Collected Poems

Collected Poems

by Michael Donaghy

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The death of Michael Donaghy in 2004 at the age of fifty robbed poetry of one of its best-loved and most naturally gifted practitioners. A modern metaphysical, Donaghy wrote poetry of great wisdom, grace, charm, erudition and consummate technical accomplishment. This book gathers together all of Donaghy's mature poetry, and includes the full texts of his four published volumes, as well as a number of fine uncollected pieces. As the poet-critic Sean O'Brien has remarked, Donaghy will come to be seen as one of the representative poets of the age.

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ISBN-13: 9781447261711
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Publication date: 09/11/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 26.00(d)

About the Author

Michael Donaghy was born in the Bronx, New York, in 1954. In 1985 he moved to London, where he worked as a teacher and traditional Irish musician. His previous collections are Shibboleth, Errata (published in one volume, entitled Dances Learned Last Night), Conjure, and Safest. A comprehensive selection of his prose writing, The Shape of the Dance: Essays, Interviews and Digressions, is also published by Picador.

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