Selected Poems 1972-1990

Selected Poems 1972-1990

Tom Paulin / Dec 13, 2019

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  • Title: Selected Poems 1972-1990
  • Author: Tom Paulin
  • ISBN: 9780571149414
  • Page: 451
  • Format: Paperback
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      • Tom Paulin

        Born in Leeds, Yorkshire, on 25 January 1949, poet, critic and playwright Tom Thomas Neilson Paulin was raised in Belfast in Northern Ireland where his father was the headmaster of a grammar school, and his mother was a doctor He was educated at Hull University and Lincoln College, Oxford He lectured in English at the University of Nottingham from 1972 until 1989, and was Reader in Poetry from 1989 until 1994 He was a director of Field Day Theatre Company in Derry, Northern Ireland He has also taught at the University of Virginia and was Fellow in Creative Writing at the University of Reading He is now G M Young Lecturer in English at Hertford College, Oxford He is a well known broadcaster and a regular member of the panel for the BBC Television arts programme Newsnight Review.Much of his early poetry reflects the political situation in Northern Ireland and the sectarian violence which has beset the province since the late 1960s His collections include A State of Justice 1977 , winner of a Somerset Maugham Award The Strange Museum 1980 , which won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize Liberty Tree 1983 and the acclaimed Fivemiletown 1987 , which explores Northern Irish Protestant culture and identities Later collections include Walking a Line 1994 and The Wind Dog 1999 , which was shortlisted for the T S Eliot Prize The Invasion Handbook 2002 is the first instalment of an epic poem about the Second World War His latest collection is The Road to Inver Translations, Versions and Imitations 1975 2003 2004 , which brings together work from four decades.His non fiction includes Ireland and the English Crisis 1984 , Minotaur Poetry and the Nation State 1992 , The Day Star of Liberty William Hazlitt s Radical Style 1998 , a critical study of the nineteenth century essayist and radical, and with Amit Chaudhuri , D H Lawrence and Difference The Poetry of the Present 2003 , a study exploring Lawrence s position as a foreigner in the English canon.Tom Paulin is editor of The Faber Book of Political Verse 1986 and The Faber Book of Vernacular Poetry 1990 His plays include The Riot Act A Version of Sophocles Antigone, which toured Ireland in 1984, and All the Way to the Empire Room which was broadcast by the BBC in 1994 His latest book is The Secret Life of Poems 2007.Tom Paulin lives in Oxford with his wife and two sons.


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    1. Really enjoyed Paulin's poems, which I wasn't entirely sure I would, given his mug-shot on the cover.Very skillfully written with real depth of content, they were on a parr with, though very differnt from, Michael Longley's poetry. His choice of words and phrases is masterly.


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