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Peter Fallon - Poet, Publisher, Editor and Translator

Peter Fallon - Poet, Publisher, Editor and Translator

Edited by Richard Rankin Russell

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Esteemed writers honour a man who has had an immense influence on Ireland’s artistic life since 1970. Contributions come from Seamus Heaney, Medbh McGuckian, Paul Muldoon, Derek Mahon, Ciaran Carson, Dennis O’Driscoll, Conor O’Callaghan, amongst many others. A history of more than forty years of literary output in Ireland and USA.
In this unique volume, edited by Richard Rankin Russell, a luminous group of Irish and international writers gather to pay tribute to Irish publisher and poet Peter Fallon, recognising his immense contribution to literary and artistic life in Ireland and beyond. Essays on Fallon's life and literary legacy have been contributed by a distinguished group, including Seamus Heaney, Derek Mahon, Dennis O'Driscoll, Maurice Harmon, Justin Quinn and Wendell Berry. Part Five is an exclusive and moving collection of new poems in honour of Fallon by his friends and fellow poets Richard Wilbur, Medbh McGuckian, Paul Muldoon, Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill, Seamus Heaney and Ciaran Carson amongst many others. In honour of Fallon's importance as the leading publisher of Irish poetry, as editor, translator and as a poet himself, this celebratory collection in his honour carries contributions from a number of the poets he publishes.

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Author Edited by Richard Rankin Russell
Publisher Irish Academic Press
Publication date 1 Jan 2013
Format Hardback
ISBN/EAN 9780716531593

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