Northern Irish Poetry and Theology

Authors: McConnell, G.

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Northern Irish Poetry and Theology argues that theology shapes subjectivity, language and poetic form, and provides original studies of three internationally acclaimed poets: Seamus Heaney, Michael Longley and Derek Mahon.

About the authors

Gail McConnell is Lecturer in English at Queen's University Belfast, UK. She has published in The Irish Review and contributed to The Oxford Handbook of Modern Irish Poetry.

Table of contents (5 chapters)

  • Introduction

    McConnell, Gail

    Pages 1-23

  • Religion and Identity Politics in Contemporary Northern Irish Poetry: The Critical Landscape

    McConnell, Gail

    Pages 24-51

  • ‘Its flesh was sweet / Like thickened wine’: Iconography and Sacramentalism in the Poetry of Seamus Heaney

    McConnell, Gail

    Pages 52-121

  • ‘A hole / In the cathedral wall’: Iconoclasm and Catechism in the Poetry of Michael Longley

    McConnell, Gail

    Pages 122-181

  • ‘The only way out of “the tongue-tied profanity”’: Calvinism, Rupture and Revision in the Poetry of Derek Mahon

    McConnell, Gail

    Pages 182-235

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Northern Irish Poetry and Theology
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-34384-0
DOI
10.1057/9781137343840
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-34383-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-46588-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 261
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