideal opportunity to reappraise one of modern Ireland s greatest poets. From a harsh, humble background that he himself described so brilliantly, Kavanagh burst through immense constraints to redefine Irish poetry - a poetry appropriate for a fully independent country, both politically and culturally. Moving beyond Irish verse s preoccupation with history, national politics and identity, he turned to the land and scenery of his native Inniskeen, portraying the closely-observed minutiae of everyday rural and urban life in an uninhibited, groundbreaking style. Lucid, various, direct and engaging, Kavanagh s poems have a unique place in the canon and a unique accessibility. This major new edition is the culmination of many years of work by Antoinette Quinn in creating authoritative texts for Kavanagh s poetry - from his early works such as Inniskeen Road: July Evening to his masterpiece, the epic The Great Hunger , allowing us to see the development of Kavanagh s genius as never before. Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780141186931

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
10.77
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Kavanagh, Patrick
Published by Penguin Classic (2005)
ISBN 10: 0141186933 ISBN 13: 9780141186931
New Softcover Quantity Available: 11
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Classic, 2005. Book Condition: New. 2005. Paperback. Editor(s): Quinn, Antoinette. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 21. Weight in Grams: 248. . . . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9780141186931

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
12.42
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From Ireland to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Kavanagh Patrick
Published by Penguin Books (2005)
ISBN 10: 0141186933 ISBN 13: 9780141186931
New Softcover Quantity Available: 3
Seller:
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books, 2005. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # EH9780141186931

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
9.93
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.67
From Germany to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Patrick Kavanagh
Published by Penguin Classics
ISBN 10: 0141186933 ISBN 13: 9780141186931
New Paperback Quantity Available: 12
Seller:
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Classics. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New copy - Usually dispatched within 2 working days. Bookseller Inventory # B9780141186931

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
5.86
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 6.94
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Kavanagh, Patrick
Published by Penguin Classic
ISBN 10: 0141186933 ISBN 13: 9780141186931
New Softcover Quantity Available: 11
Seller:
Kennys Bookstore
(Olney, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Classic. Book Condition: New. 2005. Paperback. Editor(s): Quinn, Antoinette. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 21. Weight in Grams: 248. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780141186931

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
12.82
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Patrick Kavanagh
ISBN 10: 0141186933 ISBN 13: 9780141186931
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Speedy Hen LLC
(Sunrise, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # ST0141186933. Bookseller Inventory # ST0141186933

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
13.42
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Patrick Kavanagh (author), Antoinette Quinn (editor)
Published by Penguin Books Ltd 2005-08-25, London (2005)
ISBN 10: 0141186933 ISBN 13: 9780141186931
New paperback Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books Ltd 2005-08-25, London, 2005. paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9780141186931

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
8.46
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 6
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Kavanagh, Patrick
Published by Penguin Books Ltd (2005)
ISBN 10: 0141186933 ISBN 13: 9780141186931
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 2005. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # GB-9780141186931

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
6.44
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 9
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book