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Dawe, Gerald 1952-

Overview
Works: 104 works in 260 publications in 3 languages and 3,778 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  History  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Artist
Classifications: PR6054.A915, 821.914
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Across a roaring hill : the Protestant imagination in modern Ireland : essays in honour of John Hewitt( Book )

6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Younger Irish poets( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New younger Irish poets by Gerald Dawe( Book )

10 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The proper word : collected criticism : Ireland, poetry and politics by Gerald Dawe( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Proper Word presents the most important essays from the past three decades of the poet Gerald Dawe. They provide glimpses into a changing Ireland, Europe, and the West in general, at the end of twentieth and beginning of the twenty-first century. Locally attentive and internationally perceptive, The Proper Word collects thirty essays that address topics ranging from W. B. Yeats to Derek Mahon and from Dawe's native Belfast to Sydney, Australia."--book jacket
Ruined pages : selected poems by Padraic Fiacc( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Poet's place : Ulster literature and society : essays in honour of John Hewitt, 1907-87( Book )

9 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earth voices whispering : an anthology of Irish war poetry, 1914-1945( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the domestic upheavals of the 1916 Rising and the War of Independence, to the thwarted idealism of the Spanish Civil War and the unrelenting casualties of two World Wars, Ireland was embroiled in a brutal succession of conflicts in the first half of the twentieth century." "Gathering together over three hundred poems by writers such as Francis Ledwidge, W.B. Yeats and Seamus Heaney, this groundbreaking anthology records the thoughts and experiences of Ireland's poets as soldiers, observers, protestors and mourners. From patriotism to anger, passion to compassion, hope to regret, Earth Voices Whispering embraces the complex reality of a rich and unique period in Irish poetry."--Jacket
The morning train by Gerald Dawe( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heart of hearts by Gerald Dawe( Book )

8 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sunday school by Gerald Dawe( Book )

6 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Krino, 1986-1996 : an anthology of modern Irish writing( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of war and war's alarms : reflections on modern Irish writing by Gerald Dawe( Book )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of War and War's Alarms is a unique study of war and revolution and their impact on the writing lives of Irish poets and novelists from the First World War and the Easter rising, through the War of Independence to the Spanish Civil War, the Second World War and the Northern 'Troubles'. These timely reflections on literature in wartime include such figures as W.B. Yeats, Thomas MacGreevy, Seamus Heaney along with Francis ledwidge, Charles donnelly and Padraic Fiacc, Benedict Kiely, William Trevor, John Hewitt and Christabel Bielenberg. Of War and War's Alarms is a fascinating narrative that builds upon Gerald Dawe's achievement in his original groundbreaking anthology of Irish war poems, Earth Voices Whispering
Against piety : essays in Irish poetry by Gerald Dawe( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widely regarded as one of Ireland's sharpest critics of poetry, Gerald Dawe provides a collection critical essays on modern Irish poets. Reading the work of each poet in his or her own right, Dawe questions the relationship between history and poetry in the context of the social and political issues of contemporary Ireland. What emerges is an intellectual portrait of each poet and his culture from the late 1970s through the end of the 20th century
Lake Geneva by Gerald Dawe( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lundys letter by Gerald Dawe( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheltering places by Gerald Dawe( Book )

7 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How's the poetry going? : literary politics & Ireland today by Gerald Dawe( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Urban environment : a sourcebook for the 1990s( Book )

6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautiful strangers : Ireland and the world of the 1950s by Gerald Dawe( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and German and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This groundbreaking collection examines popular and literary culture in the 1950s through the lens of postwar Ireland. The 1950s are at once a site of cultural nostalgia and of vital relevance to twenty-first-century readers. The diverse essays collected here offer insight into the artistic effects of austerity on both creators and consumers of 1950s culture, examining cultural production in Britain and the United States as well as Ireland
Selected poems by Gerald Dawe( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

?Gerald Dawe's subtlety and lyric control are the mark of a true poet; but it is this graceful and apparently effortless incorporation of the human struggle for transcendence which is the real measure of his importance.'? Fiona Sampson, The Irish Times Since its first appearance in book form in 1978 Gerald Dawe's poetry has been praised for its?feeling of unpadded completeness and unforced structure' (Alastair MacLean, TLS). His achievement has been described by Dennis O'Driscoll as?brave and risk-taking, finely tuned and perfectly pitched' and, by John McAuliffe, as?serious and seri
 
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The proper word : collected criticism : Ireland, poetry and politics
Alternative Names
Gerald Dawe Brits dichter

Gerald Dawe Northern Irish poet

Languages
English (134)

German (2)

Irish (1)

Covers
Earth voices whispering : an anthology of Irish war poetry, 1914-1945The morning train