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Muldoon, Paul

Works: 436 works in 1,006 publications in 4 languages and 18,291 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical settings  Fiction  Juvenile works  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Editor, Dedicatee, Translator, Other, Author of introduction, Author of dialog, Speaker
Classifications: PR6063.U367, 821.914
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Most widely held works by Paul Muldoon
Poems, 1968-1998 by Paul Muldoon( Book )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Yet my eye is drawn once again, " "Almost against its wishes, " "To the figure in the shadows, " "Willowy, and clean-shaven, " "As if he simply wandered in" "Between mending that fuse " "And washing the breakfast dishes."--"The Bearded Woman, by Ribera" Sven Birkerts has said, "It is not usual for a poet of Muldoon's years to have an oeuvre disclosing significant shifts and evolutions. But Muldoon, more than most, is an artist in high flight from self-repetition and the deadening business of living up to created expectations." The body of work in "Poems 1968-1998"--a comprehensive gathering of Paul Muldoon's eight volumes--finds a great poet reinventing himself and recreating the business of poetry. The thirty-year effort of Muldoon's career thus far, is altogether like a fascinatingly mutable climate in which each freshening period brings--as his first collection was predictively titled--new weather
The best of the best American poetry by Donald Hall( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

100 poems selected by Robert Pinsky that represent each volume in The best American poetry series
Horse latitudes by Paul Muldoon( Book )

25 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bush's America, this book presents us with fields of battle and fields of debate, in which we often seem to have come to a standstill, but in which language that has been debased may yet be restruck and made current to our predicament."--Jacket
The end of the poem by Paul Muldoon( Book )

24 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This publication contains 15 lectures delivered by Paul Muldoon during his tenure as Oxford Professor of Poetry, from 1999 to 2004. They form a set of variations around the theme of 'the end of the poem'. Each lecture explores a different sense of an ending and focuses upon an individual poem
The Faber book of contemporary Irish poetry( Book )

24 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection allows the readers to explore substantial selections of the poetry of ten postwar poets - Patrick Kavanagh, Louis MacNeice, Thomas Kinsella, John Montague, Michael Longley, Seamus Heaney, Derek Mahon, Paul Durcan, Tom Paulin and Medbh McGuckian
The annals of Chile by Paul Muldoon( Book )

27 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Annals of Chile, Paul Muldoon's first book of new poetry since the acclaimed Madoc: A Mystery (1991), confirms the widely held view that he is the most talented poet of his generation. The heart of the book is the long poem "Yarrow", in which all Muldoon's powers of insight and wordplay and surprising association are on exuberant display. Evoking the 1960s, the poet conjures up a boundless historical present peopled at once by Davy Crockett and Tristan Tzara and Wild Bill Hickok, by Maud Gonne and Michael Jackson, all brought swiftly and vividly to life by his fantastical imagination. The book also contains a group of shorter poems, including "The Birth", a delicate lyric which celebrates the arrival of a baby daughter; "Incantata", a powerful elegy to a former lover; and Muldoon's inspired adaptation of an episode from Ovid's Metamorphoses. Art, Muldoon writes, "builds from pain, from misery, from a deep-seated hurt / a monument to the human heart"; and here, out of strong emotion, in memorable language, Muldoon has once again fashioned rich and vital poetry
Selected poems 1968-1983 by Paul Muldoon( Book )

23 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maggot : poems by Paul Muldoon( Book )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of Plan B, an interim volume that included several of the poems in Maggot, Robert McCrum recently said in the London Observer that "Paul Muldoon, who has done so much to reimagine the poet's task, has surpassed himself with his latest collection." In his eleventh full-length book, Muldoon reminds us that he is a traditional poet who is steadfastly at odds with tradition. If the poetic sequence is the main mode of Maggot, it certainly isn't your father's poetic sequence. Taking as a starting point W.B. Yeats's remark that the only fit topics for a serious mood are "sex and the dead," Muldoon finds unexpected ways of thinking and feeling about what it means to come to terms with the early twenty-first century. It's no accident that the centerpiece of Maggot is an outlandish meditation on a failed poem that draws on the vocabulary of entomological forensics. The last series of linked lyrics, meanwhile, takes as its subject the urge to memorialize the scenes of fatal automobile accidents. The extravagant linkage of rot and the erotic is at the heart of not only the title sequence but also many of the round songs that characterize Maggot, and has led Angela Leighton, writing in The Times Literary Supplement, to see these new poems as giving readers "a thrilling, wild, fairground ride, with few let-ups for the squeamish."
One thousand things worth knowing by Paul Muldoon( Book )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A new collection of poems by Pulitzer Prize-winner Paul Muldoon"--
To Ireland, I by Paul Muldoon( Book )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In To Ireland, I, the Clarendon Lectures in English 1998, Paul Muldoon produces a firework display of scholarship, wit, and intrigue, in a wander through the alphabet of Irish literature. From a mischievous beginning in Amergin - 'the first poet of Ireland' - Muldoon forges link after link between the disparate and the unlikely, until modernists and medievalists appear as congenial neighbours on the half-lit, literary streets of Ireland." "A provocative A to Z, with a particular emphasis on the continuity of the tradition, To Ireland, I is a jaunt through Irish literature from one of the most important poets of his generation."--Jacket
Madoc : a mystery by Paul Muldoon( Book )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why Brownlee left by Paul Muldoon( Book )

29 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Poets on Screen collection contains clips of poets reading their own and other poets' work
The best American poetry, 2005( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This eagerly awaited volume in the celebrated Best American Poetry series reflects the latest developments and represents the last word in poetry today. Paul Muldoon, the distinguished poet and international literary eminence, has selected -- from a pool of several thousand published candidates -- the top seventy-five poems of the year. "The all-consuming interests of American poetry are the all-consuming interests of poetry all over," writes Muldoon in his incisive introduction to the volume. The Best American Poetry 2005 features a superb company of artists ranging from established masters of the craft, such as John Ashbery, Adrienne Rich, and Charles Wright, to rising stars like Kay Ryan, Tony Hoagland, and Beth Ann Fennelly. With insightful comments from the poets elucidating their work, and series editor David Lehman's perspicacious foreword addressing the state of the art, The Best American Poetry 2005 is indispensable for every poetry enthusiast
Mules by Paul Muldoon( Book )

23 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Poets on Screen collection contains clips of poets reading their own and other poets' work
Bandanna by Daron Hagen( )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Astrakhan cloak by Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and Irish and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essential Byron by George Gordon Byron Byron( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plan B by Paul Muldoon( Book )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Plan B' is a collaboration between the Irish poet, Paul Muldoon and the acclaimed Scottish photographer, Norman McBeath, in which there's an uncanny relationship between word and black-and-white image
The prince of the quotidian by Paul Muldoon( Book )

8 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Questions raised by the The Annals of Chile - published concurrently with The Prince of the Quotidian - are resolved in the confidential, clarifying contexts of this journal recounting one month in the poet's life."--Jacket
New weather by Paul Muldoon( Book )

23 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Poems, 1968-1998
Alternative Names
Muldoon, P

Muldoon, Paul

Muldoon, Paul 1951-

Paul Muldoon dichter uit Noord-Ierland

Paul Muldoon nordirischer Dichter

Paul Muldoon poeta nordirlandese

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English (362)

Japanese (3)

Irish (2)

Spanish (1)

Horse latitudesThe end of the poemThe Faber book of contemporary Irish poetryThe annals of ChileSelected poems 1968-1983Maggot : poemsTo Ireland, IMadoc : a mystery