Snow Falling on Chestnut Hill: New and Selected Poems (Paperback)

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John F. Deane is the founder of Poetry Ireland and The Poetry Ireland Review. He is the author of Eye of the Hare, Fugue: New and Selected Poems, and Toccata and the recipient of the O’Shaughnessy Award for Irish Poetry. In 1996, he was elected Secretary General of the European Academy of Poetry.
Featuring the best poems of one of Ireland’s most popular modern poets, this new work explores John F. Deane’s perennial themes of love—both religious and human. The title sequence traces the development of a Christian life, beginning with expectation and birth and proceeding through youth, experience, death, and rebirth. Each of the collection's 12 poems presents a movement of the spirit, from the author’s childhood in the west of Ireland, through the death of a wife, to the birth of a grandchild in Holland. Arranged in the manner of an orchestral symphony, each section focuses on a different piece of music, from Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony to Mozart's Laudate Dominum. The new poems are accompanied by pieces from Deane’s earlier work, selected and edited by Irish poetry scholar, Thomas Dillon Redshaw.

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ISBN 9781847771179
Genre POETRY / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Format Paperback
Pages 165
Publisher Date 2012-11-01 00:00:00.0
Publisher Carcanet Pr
Copyright Year 2012
Height 8.5 in
Wdth 5.25 in
Thickness 0.5 in
Unit weight 0.5 lb
Language English
Subtitle New and Selected Poems
Audience General/trade
Authors Deane, John F.

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