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Wake Forest University Press

Dedicated to Irish Poetry

Tagged: “Opera Et Cetera”

Publication Day for FROM THERE TO HERE

Starting with his 1976 publication of THE NEW ESTATE and finishing with the call-and-response translation work in FROM ELSEWHERE (2014), Carson guides us through his imaginative landscape in a new selection that includes poems from thirteen volumes written over nearly forty years. 

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Poem of the Week: “Oscar” by Ciaran Carson

Poem of the Week: “Oscar” by Ciaran Carson

Ever wish you could experience winning an Oscar? In light of last weekend’s Academy Awards, today we present you that opportunity, courtesy of one of our most popular poets, Ciaran Carson. Oscar I held the figurine aloft, revelling in my actor’s gravestone smile; I boldly faced an orchestra of flash, as paparazzi packed the aisle. I thanked everyone: all…

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