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(p. 697) Index

(p. 697) Index

Adams, Gerry 556
Adorno, Theodor 374, 617
Aisling verse 8, 188, 297, 380, 391, 408, 518
Aldington, Richard 135
Allen, Michael 427
Allen, Nicholas 16
Allingham, William 12–13, 35, 536
Allison, Jonathan 448
Altieri, Charles 497
Amis, Kingsley 234, 251
Ammons, A. R. 493, 645
Anderson, Benedict 549
Anderson, Hedli 243
Archambeau, Robert 619
Armantrout, Rae 608
Armitage, Simon 643
Arnold, Matthew 8, 47, 204, 514, 518, 528, 544
Ashbery, John 257, 413, 430, 608, 645
Ashe, Thomas 396
Atkins, Humphrey 389
Attridge, Derek 360–1, 369
Auden, W. H.
and elegies 596
and European Caravan, The 135
and Icelandic sagas 238
and Kinsella, Thomas 228, 230, 234–5
and MacNeice, Louis 196, 522–3
and Muldoon, Paul 533, 603
and poetry anthologies 542
and poetry and politics 128
and Thirties poetry 196
‘In Memory of W. B. Yeats’ 256, 590, 592, 603–4
‘Musée des Beaux Arts’ 253, 256
Bachelard, Gaston 150
Baer, William 644
Barańczak, Stanisław 344
Bardic verse 5, 87, 107, 313, 316, 318, 336, 530
Barthes, Roland 299, 456
Bartlett, Tom 5
Batten, Guinn 146
Baudelaire, Charles 22, 155, 263, 345, 351, 463, 509, 628
Baudrillard, Jean 470
Bax, Arnold (Dermot O’Byrne) 79–80
Baxter, Leslie Owen 217
Beckett, Samuel
and Baudelaire, Charles 155
and Clarke, Austin 15, 132, 229, 519
and exile 130–2, 140, 145
and influence on Irish poetry 157–60, 503–4, 604, 614, 636
and Irishness 145
and Kavanagh, Patrick 191
and MacGreevy, Thomas 148, 158
and Mandelstam, Osip 149, 154–5
and modernism 10, 16, 94, 133–6, 146, 540, 628
and Nordau, Max 151
and Proust, Marcel 149
and Rimbaud, Arthur 151
and translation 154
‘Alba’ 151
All That Fall 145, 417
‘Arènes de Lutèce’ 154
Company 145
‘Dieppe’ 140, 157
Dream of Fair to Middling Women 150
Echo's Bones 135, 146–9, 152, 154
‘Enueg I’ 143, 148, 150, 503
First Love 147, 152–3
(p. 698)
Footfalls 156
Happy Days 157
‘Homage to Jack B. Yeats’ 159
Imagination Dead Imagine 156
Lost Ones, The 156
‘Malacoda’ 143
mirlitonnades 155–7
Molloy 151–2
More Pricks than Kicks 152
‘Mouche, La’ 153
Murphy 15, 52, 151, 153
Not I 155
Proust 149
‘Recent Irish Poetry’ 15, 132, 145, 149, 519
‘Rue de Vaugirard’ 149
‘Sanies I’ 151
‘Sanies II’ 152
‘Serena I’ 153
‘Serena II’ 152
‘Serena III’ 147
‘Something there’ 153
Waiting for Godot 191
Watt 147
‘Way, The’ 147
Behan, Brendan 320, 497
Bell, Sam Hanna 197, 205, 219, 221
Bell, The 187, 197, 207, 225, 229
Benjamin, Walter 334, 349, 463–5, 549, 551
Bergin, Osborne 322–3, 327
Berkeley, George 43, 106, 120, 124
Bernstein, Charles 619
Berryman, John 336
Bertrand, Aloysius 616
Betjeman, John 195
Bigger, F. J. 535, 540
Bishop, Elizabeth 420, 434, 528, 533, 634, 682
Blackstaff Press 480, 541–2
Blake, William
and Clarke, Austin 232
and Eliot, T. S. 121–2
and influence on symbolism 30, 31, 33–4, 38–9
and Kavanagh, Patrick 450
and Romantic Celticism 8
and Yeats, W. B. 33–4, 38–39, 42, 51, 96–8, 113–16, 123, 127, 251, 516, 550
Blanchot, Maurice 155
Blavatsky, Helena 120–1
Bloem, J. C. 262
Bloody Sunday 374, 378–81
Bloom, Harold 186, 299, 301–2
Blueshirts, The 108
Blyton, Enid 621
Boehme, Jacob 38
Boland, Eavan
and Dublin 492, 495, 498–9
and identity 355
and Irish poetry anthologies 540, 545
and Irish women's poetry 420, 429, 431, 652, 655
and poetic style and influence 173, 642
and political poetry 373, 381–2
and translation 344–5
as critic 519, 521, 526, 529–31, 532, 533, 674
‘Kind of Scar, A’ 529–30
Object Lessons 529–31
Bono (Paul Hewson) 404
Borges, Jorge Luis 165
Bowra, Cecil Morris 40
Boyd, John 205, 211, 219–220
Boyle, Alicia 221
Branusci, Constantin 251
Brearton, Fran
and art as alternative spirituality 482
and Longley, Michael 258, 358, 369, 495, 595,
and MacNeice, Louis 198, 209
and Muldoon, Paul 305
and the ‘Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry’ 626
and Yeats, W. B. 101–2
Great War in Irish Poetry, The 62
Bresdin, Rodolphe 395
Breton, André 154
Breughel, Pieter 263
Bridge Press 225, 228–9, 233–4
Brodsky, Joeseph 602
Bronowski, Jacob 134–5
Bronte, Charlotte 426
Brook, Rupert 65
Brooke, Rupert 592
Brooks, Cleanth 453
Brown, Danson 196, 201
(p. 699) Brown, Terence 50, 131, 196–7, 211, 438–9, 445, 459
Browning, Robert 25, 116
Bryce, Colette 390, 652
Bryson, Norman 283
Buckley, Vincent 492–3
Burke, Edmund 43, 100–1, 106, 114, 124
Butler, David 163, 174
Butler, Judith 398, 430
Byrne, Gay 404
Byron, Catherine 402
Byron, George Gordon 115, 300, 301, 306, 529
Cage, John 616
Callanan, J. J. 312
Campbell, Joseph (Irish poet) 203, 210, 214, 229
Campbell, Joseph (US mythologist) 237
Campbell, Lawrence 252
Campbell, Matthew 605, 608, 630
Campbell, Thomas 116
Campion, Thomas 86
Cannon, Moya 275–7, 652
Carberry, Ethna
Carleton, William 12
Carlyle, Thomas 10, 21
Carner, Josep 347
Carney, James 322
Carson, Ciaran
and ancient Ireland 17–8
and aurality 280–1
and Beckett, Samuel 158
and Belfast 461–8, 670, 673
and Dante 346–7
and ekphrasis 290–1
and French poetry 341, 345, 351
and Heaney, Seamus 383
and Irish poetry anthologies 541, 545
and Joyce, James 174–8
and Ní Dhomhnaill, Nuala 328
and poetic experimentation 609, 626
and rhyme 583–4
and sonnets 567, 571, 582–7
Alexandrine Plan, The 351, 583
Ballad of HMS Belfast, The 297
‘Ballad of HMS Belfast, The’ 297, 467
‘Belfast’ 466
Belfast Confetti 158, 352, 583
‘Belfast Confetti’ 462
‘Breaking’ 466–7
Breaking News 158, 290–1, 466
‘Dunne’ 297
First Language 583
For All We Know 161, 174–7, 351–3, 583, 585
‘Fragment’ 467
‘Gate’ 466
‘Horse at Balaklava, 1854’ 290
Int én bec’ / ‘The Blackbird of Belfast Lough’ / ‘little bird, the’ 326, 467
Irish for No, The 158, 462, 583
‘Irish for No, The’ 304–7
‘K’ 281
Midnight Court, The 320, 325
‘News’ 466
‘Night Patrol’ 297
‘On the Contrary’ 351
On the Night Watch 583
Opera Et Cetera 583
‘Opus Operandi’ 297, 306
‘Over Agincourt’ 364
‘Pas de Deux’ 351
Pen Friend, The 280
‘Question Time’ 463
‘Second Take’ 161, 177
‘Second Time Round’ 175–6
‘Smithfield Market’ 465
‘Some Uses of a Dead Horse’ 290
‘Spin Cycle 2158
Táin, The 17, 19
‘Théodore Géricault: Farrier's Signboard, 1814’ 291
‘This Device’ 363
‘To’ 351
‘Tune, The’ 281
Twelfth of Never, The 174, 583
Until Before After 583
‘What Then’ 366
Carson, Edward 246
Carter, Angela 18
Cary, H. F. 346
Casanova, Pascale 514
Casement, Roger 84
Cate-Arries, Francie 396–7
(p. 700) Catholicism and Irish poetry 4, 437–55, 479
Caufield, Max 82, 84
Celan, Paul 175
Censorship 133, 145, 226, 230
Cervantes, Miguel de 165
Cézanne, Paul 148–9
Chagall, Marc 254
Chardin, Jean-Baptiste-Siméon 254
Cioran, Emile M. 154
Cixous, Hélène 530
Clare, John 542
Clarke, Austin
and Beckett, Samuel 15, 132, 229, 519
and biography 228–9
and Catholicism 437–46, 450
and contemporary social engagement in poetry 231–4, 239
and Hiberno-English style 10, 15–16, 52–7, 317
and influence on Irish poetry 518, 525, 546
and Irish Academy of Letters 133, 230
and Irish exceptionalism 525
and Irish (Gaelic) poetic tradition 15–16, 17, 229–30, 233–4, 446
and Irish Literary revival 52, 231
and Irish poetry anthologies 538–40
and Irish prosody 317
and itinerary poem 237
and Kavanagh, Patrick 229, 446, 450, 518, 525, 539, 546
and MacDonagh, Thomas 55–6
and MacNeice, Louis 197, 203
and Mahon, Derek 445, 493, 496, 539
and publishing career 225–6
and religion as intellectual activity 439
and Yeats, W. B. 52, 56–7, 198, 230, 232, 236, 519–20, 524, 539
as critic 513, 519–20, 524
‘Abbey Theatre Fire’ 232
Ancient Lights 229, 231–2, 439
‘Ancient Lights’ 231–3, 440–1
‘Another Protestant Insult’ 53
As the Crow Flies 231
‘Beyond the Pale’ 233
‘Blackbird of Derrycairn, The’ 231
Bright Temptation, The 230
Cattledrive in Connaught, The 15, 227
‘Celebrations’ 232, 439
‘Celibacy’ 53
‘Disestablished Church, The’ 441
‘Echo at Coole’ 56
‘Envy of Poor Lovers’ 439–40
Flight to Africa and Other Poems 440
‘Flock at Dawn, The’ 54, 233
‘From a Diary of Dreams’ 230
‘Hippophagi, The’ 444
Horse Eaters, The 229, 233, 444
‘How Covetousness Came into the Church’ 444
‘In the Savile Club’ 56
Later Poems 230, 233
‘Living on Sin’ 440
‘Loss of Strength, The’ 233
‘Lost Heifer, The’ 15
‘Marriage’ 232
‘Martha Blake’ 54, 445–6
‘Martha Blake at Fifty-One’ 440
‘Miss Marnell’ 442
Mnemosyne Lay in Dust 440, 442–3, 612
Night and Morning 229–30, 439, 444
‘Penal Law’ 445
Penny in the Clouds, A 230
Pilgrimage 52–3, 55, 230
‘Planter's Daughter, The’ 53
‘Poetry in Ireland Today’ 520
‘Robert Frost’ 444
Selected Poems 233, 438
Sermon on Swift and Other Poems, A 441
‘Straying Student, The’ 444
‘Subjection of Women, The’ 444
‘Three poems about children’ 232
Twice Around the Black Church 519
Too Great a Vine 229, 232, 442
‘Usufruct’ 232
‘Vanishing Irish’ 55–6
Vengeance of Fionn 439
Clark, Heather 198–9, 211, 215, 483–4
Clarke, Thomas 84
Clifford, Sigerson 227
Clifton, Harry 254, 345
Clyde, Tom 214, 221
Coady, Michael 272–3
Coffey, Brian 614, 618, 646
and Devlin, Denis 139, 144
(p. 701)
and ekphrasis 254
and Irish poetic modernism 130–3, 135, 519, 541, 614, 618, 624, 627, 646
‘Missouri Sequence’ 140–4
‘Painterly’ 254–5
Poems and Versions 1929–1990 136
Third Person 135
‘Yuki-Hira’ 136
Coghill, Rhoda 272
cognitive poetics 364
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor 25, 115, 119–20, 123, 300, 305–6, 604
Collins, Lucy 414
Collins, Michael 589
Colum, Pádraic 133, 161, 203, 229, 313
Comfort, Alex 217
conceptual metaphor 364–5
Conor, William 219
Connolly, Cyril 195, 197
Connolly, James 50, 77, 83, 90, 93, 99
Cooke, Barrie 262
Copernicus, Nicolaus 10
Corcoran, Neil 399, 461–2, 527, 579
Corkery, Daniel 530
Coughlan, Patricia 150
Coward, Noel 197
Cowley, Abraham 126–7
Cox, Kenneth 498
Craig, Cairns 123
Craig, Maurice J. 214, 217
Craig, Patricia 220
Crane, Hart 495
Creeley, Robert 497–8
Crevel, René 154
Cronin, Anthony 186, 629
Cronin, Michael 330, 345
Crotty, Patrick 146, 481, 567
Cuala Press 201
Cullen, Yvonne 652
Cummins, James 627
Daiken, Leslie H. 93–4
Daly, Edward 84
Dante Alighieri 18, 23, 122, 127–8, 169, 208, 503, 570, 600
David, Gerard 256
Davidson, Bob 221
Davie, Donald 229, 234
Davin, Dan 245
Davis, Alex 237, 617, 619
Davis, Thomas 7, 9–10, 44, 49, 118, 136, 535–6, 588
Davitt, Michael 336
Davray, Henri 38
Dawe, Gerald 380, 499, 519, 532, 543–4, 546
Day Lewis, Cecil 91, 196, 538
Deane, Seamus 43, 234, 451, 589
Delanty, Greg 273–4
De Certeau, Michel 499, 501
De Hooch, Pieter 259
De Man, Paul 149, 300
Derricke, John 376
Derrida, Jacques 343
De Valera, Éamon 277, 439
Devine, Micky 390–1
Devlin, Denis
and Beckett, Samuel 150
and career as diplomat 138
and Coffey, Brian 139, 142
and Irish poetic modernism 130–36, 144, 519, 526, 619, 646
and Irish poetry anthologies 538–40
and Perse, St John 138
‘Bacchanal’ 146
‘Heavenly Foreigner, The’ 139–40
‘Lough Derg’ 140
‘Memoirs of a Turcoman Diplomat’ 143
‘Tomb of Michael Collins, The’ 132, 589
Dickinson, Emily 257, 336, 533
Didsbury, Peter 646
Dillon, Gerard 256
Dinnshenchas 23, 531
Dire Straits 604
Docherty, Thomas 423, 426, 433
Dōgen 616
Dolmen Press 227–8, 230, 233, 238–9, 493
Donaghy, Gerald 379
Donaghy, John Lyle 135
Donne, John 118, 126–7, 381, 606
Donoghue, Denis 29, 39, 229, 438, 453
Donovan, Katie 366
Dooley, Tim 419
Douglas, Keith 594
Dowland, John 162
(p. 702) Dryden, John 127, 165, 381, 545
Dublin Magazine 134
Duchamp, Marcel 149
Duffy, Carol Ann 18, 643
Duffy, Gavan 45
Duhig, Ian 631
Dunsany, Lord (Edward Plunkett) 68–70
Durcan, Paul
and ekphrasis 282–7
and Haughey, Charles 407–8
and influence 631, 642
and Irish poetry anthologies 543, 545
and Kavanagh, Patrick 195, 403, 494
and Mahon, Derek 496, 504
‘11 September 2001’ 409
‘Beckett at the Gate, The’ 504
Berlin Wall Café, The 285, 404, 412–3
‘Centre of the Universe, The’ 409
‘Collaring of Manet by a Dublin Architect in the National Gallery, The’ 284
Crazy About Women 282, 285
‘Family Group in a Landscape, A’ 285
‘Fr Peadar Party—Third Secretary to the Archbishop’ 405
‘Fuckmuseum, Constance’ 284
Give Me Your Hand 282, 285
‘Greetings to Our Friends in Brazil’ 409, 415–8
‘Holy Family with St John, The’ 286–7
‘Interior with Members of a Family’, An’ 285
‘Irish Hierarchy Bans Colour Photography’ 548
Jesus Break His Fall 284
‘Jewish Bride, The’ 285, 412
Jumping the Train Tracks with Angela 284
‘Lament for Cearbhall O’Dálaigh’ 414–15
Laughter of Mothers, The 404
‘MacBride Dynasty, The’ 404
‘Man with Two Daughters’ 285
‘Margaret Thatcher Joins IRA’ 548
‘Marriage of the Virgin, The’ 285–6
‘Minister Opens New Home for Battered Husbands’ 548
‘Mr and Mrs Andrews’ 285
‘Mrs Congreve with Her Children’ 285
‘Nessa’ 408–9
‘Newsdesk’ 548
‘Night they Murdered Boyle Somerville, The’ 416
O Westport in the Light of Asia Minor408, 416
‘Painter's Daughters Chasing a Butterfly, The’ 285
Paul Durcan's Diary 407–8, 414
‘Perfect Nazi Family is Alive and Well and Prospering in Modern Ireland, The’ 284, 405–6
‘Rose of Blackpool, The’ 414
‘Snail in my Prime, A’ 409
‘Tribute to a Reporter in Belfast, 1974’ 548
‘Tullynoe: Tête á Tête in the Parish Priest's Parlour’ 409
‘Vision of St Hubert, The’ 285
‘Visitor from Rio de Janeiro, A’ 496
‘Wife Who Smashed Television Gets Jail’ 548
Eagleton, Terry 386
Egan, Felim 257, 261
Eglinton, John (W. K. Magee) 22–4, 26, 28
Eliot, T. S.
and ‘auditory imagination’ 164, 528
and Blake, William 116, 121–2
and culture 128
and Dante 122
and ‘dissociation of sensibility’ 119, 126
and esotericism 115, 120–1
and Heaney, Seamus 526–8
and ‘impersonality’ 119
and Kinsella, Thomas 228, 230, 238, 525
and MacNeice, Louis 522–3, 590
and Metaphysical poetry 114, 118–19, 127
and modernism 134–6, 519, 610, 612, 615
and Murray, John Middleton 116
and poet-critics 513, 514, 532
and Pound, Ezra 316–17
and Romanticism 114
and Symons, Arthur 37
and Wordsworth, William 118–20
and Yeats, W. B. 113–29, 516, 522–3, 536–7
After Strange Gods 128
Cocktail Party, The 121
(p. 703)
Four Quartets 121–2, 131, 147, 586
‘Hamlet and His Problems’ 118
‘Metaphysical Poets, The’ 118–19, 126, 127
Notes Towards the Definition of Culture 128
Sacred Wood, The 119
‘Tradition and the Individual Talent’ 118, 128, 524, 568
Waste Land, The 120, 131, 140, 610
Ellis, Conleth 380
Ellis, Edwin 33, 115
Ellmann, Richard 163, 168
Eluard, Paul 136, 154
Emmet, Robert 9, 44
Empson, William 197, 532, 634
Ennis, Séamus 271
Envoy 181, 225
Ervine, St John 133, 216–18
Europa Press 135
European Caravan, The 134–5
Evans, Estyn 222
Fallon, Padraic 255, 538
Fallon, Peter 341, 519, 546–7, 576–7
Farr, Florence 32
Farrell, Patrick 376–7
Farren, Robert 212
Ferguson, Samuel 4, 10–11, 49, 118, 312, 516, 536, 630
Ferlinghetti, Lawrence 228
Ferris, Sarah 220
Fiacc, Padraic 463, 541–2
Field Day Anthology, The 404, 531
Fisher, Roy 499, 608, 619
Fitzgerald, Edward 44
Fitzsimons, Andrew 237–8, 499
Flanagan, T. P. 261
Flaubert, Gustave 27, 163
Flower, Robin 314
Fludd, Robert 127
Flynn, Leontia 652, 669, 672
and sonnets 567, 582
‘26’ 631, 672
‘Acts of Faith’ 672
‘Alfred Hitchcock’ 681
‘Amazing, Disappearing, The’ 672
‘Belfast’ 669
‘Bridges’ 671
‘Cyprus Avenue’ 278
Drives 681
‘Eeps’ 672
‘Franklin's Tale, The’ 672
‘It's a Wonderful Life’ 672, 680
‘Myth of the Tea Boy, The’ 680
‘On the Third Floor of the Royal Infirmary’ 680
‘Poem for Christmas’ 676, 680
‘Second Mrs de Winter, The’ 672
Sylvia Plath's Sinus Condition’ 681
These Days 631, 671, 678, 681
‘Two Crossings’ 679
‘Washington’ 307, 681–2
‘What you Get’ 366
Ford, Charles Henri 136
Foster, John Wilson 212, 222
Foster, R. F. 4, 49, 110, 122, 439, 551
Frazer, James 610
Frazier, Adrian 497
Friers, Rowell 219–20
Frost, Robert 300, 412, 413, 416, 417, 442, 526–7, 533
Frye, Northrop 115, 237
Fukuyama, Francis 403, 671
Fuller, John 569
Fussell, Paul 64, 69, 631–2, 639
Futurism 131
Gaelic League 311
Galileo, Galalei 10
Gallen, John 211, 216–17
Galvin, Patrick 90
Gaynor, Fergal 627
George, Stefan 22
Géricault, Théodore 291
Gibbon, Monk 94
Gifford, Mary 81
Gill, Thomas Patrick 22, 25
Gilliam, Laurence 197, 205
Gillis, Alan 668–9, 674, 677–9, 682–3
and ‘antilanguage’ 362
and Beckett, Samuel 149, 154
and Belfast 470–1, 672–4
and Carson, Ciaran 300
(p. 704)
and Clarke, Austin 52, 55, 233
and globalisation 471–2
and intertextuality 363
and Irish poetic modernism 146, 626
and personae 279
and ‘Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry’ 626
and vernacular 675
as critic 532
‘12th October 1994’ 470–1
‘After Arcadia’ 677
‘Don’t You’ 279, 363
‘Driving Home’ 668
‘For What We Are About To Receive’675–6, 680–1
Hawks and Doves 676
‘Home and Away’ 675
‘Last Friday Night’ 361–2, 675
‘On a Weekend Break in a Political Vacuum’ 678
‘Progress’ 675
‘Saturday Morning’ 471–2, 683
Somebody, Somewhere 347
‘To Belfast’ 673–4, 676, 680
Ginsberg, Allen 228
Girard, René 106
Girvan, Brian 226
Glob, P. V. 383, 559
Gogarty, Oliver St John 108, 145, 186, 536
Goldsmith, Oliver 43, 106, 124, 535, 540
Gonne, Maud 29, 50, 89, 95–6, 98, 104, 107, 252, 404
Goodby, John 412–3, 443–4, 577
Gore-Booth, Constance see Markiewicz, Constance
Gore-Booth, Eva 75–6, 84–5
Gourmont, Remy de 24, 119
Goya, Francisco de 263
Graham, Colin 402, 453, 500, 672, 674, 678
Graham, Jorie 646
Grattan, Henry 114–15, 124
Graves, Robert 62, 316, 420, 495, 532–3
Gray, Thomas 182
Greacan, Robert 198, 211–21, 223–4, 225, 538
Green, Frederick Lawrence 219
Greer, Beatrice 246
Greer, Germaine 434
Greer, Thomas McGregor 246
Gregory, (Lady) Isabella Augusta 28, 89, 311–2
Gregory, Robert 102, 126
Grene, Nicholas 89
Grierson, Herbert 126
Groarke, Vona 629, 652–67
and editorship of special edition of Verse 653
and Mahon, Derek 495
and translation 347
‘American Jay, An’ 665
‘Annotated House, The’ 661
‘Archaeology’ 661
‘By and By’ 665
‘Clutch Handbag, The’ 665
‘Daphne as a Modern Theme’ 656
‘Empty House, The’ 657
‘End of the Line, The’ 658
‘Figures on a Cliff’ 656–7
‘First’ 657
Flight 655, 658–60
‘Flight’ 659
‘Ghosts’ 660–1
‘Going Home’ 656
‘Haunted House, The’ 658
‘Home’ 656
‘If There is a City’ 657
‘Image of the House, The’ 657
‘Imperial Measure’ 659
‘Insomnia’ 655–6
‘Jetty, The’ 666
Juniper Street 660–4
‘Letter “d”, The’ 661
‘Lighthouse, The’ 655
‘Lines’ 654
‘Magic Touch, The’ 658
Other People's Houses 655, 657
‘Outdoors’ 658
‘Pier’ 666–7
‘Rain Bearers’ 657
‘Reflections’ 656
Shale 654–7
‘Shot Silk’ 659
‘Small Hours, The’ 665–6
‘Snow in Summer’ 660
(p. 705)
Spindrift 664–7
‘Thistle’ 660
‘To Smithereens’ 662
‘Trapdoor’ 666
‘Verb “to herringbone”, The’ 659
‘Way it Goes, The’ 659
‘We Had Words’ 662
‘White Noise’ 659
Guillén, Claudio 352
Guinness, Selina 631, 643–4
Gyles, Althea 30
Haberstroh, Patricia Boyle 421, 427
Hallam, Arthur Henry 24
Hamilton, Hugo 342–4, 352
Hamilton, Paul 304, 307
Hardie, Kerrie 652
Hardy, Thomas 343–4
Harmon, Maurice 439
Hartley, David 120
Hartnett, Michael 494, 500, 540, 598
and linguistic ‘Otherness’ 345
and Ní Dhomhnaill, Nuala 317, 328, 331
and Ó Bruadair, Daibhí 317
and sonnets 567, 575–6, 578–9
and translation 317, 331, 345
Farewell to English, A 239
Inchicore Haiku 503
‘I saw magic on a green country road’ 578–9
‘That Actor Kiss’ 575
Haughey, Charles 404, 407
Haughton, Hugh 495–6, 592, 593
Hauptmann, Gerhart 163
Hayter, Stanley William 135
HD (Hilda Doolittle) 135
Healy, Randolph 609, 618, 619, 626–7
Heaney, Seamus 211, 270, 537, 564
and ancient Ireland 6–7, 17–18
and auctoritas 298, 301
and Catholic imagery 451
and ekphrasis 261–5
and elegy 589, 594, 599–603
and Eliot, T. S. 526–8
and English lyric 579–80
and Hiberno-English style 10
and identity 345, 562, 613
and Irish poetry anthologies 541–2, 544, 546
and Joyce, James 162, 169, 517
and Kavanagh, Patrick 195
and Kochanowski, Jan 344
and linguistic ‘Otherness’ 345
and Merriman, Brian 320
and Muldoon, Paul 173, 300, 305–6
and news media 558–61
and Ní Dhomhnaill, Nuala 328
and Northern Irish Troubles 6, 395, 398–402, 527, 580
and Old English poetry 341
and poetic tradition 580
and poetic voice 173, 177
and Simmons, James 491
and sonnets 567, 575, 579–80
and translation 320, 328, 341, 344–5, 347
and Wordsworth, William 298–300, 302–4, 527–8, 560, 599
and writing as a redemptive act 441
and Yeats, W. B. 298, 527
as critic 513, 526–9
‘Act of Union’ 379–80, 579
‘Album’ 602
‘Anahorish 1944’ 362–3
‘At a Potato Digging’ 599
‘At Toomebridge’ 303
‘Basket of Chestnuts, A’ 264–5
‘Belderg’ 639
Beowulf 346–7
‘Blackberry-Picking’ 454–5
‘Bogland’ 261
‘Bog Queen’ 600
‘Bye-Child’ 639
‘Casualty’ 544, 601
‘Clearances’ 452, 575–6, 580, 602
‘Constable Calls, A’ 360–1
‘Conway Stewart, The’ 602
‘Crediting Poetry’ 527, 531
‘Damson’ 454
Death of a Naturalist 261, 302, 304, 451, 454, 599, 639
‘Digging’ 451–2, 599, 633
District and Circle 580
Door into the Dark 261, 452, 579, 600
‘Earning a Rhyme’ 528
(p. 706)
Electric Light 602
‘Feeling into Words’ 298, 453, 527
Field Work 261, 270, 298–9, 451, 575, 600
‘Field Work’ 454
‘Flight Path, The’ 398–401
‘Folk Singers’ 639
‘Follower’ 370
‘Forge, The’ 452, 579
‘Fosterage’ 302
‘Funeral Rites’ 6
‘Glanmore Revisited’ 575, 580
‘Glanmore Sonnets’ 261, 298, 567, 579–80
Government of the Tongue, The 452
‘Grauballe Man, The’ 263–4, 383–5, 452, 559–61
‘Gravel Walks, The’ 452
‘Grotus and Coventina’ 262
‘Harvest Bow, The’ 304, 451
Haw Lantern, The 262, 452, 601
Human Chain 602
‘In Memoriam Seán Ó’Riada’ 270
‘In Small Townlands’ 261
Int én bec’ / ‘The Blackbird of Belfast Lough’ 326–7
‘Keeping Going’ 533
‘Lough Neagh Sequence, A’ 303, 305
‘Mid-Term Break’ 599
‘Ministry of Fear, The’ 302
‘Mossbawn’ 528
‘Mossbawn: Two Poems in Dedication’ 262–3, 369, 579
‘Mud Vision, The’ 262
North 262–3, 298, 304, 373, 380, 383, 452, 558, 561, 579, 600, 639
‘On Poetry and Professing’ 527
‘Out of Shot’ 580
‘Out of This World’ 262
‘Place and Displacement’ 303, 306, 382–3, 519, 527–8
‘Poet's Chair’ 262
‘Polish Sleepers’ 580
‘Poor Women in a City Church’ 639
‘Punishment’ 264, 369, 600
‘Rain Stick, The’ 452
Rattle Bag, The 541–2
‘Redress of Poetry, The’ 528
‘Reliquary’ 455
‘Requiem for the Croppies’ 579, 600
‘Saw Music’ 262
‘Scuttle for Dorothy Wordsworth, A’ 302
‘Seed Cutters, The’ 263, 579, 580
Seeing Things 261, 264, 601
‘Seeing Things’ 262, 602
‘Settle Bed, The’ 253
‘Shiver, A’ 580, 584
‘Singing School’ 302
‘Skylight, The’ 575
‘Something to Write Home About’ 528–9
‘Song’ 271
Spirit Level, The 261, 452
‘Squarings’ 261
Station Island 173, 412
‘Station Island’ 173, 401–2, 517, 601
Stepping Stones 528
‘Strand at Lough Beg, The’ 600–1
‘Strange Fruit’ 455, 579
‘Summer 1969’ 263
‘Sunlight’ 263
Sweeney Astray 17
‘To a Dutch Potter in Ireland’ 261–2
‘Tollund Man, The’ 263, 383, 452
‘Two Lorries’ 633
‘Ugolino’ 399–401
‘Villanelle for an Anniversary’ 634
‘Whatever You Say Say Nothing’ 558–9
Wintering Out 263, 383, 452, 580, 600, 639
‘Wordsworth's Skates’ 302
‘Yeats as an Example?’ 517
Heffernan, James A. W. 252–3, 283, 296
Hegel, G. W. F. 10
Heidegger, Martin 151
Heine, Heinrich 31
Hemans, Felicia 116
Henley, William Ernest 29
Henn, Thomas Rice 126
Herbert, George 528
Herbert, Zbigniew 528, 602
Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn 29, 39–40, 120
Hewitt, John 211–13, 215, 217, 219–22, 321
and Belfast 214
and Connolly, James 90
and Easter Rising 90
(p. 707)
and ‘Irish mode’ 213
and Irish poetry anthologies 538, 540, 541
and MacNeice, Louis 205–9
and progressive politics in Northern Ireland 197
and Protestantism 479–81
and regionalism 205–9, 215, 221, 480, 527
and ‘rooted’ Ulster writing 205, 209
‘Bitter Gourd: Some Problems of the Ulster Writer, The’ 205–8, 217, 527
‘Freehold’ 222
‘Gloss, on the difficulties of translation’ 323–4
No Rebel Word 212
‘Once Alien Here’ 207
‘Overture for Ulster Regionalism’ 215
‘Poetry and Ulster: A Survey’ 224
‘Roll Call’ 222
‘Townland of Peace’ 207
Hiberno-English 10, 15–16, 52–7, 193, 196, 311–12, 340, 346–7, 352–3, 518, 630, 663
Higgins, Aidan 237
Higgins, F. R. 133, 192, 198–204, 545
Higgins, Rita-Ann 652
Hill, Geoffrey 410, 499
Hobbes, Thomas 119
Hodgkin, Howard 259, 262
Hogan, James (Augustus Young) 612
Holbein, Hans 155
Hollander, John 252, 633, 635, 638
Homer 18, 23, 96, 114, 128, 521, 559
Honest Ulsterman, The 474
Hopkins, Gerard Manley 523, 542, 571, 604
Hopper, Edward 259
Horace 84
Horton, Patricia 298–300
Hourican, Liam 548
Howe, Fanny 626
Howes, Marjorie 43
Hughes, Francis 398, 401–2
Hughes, Eamonn 456, 668–70, 674
Hughes, Ted 238, 300, 375, 403, 410–11, 533, 542, 602, 645
Huk, Romana 619
Hunger Strikes 387–402
Hunter, Barbara 223
Hutchinson, Pearse 267, 347, 538
Huysmans, Joris-Karl 37
Hyde, Douglas 311–13, 342, 515, 536, 573
Ibsen, Henrik 22, 163
Icarus 493, 495
Imagism 131, 164
Ireland, Denis 219
Iremonger, Valentin 198, 218, 225, 538
Irish Academy of Letters 133, 199, 230
Irish Citizens Army 84
Irish Civil War 104, 131
Irish Independent 193, 551–3
Irish Literary Revival 3, 52–3, 61, 83, 98, 104–5, 149, 185–6, 188–9, 202–3, 519
Irish Republican Army 47, 401, 471, 556, 576, 625
Irish Republican Brotherhood 4
Irish Statesman 134
Irish Texts Society 4
Irish Times, The 550–2, 556–7, 560
Irish Women's Liberation Movement 420
Ishiguro, Kazuo 352
Jacottet, Phillipe 540
Jakobson, Roman 357
James, Henry 426
Jarrell, Randall 513
Jenkins, Alan 419, 427, 431
Jenkinson, Biddy 328–9
John, Brian 237
Jonson, Ben 162, 165
Johnson, Bryan Stanley 155
Johnson, Lionel 22, 114, 515, 536
Johnston, Denis 197
Johnston, Dillon 146, 237, 335–6
Johnston, Maria 631
Jones, Ernst 20
Joyce, James 18
and Carson, Ciaran 174–8
and Colum, Pádraic 161
and Elizabethan poetry and song 161–2, 164–5
and epiphanies 167
and European Caravan 135
and exile 130, 135–6, 197
(p. 708)
and Heaney, Seamus 162, 169, 517
and Irish Academy of Letters 133
and Irish poetry anthologies 542
and Kinsella, Thomas 499
and Longley, Michael 493
and Meredith, George 164
and modernism 10, 130, 135–6, 609–10, 612, 646
and Muldoon, Paul 174, 604
and ‘parallax’ 167–8
and poetic voice 168–9
and Pound, Ezra 163–4
and Sirr, Peter 502
and Stephen Dedalus as poet-critic 516–17
and Yeats, W. B. 163–4, 169, 515
Chamber Music 161, 163–8
‘Clay’ 448
‘Day of the Rabblement, The’ 163
‘Dead, The’ 417, 532
Dubliners 169, 173–4, 417, 448
Exiles 165
Finnegans Wake 133–4, 165, 178, 532
‘Gas from a Burner’ 162
Giacomo Joyce 165
‘Holy Office, The’ 162
‘I hear an army charging upon the land’ 163–4
Moods 163
‘One who is singing by your gate’ 166
Pomes Pennyeach 162, 165, 168
Portrait of the Artist, A 164, 167, 169–70, 172, 516
Stephen Hero 167
‘Strings in the earth and air’ 166
‘Tilly’ 168
Ulysses
and audacious invention 178
and Dante's Inferno 134
and internationalism 515
and multi-narration 171–2
and music of the city 174
and newspapers 548–9
and parallax 167–8
and publication 131
and public space 170
and songs and arias 175
and variable styles 165
and walking 492
Joyce, Stanislaus 162
Joyce, Trevor 626–7
and Beckett, Samuel 159
and modernism 10
and New Writers Press 146, 612
‘Chimaera’ 616
‘Drift, The’ 616
Hopeful Monsters 617
‘Net, The’ 617
Pentahedron 615
Poems of Sweeney Peregrine, The 17, 615
‘STILLSMAN’ 618
stone floods 616
Syzygy 616
Trem Neul 617
‘Turlough, The’ 616
What's in Store: Poems 2000–2007 618
Without Asylum 617
Kant, Immanuel 120, 550
Kaun, Axel 150
Kavanagh, Patrick 197–8, 210, 286
and Beckett, Samuel 191
and Blake, William 450
and ‘casual’ style 267
and Clarke, Austin 229, 446, 450, 518, 525, 546
and Durcan, Paul 195, 403, 494
and Heaney, Seamus 196
and Hiberno-English 10
and Irish Literary Revival 185–6, 188–9, 447, 520
and Irish poetry anthologies 538–40, 545
and Kavanagh's Weekly 225
and Kennelly, Brendan 403
and parochialism 447, 521
and sonnets 239, 567, 575–9
and Yeats, W. B. 185–6, 188–9, 236, 447, 520
as critic 520–1
‘Advent’ 195, 450
Almost Everything 267
‘Art McCooey’ 187–9
‘Auditors In’ 446–7, 449
‘Ballad of the Palace Bar, The’ 197
(p. 709)
‘Canal Bank Walk’ 450
‘Christmas, 1939’ 450
‘Christmas Childhood, A’ 187–8
Collected Pruse 520
‘Come Dance with Kitty Stobling’ 576, 577–8
Come Dance with Kitty Stobbling and Other Poems 447, 521
‘Epic’ 521, 575–6
‘Father Mat’ 191
‘From Monaghan to the Grand Canal’ 521
‘Great Hunger, The’ 183, 187–94, 415, 446–50, 538
Green Fool, The 183, 185–6, 193
‘Hospital, The’ 194, 447–8
‘If Ever You Go to Dublin Town’ 182
‘In Memory of my Mother’ 589–90
‘In the Same Mood’ 576
‘Inniskeen Road: July Evening’ 184–5, 195, 575–6
‘Kerr's Ass’ 188
‘Literature in the University’ 181–2
‘Living in the Country’ 194
‘Long Garden, The’ 191
‘Lough Derg’ 193, 449, 612
‘March’ 449
‘Monaghan Hills’ 450
‘One, The’ 447, 578
‘Paddiad, The’ 229, 446
‘Personal Problem’ 450
‘Ploughman’ 449
Ploughman and Other Poems 184, 187, 448
Poet's Country: Selected Prose, A 521
‘Prelude’ 449–50
‘School Book Poetry’ 184
‘Self-Portrait’ 519, 531
‘Sensualist’ 447
‘Shancoduff’ 185
Soul for Sale, A 185, 448–9
‘Stony Grey Soil’ 187
Tarry Flynn 183, 193
‘To a Child’ 450
‘Wake of the Books, The’ 446, 450
‘Why Sorrow?’ 191
‘Winter’ 578
Kavanagh, Peter 225
Kavanagh's Weekly 225, 520
Kearney, Richard 390–1, 415
Keats, John 115, 119–20, 300, 304, 336, 448, 450, 529, 589, 602, 604
Kelly, Aaran 674–6, 680, 683
Kelly, James 220
Kelly, Oisin 261
Kendall, Tim 630, 643
Kennedy, X. J. 644
Kennedy-Andrews, Elmer 198
Kennelly, Brendan 532, 631
and Haughey, Charles 407
and homelessness 417
and Irish language poetry 320
and Kavanagh, Patrick 403
and tribute book This Fellow with a Fabulous Smile 404
Book of Judas, The 406, 410–11
‘Condition, A’ 411
‘Crawler’ 411
Cromwell 172, 404, 410–11, 567, 582
Dark Fathers into Light 415
‘Example, An’ 411
Glimpses 411
‘Horse's Head, A’ 410
‘Interview, An’ 411
‘Oliver's Prophecies’ 411
Poetry, My Arse 407, 410
‘Return, The’ 406–7
‘Shell’ 410
‘To Learn’ 409–10
Kenner, Hugh 168–70
Kettle, Tom 62, 66–7, 70, 77, 83
Kiberd, Declan 62, 77, 86, 145, 170, 191, 404–5, 412, 549–50
Kinahan, Frank 298
Kinsella, Michael A. 658
Kinsella, Thomas 10, 17, 44, 226–7, 230–1
and Auden, W. H. 228, 230, 234–5
and Clarke, Austin 225–38
and Dublin 498–500
and Eliot, T. S. 228, 230, 238, 525
and influence on younger poets 629, 644
and Irish poetic tradition 524–5, 655
and Joyce, James 499
and Mangan, James Clarence 525
and Pound, Ezra 238
and translation 319–20, 324–5, 345
(p. 710)
as critic 524–5
An Duanaire 1600–1900: Poems of the Dispossessed 319–20, 546
Another September 234, 236
‘Another September’ 235
‘Baggot Street Deserta’ 228, 498
Butcher's Dozen 162, 173, 373, 378–81
‘Country Walk, A’ 92, 236–7
‘Divided Mind, The’ 524–5
Dolmen Miscellany of Irish Writing 237
‘Downriver’ 610
Downstream 234–8
‘Downstream’ 236–7
Dual Tradition, The 524–5
Godhead 158
‘High Tide: Amagansett’ 158–9
‘I wonder whether one expects …’ 234
‘In the Ringwood’ 228, 236
Int én bec’ / ‘The Blackbird of Belfast Lough’ / ‘little bird, The’ 324–5
‘Irish Writer, The’ 225, 238–9
‘King John's Castle’ 236
‘Laundress, The’ 235–6
Littlebody 158
New Oxford Book of Irish Verse 198, 319–20, 524–5, 531, 544, 546
Nightwalker 91, 158, 498–9, 525
One 158
‘Pen Shop, The’ 499
‘Poetry since Yeats’ 524
‘Starlit Eye, The’ 227
‘St Catherine's Clock’ 499
‘St Patrick's Breastplate’ (‘The Deer's Cry’) 228
Táin, The 237–8
Technical Supplement, A 173
Vertical Man 270
‘Wedding Morning’ 235
Koch, Kenneth 598
Kochanowski, Jan 344
Kövecses, Zolton 365, 368
Knott, Eleanor 322
Lace Curtain 144, 612, 626
Laforgue, Jules 36
Lagan 205, 207, 221–3
Landweer, Sonja 261
Lane, Hugh 251, 551–2
Larkin, James 193
Larkin, Philip 415, 426, 639, 645
Larminie, William 23, 26
Larrissy, Edward 360–1
Lavery, Hazel 292–4
Lavery, John 295
Lawrence, D. H. 135, 481, 498, 542, 671
Leader, The 194
Leavis, F. R. 453
Ledwidge, Francis 62–5, 68, 70, 78, 80–2, 594
Lemass, Sean 226–7, 236
Lennard, John 633, 639
Lentini, Giacomo da 569
Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim 283
Letts, Winifred 74–5
Levitas, Ben 101
Lewis, Clive Staples 70–2, 121
Lewis, Wyndham 251
Littéraire Européen 135
Little, Roger 153
Litz, Walton 164
Lochhead, Liz 18
Locke, John 119
Loftus, Richard J. 86
Long, Richard 262
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth 116
Longley, Edna
and Durcan, Paul 404–5, 415
and elegy 588–9, 606
and Heaney, Seamus 383, 452
and Irish culture's obsession with genealogy 282
and Kavanagh, Patrick 415
and Kennelly, Brendan 415
and Kinsella, Thomas 380
and MacNeice, Louis 196–7, 203, 209, 456–7, 495
and Muldoon, Paul 392
and poetry and politics 406
and Simmons, James 475
and Yeats, W. B. 95–110, 588–9
Living Stream: Literature and Revisionism in Ireland, The 62
(p. 711) Longley, Michael 62, 210–11, 421, 540, 670
and childhood 485
and Dublin 493–6
and ekphrasis 256–8
and elegy 594–9
and Greek poetry 341, 348
and influence on younger poets629–31, 637
and MacNeice, Louis 198, 460–1
and Mahon, Derek 473–91
and Ní Dhomhnaill, Nuala 328
and Protestantism 473–91
and Simmons, James 475–7, 483
and sonnets 567, 575–6, 582
and translation 344, 348
20th-Century Irish Poems 547
‘Above Dooaghtry’ 598
‘After Tra-na-Rossan’ 495
‘Bud Freeman in Belfast’ 277
‘Ceasefire’ 556–7, 575–6
‘Civil Servant, The’ 596
‘Comber, The’ 369
Echo Gate, The 595
‘Edward Thomas's Poem’ 597
‘Epithalamion’ 495, 635, 639
Exploded View, An 483, 595
Ghost Orchid, The 582
Gorse Fires 488, 640, 674
‘Graffiti’ 495
‘Greengrocer, The’ 596
‘Greenshank’ 599
‘Hebrides, The’ 638
‘Holly Bush, The’ 598–9
‘Home Ground’ 639
Hundred Doors, A 598
‘Ice-cream Man, The’ 597
‘In a Convent Cemetery’ 639–40
‘In Memoriam’ 594–5
‘In Memory of Gerard Dillon’ 256–7
‘Irish Poetry’ 639
‘Kindertotenlieder’ 595
‘Landscape’ 639
‘Leaves’ 598
‘Leaving Inishmore’ 639
‘Lifeboat, The’ 598
‘Linen Industry, The’ 357–9
‘Linen Workers, The’ 596
Man Lying on a Wall 257
‘Man Lying on a Wall’ 257–8
‘Michaelmas, 1958’ 495
‘Neolithic Light, The’ 460–1
No Continuing City 495, 594, 638–9
‘October Sun, An’ 598
Out of the Cold: Drawings and Poems for Christmas 257
Patchwork 257
‘Personal Statement, A’ 639
‘Pleiades, The’ 597
‘Prayer, A’ 489
‘Primary Colours’ 257
‘Questionnaire, A’ 495
‘River and Fountain’ 494
‘Second Sight’ 639
‘Sitting for Eddie’ 258
Snow Water 257, 476, 495, 597
‘Stilts’ 257
‘Terezín’ 278
‘To Derek Mahon’ 483–5
‘To James Simmons’ 483
‘West, The’ 461, 639
‘White Water’ 476–7
‘Words for Jazz Perhaps’ 277
‘Wounds’ 460, 595–6
‘Wreaths’ 595–6
Longley, Sarah 257
Lovelace, Richard 616
Lowell, Robert 300, 347, 497, 527, 533, 599, 682
Lowry, L. S. 257–8
Lucretius 128
Luke, John 221–2
Lyon, John 110
Macaulay, Thomas Babbington 116
McAuliffe, John 347
McBride, Joseph 404
McCann, George 200
McCarthy, Thomas 505
McCartney, Colum 600
McCormack, W. J. 122, 233, 380, 404, 407, 416, 438, 618
MacDiarmid, Hugh 375
McDiarmid, Lucy 128
(p. 712) MacDonagh, Donagh 83, 88, 198, 225
McDonagh, John 411
MacDonagh, Thomas
and Clarke, Austin 55–6
and Easter Rising 55, 77, 79–81, 83–4, 86, 93–4
and ‘Irish Mode’ 16, 203–4, 266, 517–8
and Yeats, W. B. 45, 56
‘Barbara Born 24th March 1915’ 87
‘Yellow Bittern’ 313
McDonald, Peter 196, 201, 205, 242, 527, 532, 642
McEwan, Ian 352
McFadden, Roy 211–13, 216–23
McGahern, John 237
MacGill, Patrick 67–8
McGonagle, Declan 402
MacGreevy, Thomas 130
and Beckett, Samuel 148, 158
and exile 130
and Irish poetic modernism 132–6, 140, 142, 146, 148, 158
‘For an Irish Book’ 134
‘Recessional’ 142
‘Six Who Were Hanged, The’ 137–8
‘Nocturne’ 136
McGuckian, Medbh 211, 652
and ekphrasis 291–4
and modernism 609
and Ní Dhomhnaill, Nuala 328, 332
‘Aisling Hat, The’ 392–3
‘Aphrodisiac, The’ 368, 430
‘Aunts’ 425, 428–9
Captain Lavender 563
‘Chain Sleeper, The’ 424
‘Desire for Freedom, The’ 394
‘Dowry Murder, The’ 368, 430–1
Drawing Ballerinas 291–2
‘Drawing Ballerinas’ 291, 562
Face of the Earth, The 291
‘Faith’ 424
‘Flitting, The’ 425
Flower Master, The 419, 421, 422, 424–34
‘Flower Master, The’ 368
‘Gateposts’ 425
‘Gentians’ 424
‘Golden Path, The’ 394–5
‘Hazel Lavery, The Green Coat, 1926’ 292–4
‘Hollywood Bed, The’ 425, 429
‘Long Engagement, The’ 425
‘Lychees’ 425
‘Joanna’ 421
‘Mast Year, The’ 426
‘Monody for Aghas’ 396
‘Mr McGregor's Garden’ 426
‘Next Day Hill’ 430
‘Orchid House, The’ 424
‘Picasso's Windows’ 291
Portrait of Joanna 419
‘Portraits’ 421
‘Power-Cut’ 425
‘Problem Girl, The’ 424
‘Reading the Earthquake’ 292
‘Sands of St Cyprien, The’ 396–8
‘Self-Portrait in the Act of Painting a Self-Portrait’ 291
‘Single Ladies’ 421
Single Ladies: Sixteen Poems 419
‘ “Singer”, The’ 424–5, 430
‘Sitting, The’ 291
‘Sky Portrait’ 291
‘Smoke’ 424
‘Sofa, The’ 431–4
‘Soil Map, The’ 425
‘Spring’ 424–5, 429–31
‘Studies of Her Right Breast’ 292
‘Sunbench, The’ 425
‘That Year’ / ‘Eavesdropper’ 422, 429, 431
‘Theatre, The’ 429
‘Tulips’ 419, 423–4, 426–8
‘Your House’ 425
McGuigan, Paddy 362
McGuire, Edward 258, 262, 264–5
McIntosh, Gillian 197
McIntyre, Dan 369
McLaverty, Michael 218, 222, 302
MacNeice, Louis 62, 196–209, 225, 240–8, 550
and Auden, W. H. 196, 522–3
and Clarke, Austin 197, 203
and Dublin 494–6, 506
and elegy 590–2
and Eliot, T. S. 522–3, 590
(p. 713)
and Hewitt, John 205–9
and Higgins, F. R. 198–200, 202–4, 545
and influence on succeeding poets 146, 198, 459, 635
and ‘Irish mode’ 202–4
and Irish poetry anthologies 198, 538–40, 545
and Longley, Michael 198, 460–1
and Mahon, Derek 196, 198
and Muldoon, Paul 198–9, 457, 545, 603
and Northern Ireland 215, 219, 456–9, 479, 674
and Yeats, W. B. 51–2, 197–8, 201, 519, 523–4, 554
as critic 522–24
‘After the Crash’ 244–6
Autumn Journal 16, 246, 268, 374–5, 458, 522, 538, 554–5
Autumn Sequel 199–200, 591–2
‘Bagpipe Music’ 267–9, 271
‘Belfast’ 441, 457–8
‘Brother Fire’ 592
Burning Perch, The 241–3, 248
‘Burnt Bridge, The’ 243
‘Carrickfergus’ 357–9, 457, 522
‘Carrick Revisited’ 206
‘Casualty, The’ 590–1, 592
‘Coming of War, The’ 201–2, 204
Dark Tower, The 205
‘Dreams in Middle Age’ 243
‘Dublin’ 538
‘Elegy for Minor Poets’ 590
‘Godfather, The’ 205
He Had a Date 591
Holes in the Sky 205, 254
‘House on a Cliff’ 243
‘Kingdom, The’ 590
Last Ditch, The 201
Louis MacNeice Reads From His own Works 267–8
Louis MacNeice Reads Selected Poems 267–8
Modern Poetry: A Personal Essay 554
‘National Gallery, The’ 254
‘Nature Morte’ 254
Poetry of W. B. Yeats, The 197, 200–1, 203, 519, 523, 590
‘Poetry To-day’ 522
‘Snow’ 445, 592, 658–9
‘Soap Suds’ 244–6
‘Star Gazer’ 241
‘Strand, The’ 207–8
Strings are False, The 200, 240–1, 519, 522
‘Subject in Modern Poetry’ 522
‘Sunlight on the Garden, The’ 538
‘To Hedli’ 243
‘Train to Dublin’ 458
‘Turf Stacks’ 538
‘Valediction’ 457, 524
Varieties of Parable 247, 522
Visitations 243
‘Western Landscape’ 208
Macpherson, James 3, 8, 14, 116
Maeterlinck, Maurice 37
Magritte, René 259
Mahaffey, Vicki 165–6, 168
Mahon, Derek 62, 211, 218, 256, 473–91, 532
and Beckett, Samuel 146, 157–8, 486, 495, 636
and Clarke, Austin 445, 493, 496, 539
and Dublin 493–6, 506
and Durcan, Paul 412, 496
and ekphrasis 259–61
and elegy 592–4
and French poetry 341
and influence on younger poets 629, 631, 637
and Irish poetry anthologies 538–40, 546–7
and Jacottet, Phillipe 540
and Joyce, James 493
and Latin poetry 341
and Longley, Michael 473–91
and MacNeice, Louis 196, 198
and modernism 609
and Moore, Brian 441
and Ní Dhomhnaill, Nuala 328
and poetry and politics 373
and Protestantism 473–91
and Simmons, James 473–6
and translation 328, 341, 344, 347–8, 351
Adaptations 349
‘Andean Flute, The’ 634
‘Another Sunday Morning’ 348
‘Antarctica’ 634
(p. 714)
‘Art and Reality’ 473–7
‘Art Notes’ 259
‘As it Should Be’ 576
Autumn Wind, An 473
‘Bangor Requiem’ 593
‘Burbles’ 157
‘Courtyards in Delft’ 259–61
‘Dawn at St. Patrick's’ 496
‘Dawn Chorus’ 634
‘Day Trip to Donegal 636
‘Disused Shed in Co. Wexford, A’ 384, 386, 409, 469, 594
‘Earth, The’ 348–9
‘Ecclesiastes’ 459
‘Elpenor’ 157–8
‘Everything Is Going To Be All Right’ 593
‘Exit Molloy’ 157
‘Forger, The’ 639
‘Glengormley’ 459
‘Globe in North Carolina, The’ 348
‘Going Home’ 593
‘Grandfather’ 460
Harbour Lights 253
Hudson Letter, The 476, 490, 496, 500
Hunt by Night, The 259, 348, 637
‘I Am Raftery’ 271
‘Image from Beckett, An’ 157
‘In Belfast’ (‘Spring in Belfast’) 639, 673
‘In Carrowdore Churchyard’ 592
‘In the Aran Islands’ 271
‘Lapis Lazuli’ 254
‘Last of the Fire Kings, The’ 594, 636
Life on Earth 259
‘Light Music’ 157
‘Matthew V. 29–30486
‘My Wicked Uncle’ 460
Night Crossing 259, 639
‘Portrait of the Artist, A’ (‘Van Gogh among the Miners’) 259
‘Preface to a Love Poem’ 639–40
‘Refusal to Mourn, A’ 593
‘Seaside Cemetery, The’ 347, 349
Snow Party, The 373, 384–6, 594, 638
‘Snow Party, The’ 385
‘Songs of Praise’ 487
Sphere Book of Modern Irish Poetry, The 539–40
‘Spring Vacation, The’ 459–60, 485–6
‘St Bridget's Day’ / ‘Imbolc’ 496
‘Terminal Bar, The’ 348
‘Tractatus’ 348
‘Van Gogh Among the Miners’ 639
‘Window, The’ 638
‘Yaddo Letter, The’ 496
Yellow Book, The 490
Mahoney, Elisabeth 506
Mallarmé, Stéphane 26–7, 29, 36, 48, 155, 345, 351
Malraux, André 255
Mandelstam, Osip 149, 154–5, 300, 393–4, 526–8
Manet, Édouard 284
Mangan, James Clarence 515, 615, 630
and ancient Ireland 8–10
and innovative Irish poetry 10
and ‘Irish mode’ 10, 213, 518
and Kinsella, Thomas 525
and translation 316
and Wheatley, David 503–5, 633
and Yeats, W. B. 49–50, 118, 516, 536
‘Irish National Hymn’ 8–10
Marcus, David 227
Markiewicz, Constance (Con) 50, 84–5, 89, 117
Marlowe, Christopher 182
Martin, Augustine, 410, 442
Marvell, Andrew 592
Mathers, Samuel Lidell MacGregor 29, 40
Matthews, Steven 230
Maturin, Charles 628
Mays, J. C. C. 144, 609, 619, 626
Maze prison 387–9, 398, 402
Meehan, Paula 506, 652
Melville, Herman 504
Meredith, George 164
Merleau-Ponty, Maurice 614
Merriman, Brian 127, 227, 320, 380
Metre 630, 643
Meyer, Kuno 313, 318–19, 321
Mhac an tSaoi, Máire 271
Michaux, Henri 154
Michelangelo 252
(p. 715) Middleton, Colin 221–2, 256, 259, 261
Miller, Liam 227–8, 493, 497
Mills, Billy 618–19, 627
Miłosz, Czesław 300, 602
Milosz, Oscar Venceslas de Lubicz 154
Milton, John 182, 301, 590
Mitchel, John 9, 45
Mitchell, W. J. T. 283, 296
modernity 237, 574
Molloy, Dorothy 366–7, 598
Monroe, Harriet 134
Montague, John
and ancient Ireland 16
and Clarke, Austin 229
and Dublin 496–7
and global-regionalism 521
and identity 345, 613
and Irish language poetry 320
and sonnets 568
‘Bread God, The’ 376
‘Coming Events’ 256
Company 526
‘Cultural Centre: Musée Imaginaire 255–6
Dolmen Miscellany of Irish Writing 237
Faber Book of Irish Verse 198, 525, 540
‘Figure in the Cave, The’ 526
Forms of Exile 497
‘Grafted Tongue, A’ 540
Great Cloak, The 497
‘Herbert Street Revisited’ 92, 497
‘Home Again’ 376
‘Hymn to the New Omagh Road’ 376
‘Impact of International Modern Poetry on Irish Writing, The’ 526
‘Like Dolmens Round my Childhood, the Old People’ 375
‘New Siege, A’ 377–8
Rough Field, The 16, 92, 172–3, 269–70, 373, 375–6
‘Sands’ 390
‘Severed Head, A’ 375–6
Tides 256
‘Unpartitioned Intellect, The’ 526
‘Walking Late’ 497–8
Moody, David 128
Moore, Brian 84, 441
Moore, Donald B. 245
Moore, George 193
Moore, Marianne 420, 434, 682
Moore, Thomas 116, 165, 589
Moran, D. P. 515
Moreas, Jean 22
Morgan, Edwin 344, 346
Morris, William 13, 42, 124
Morrison, Blake 558
Morrison, Danny 396
Morrison, Van 278, 604
Morrissey, Sinéad 629, 652, 669, 679, 682–3
and Belfast 672
and ekphrasis 294–6
‘& Forgive Us Our Trespasses’ 676
‘Anatomy of Smell, An’ 470
Between Here and There 295, 468
‘China’ 673
‘Eileen, Her First Communion’ 295–6
‘Flight’ 677
‘Found Architecture’ 682
‘In Belfast’ 468–9, 673
‘Matter’ 678
‘On Waitakere Dam’ 359
‘Pearl’ 678
‘Second Lesson of the Anatomists, The’ 676–7
‘Storm’ 294
‘Street Theatre’ 366
Through the Square Window 294
‘Through the Square Window’ 294
Morrow, Harry 221
Morton, Mary 211, 219, 222–3
Moses, Michael Valdez 98, 109
Mountbatten, (Lord) Louis 662–3
Movement poetry 234–5
Muldoon, Paul 211
and Auden, W. H. 533, 603
and Beckett, Samuel 158, 604
and Byron, George Gordon 300, 306
and ekphrasis 287–90
and elegy 603–6
and Heaney, Seamus 173, 300, 305–6
and influence on younger poets 629, 637
and Irish poetry anthologies 540–1, 544–6
and Joyce, James 173–4, 604
and McGuckian, Medbh 419
and MacNeice, Louis 198–9, 457, 545, 603
(p. 716)
and Ní Dhomhnaill, Nuala 328, 330–40, 350
and Northern Irish Troubles 411–12, 585
and poetic closure 585–6
and poetic experimentation 585, 609
and poetic tradition 305, 584–5
and repetition 585
and rhyme 585
and sonnets 568, 571, 582–7, 637
and Wordsworth, William 605
as critic 532–3
‘7 Middagh Street’ 92–3, 585, 603, 633
‘Aftermath’ 584
‘Aisling’ 391–2, 400
Annals of Chile, The 532, 604, 674
‘Anseo’ 561
‘Anthony Green: The Second Marriage 287–8
‘At Least They Weren’t Speaking French’ 350–1
‘Bangle (Slight Return), The’ 350, 568
‘Bearded Woman, by Ribera, The’ 288–9
‘Blemish’ 289
‘Blewits’ 582
‘Bob Dylan at Princeton, November 2000’ 670–1
‘Briefcase, A’ 305
‘Capercaillies’ 337
End of the Poem, The 532
Faber Book of Contemporary Irish Poetry 421, 544–6
‘Getting Round: Notes Towards an Ars Poetica 392
Hay 350, 568, 585
‘Hedge School’ 605
Horse Latitudes 289, 350, 568, 605, 634
‘Horse Latitudes’ 289–90, 568, 670
‘Hummingbird, A’ 670–1
‘Incantata’ 158, 603–4
‘Lines for the Centenary of the Birth of Samuel Beckett’ 585
‘Lunch with Pancho Villa’ 561–2
Madoc: A Mystery 305–6, 337, 532
Maggot 585
Meeting the British 585
‘Meeting the British’ 561
‘Merman, The’ 289
‘Mixed Marriage, The’ 287
‘More a Man Has the More a Man Wants, The’ 568, 583
‘Mountain is Holding Out, The’ 635
Moy Sand and Gravel 287
Mules 287, 289, 568
Quoof 568, 582
‘Quoof’ 350
‘Sillyhow Stride’ 174, 605–6
‘Sleeve Notes, 280
‘Soccer Mums’ 634, 670
‘Something Else’ 584
‘Sonogram, The’ 279
‘Starlings, Broad Street, Trenton, 2003’ 670
To Ireland, I 145, 532
‘Turkey Buzzards’ 605–6
Why Brownlee Left 584
‘Why Brownlee Left’ 584
‘Yarrow’ 412, 604–5
Mulholland, Carolyn 262
Mulholland, Marc 387
Munch, Edvard 259
Murphy, Gerard 323
Murphy, Richard 228, 269, 567, 577
Murray, Donald 321–2
Murray, John Middleton 116
Nabokov, Vladimir 422–3, 532
Nashe, Thomas 162
Nation, The 7
neo-liberalism 582
Nerval, Gérard de 36
Newgrange 5, 6
New Northman, The 211, 216
New Writers’ Press (NWP) 146, 612, 618–9
Newlyn, Lucy 299, 301
Nietzsche, Friedrich 97–8, 100, 102, 108–9, 114
Ní Chuilleanáin, Eiléan 531, 652, 655
and Dublin 506–9
and Mălăncioiu, Ileana 346–7
and Ní Dhomhnaill, Nuala 332
and sonnets 568, 576
and translation 343
(p. 717)
‘Man Watching a Woman’ 507–9
‘River, with Boats’ 173
‘Swineherd, The’ 576
Ní Dhomhnaill, Nuala 317, 328–40, 350, 519, 652
and Field Day Anthology 519, 531
and critique of the masculinism of Irish poetic tradition 531
and Irish myth 17–19
as critic 531–2
‘Admháil Shuaithinseach’ / ‘A Remarkable Admission’ 338–40
An Bhanfile Sa Traidisiun: The Woman Poet in the Irish Tradition’ 531
‘An Crann’ / ‘As for the Quince’ 333–4
An Dealg Droighin 331
‘An Mhór-Rion ag Cáiseamh na Baidhbhe le Cú Chulainn’ / ‘The Great Queen Berates the Badbh Cú Chulainn’ 17–19
Astrakhan Cloak, The 332, 334, 337–8
Cead Aighnis 337
‘Ceist na Teangan’ / ‘The Language Issue’ 333
‘Coco-de-Mer’ 334
‘Comhairle ón mBean Leasa’ / ‘The Heist’ 340
‘Deora Duibhshléibhe’ / ‘Dora Dooley’ 334–5
Féar Suaithinseach 331
Feis 337
Fifty Minute Mermaid, The 332, 337–8
‘Gan do Chúid Éadaigh’ / ‘Nude’ 333
‘Immram’ / ‘The Voyage’ 337
Pharaoh's Daughter 332, 337–8
Selected Essays 531
Selected Poems/Rogha Dánta 331
Water Horse, The 332
‘Why I choose to Write in Irish, the Corpse That Sits Up and Talks Back’ 532
Nordau, Max 151
Norris, Margot 169
Northern Ireland Women's Rights Movement 421
Northern Irish Troubles 6, 373–4, 580, 585
Northman, The 213, 216–17, 221
Nugent, Ciaran 389, 400
O’Brien, Conor Cruise 101, 106
O’Brien, Eoin 145
O’Brien, Flann (Brian O’Nolan) 238, 320, 414
O’Brien, Peggy 428
O’Brien, Sean 346, 641
Ó Bruadair, Daibhi 317
O’Byrne, Dermot see Bax, Arnold
O’Callaghan, Conor 347, 495, 629
O’Casey, Sean 396
O’Connor, Frank 125, 133, 187, 197, 203–4, 226–7, 320, 325
O’Curry, Eugene 122
Ó Direáin, Máirtín 328
O’Donoghue, Bernard 532
O’Donoghue, Gregory 541
O’Donoghue, Mary 366
O Drisceoil, Donal 226
O’Driscoll, Dennis 278–9, 404, 519, 521, 532
O’Duffy, Eoin 108
O’Faoláin, Seán 133, 187, 197, 229, 320
O’Flaherty, Liam 133
O’Flynn, Criostoir 390
O’Grady, Standish 4, 13–14, 23, 313
O’Hanrahan, Michael 84
O’Hara, Frank 413, 495, 503
O’Higgins, Kevin 105–7
O’Leary, John 4, 44, 114, 124
O’Leary, Olivia 558
Olson, Charles 375, 613, 619
O’Malley, Ernie 200–1
Ó Muircheartaig, Mícheál 416–17
Ó Muirthile, Liam 336
O’Neill, Michael 299–300
O’Neill, Moira 210
O’Rahilly, Egan 125, 325
O’Reilly, Caitríona 347, 366, 629–47, 652
and contemporary Ireland 641–4
and Dublin 506
and stylistic dexterity 647
‘Atlantic’ 641
‘Augury’ 641
‘Mermaid, The’ 631
‘Ninety Eighty-Four’ 640–1
Nowhere Birds, The 630, 641
‘Perdita’ 640
‘Persona’ 631, 635–6
(p. 718)
Sea Cabinet, The 635
‘Thin’ 631–2, 635
‘Watermark’ 641
Ó Riada, Sean 269–70, 525
Ó Ríordáin, Seán 328, 336, 546
Ormsby, Frank 542–3, 562, 674
Ó Seaghdha, Barra 177
Ostriker, Alicia 530
O’Sullivan, Seamus 53, 133, 203
O’Toole, Fintan 417
Ó Tuama, Seán 319
Owen, Wilfred 101, 108, 203, 374, 516, 589, 594
Paisley, Ian 220, 476, 556
Paor, Louis de 328–9
Parkinson, Thomas 126
Parnell, Charles Stewart 4, 551–2
Pasternak, Boris 348
Pater, Walter 31, 36–7, 165, 251, 537
Paterson, Don 569, 571
Paulin, Tom 300, 544–5, 643–4
and Paisley, Ian 478
and Protestantism 478–9, 482–3
and vernacular 675
as critic 519, 532
‘A Republican Cento: “Tintern Abbey” ’ 303
Faber Book of Political Verse, The 544–5
Fivemiletown 479
Liberty Tree 479
Pearse, Patrick 50, 77, 79–93, 99, 187, 312, 517, 556
Pearse, William (Willie) 84
Perloff, Marjorie 146
Perse, St John (Alexis Leger) 138
Pessoa, Fernando 533
Petrarch, Francis 570
Petrarchan sonnet 570, 574–5
Picasso, Pablo 562
Pinsky, Robert 346
Plath, Sylvia 336, 426, 526, 530, 605, 635, 682
Plunkett, Horace 22
Plunkett, Joseph Mary 79–82, 86
Poe, Edgar Allen 509
Poetry Ireland 212, 224
Pollexfen, Lucy 33
Pope, Alexander 49, 381
Porphyry 114
Pound, Ezra 267, 498, 513, 555
and Joyce, James 163–4
and Kinsella, Thomas 238
and poetic compression 155
and translation 316–17
and Yeats, W. B. 163, 536
Pisan Cantos 621
Powers, Mary Farl 158
Press, John 242
Protestantism and Northern Irish poetry 473–91
Proust, Marcel 135, 149, 244, 591
Prynne, J. H. 608
Puccini, Giacomo 611
Purbrick, Louise 388
Putnam, Samuel 134
Quattrocento art 251, 276
Quinn, Antoinette 181, 193, 447
Quinn, Justin 273–4, 495, 532, 629–47
and Muldoon's translations of Ní Dhomhnaill 336
and ‘post-national’ generation of Irish poets 629–31
and Prague 637, 638
and rhyme 636–7
and Sirr, Peter 500
and stylistic dexterity 647
and visual effect of poetry 638
as critic 629–31, 642, 644–6
‘Bathroom’ 637
‘Childishness’ 638
‘Clearing’ 638
Close Quarters 637
‘Days of 1913’ 631, 634–5
‘Days of the New Republic’ 638–9
Fuselage 637
‘Geography’ 638–9
‘Irish Efflorescence, The’ 629–31
‘Last Poem’ 638
‘Months, The’ 637
‘Non-Enclave’ 637
(p. 719)
O’a’a’a’ Bird, The 630, 637, 638
‘Prague Elegies’ 637
Privacy 633, 634, 637, 641
‘Shrike, A’ 638
‘Strand of Hair, A’ 631, 635, 638
‘Ur-Aisling’ 638
‘Vesalius and the Soul’ 631
Waves and Trees 637
‘Weekend Away’ 637
Racine, Jean 344
Ramazani, Jahan 588, 596–7, 600, 603
Rann 223
Raworth, Tom 619
Read, Herbert 537
Reavey, George 130–1, 135
Réda, Jacques 500–1
Redon, Odilon 395
Redshaw, Thomas Dillon 237, 376
Rees-Jones, Deryn 434
Rembrandt, van Rijn 170, 285
Reznikoff, Charles 499–500
Ribera, José de 288
Rich, Adrienne 373, 420, 424, 426, 431, 433–4, 530
Richardson, Dorothy 135
Ricks, Christopher 299, 446
Riding, Laura 131
Riley, Denise 608
Riley, Peter 626, 646
Rilke, Rainer Maria 22, 62
Rimbaud, Arthur 36, 151, 154, 345, 351
Roberts-Jones, Philippe 394
Robinson, Lennox 133, 198
Robinson, Mary 421
Robinson, Peter 500
Rodgers, W. R. 197, 205, 211–14, 222–3, 479, 540, 607
Rogers, Samuel 116
Rolleston, T. W. 315–16
Romanticism 114–20
Ronsard, Pierre de 570, 573
Rorty, Richard 413
Rosenstock, Gabriel 336
Rossetti, Dante Gabriel 25, 27, 115, 251
Rossetti, William Michael 115
Rowley, Richard 219
Royal Dublin Fusiliers 66
Royal Irish Academy 4, 5, 9
Ruane, Joseph 389
Ruskin, John 124
Russel, Myra 165
Russell, George (AE) 22, 25–7, 30, 33, 76, 79, 82, 133–4, 214
Ruysdael, Jacob van 149
Ryan, William Patrick 38
Sacks, Peter 394
Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de 602
Salkeld, Blanaid 227, 274–5
Sands, Bobby 387, 390, 395, 398
Sansom, Ian 643
Sartre, Jean-Paul 665
Schafer, R. Murray 277
Scott, Walter 13, 116
Scott, William 259
Scully, Maurice 618–22, 626–7
Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry 321, 326, 626
sean-nós 271
Second Vatican Council 441
Sexton, Anne 420
Shakespeare, William 23, 42, 48, 127–8, 162, 165, 191, 238, 542, 611
Shakespearean sonnet 570, 573, 576–7
Shanahan, Timothy 388
Shaw, George Bernard 133
Sheehy-Skeffington, Francis 94
Shelley, Percy Bysshe 114–15, 119, 300, 307, 516, 681
Shephard, Graham 590
Sheridan, Robert Brinsley 535
Sidney, Henry 376
Sigerson, George 313–5, 323
Silliman, Ron 619, 624
Simmons, James 473–7, 480–2, 490–1, 540
Sirr, Peter
and Hartnett, Michael 503
and Joyce, James 502
and Kinsella, Thomas 500
and Ní Chuilleanáin, Eiléan 507
and Quinn, Justin 500
(p. 720)
and Wheatley, David 500
‘At the Intersection’ 503
Bring Everything 353–4, 500
‘Carmina’ 503
‘China’ 502
‘Hunt, The’ 501–2
‘In the Beginning’ 503
‘Internacia Lingvo’ 353
Nonetheless 352–3
‘Overgrown Path, The’ 502
‘Sráid na gCaorach’ 501
Thing Is, The 502
Smith, Hazel 493
Smith, Irene 612
Smith, Michael 144, 146, 500, 612, 626
Smith, Stan 592
Smith, Stevie 505–6
Smyth, Gerry 513–14
Somerville, Edith 133
Sorley, Charles 589
Southey, Robert 116, 300, 305
Spector, Phil 269
Spender, Stephen 196
Spenser, Edmund 42, 54, 233, 297, 567
Spiller, Michael 568–9
Squires, Geoffrey 612–15, 622, 626–7
Stallworthy, Jon 57, 244
Standard, The 193
Stein, Gertrude 623
Steiner, George 329–30, 345
Steiner, Wendy 283
Stephens, James 93, 133, 317
Stevens, Wallace 130, 264, 275, 466, 504, 528, 597, 655–6
Stewart, Bruce 593
Strand, Mark 674
Stuart, Francis 540
Stubbs, George 289
Sullivan, Timothy Daniel 7
Supervielle, Jules 154
Surette, Leon 121
Swedenborg, Emanuel 28, 30, 34, 38
Swift, Jonathan 43, 106, 114, 124, 540
Swinburne, Algernon Charles 25, 115
Symbolisme 20, 22, 38–40, 113
Symons, Arthur 21–2, 26–7, 29, 35, 37–40, 113
Synge, John Millington 204, 238, 311, 343, 346, 516, 551, 633
Tate, Allen 242
Taylor, Geoffrey 135
Tennyson, Alfred 13, 25, 46, 116, 165, 343–4, 590
Thatcher, Margaret 387–8
Thomas, Dylan 136, 200, 245, 522, 591, 593, 634
Thomas, Edward 343–4, 594, 597
Thompson, Sam 197
Tindall, William York 164–5
Todd, Jennifer 389
Tóibín, Colm 407
Tolkein, John Ronald Reuel 121
Tomelty, Joe 219
Tone, Wolfe 44
Townshend, Charles 93–4
Tuatha de Danaan 3
Tubridy, Derval 499
Turnbull, Gael 619
Turner, J. M. W. 253
Turner, W. J. 538
Tynan, Katharine 72–4, 114
Uccello, Paolo 259
Underhill, Evelyn 121
United Irishman 9
Valéry, Paul 22, 347, 349, 513
Van Eyck, Jan 288
Vattimo, Gianni 413
Vendler, Helen 43, 126, 570–3, 587
Venuti, Lawrence 329, 341
Verdonk, Peter 369
Vere, Aubrey de 536
Verhaeren, Emile 24
Verlaine, Paul 25, 29, 36
Vermeer, Johannes 263, 294
Villiers (Count), de L’Isle Adam 24–30, 36
Vitty, Jimmy 219
(p. 721) Vivaldi, Antonio 604
Vorticism 131
Wagner, Peter 296
Wagner, Richard 13
Walsh, Catherine 609, 618–9, 622–5, 627
Watt, Stephen 158
Watters, Eugene 610–12
Waugh, Patricia 429
Weber, Richard 228
Weil, Simone 528
Wellek, René 22
Wellesley, Dorothy 538
Weston, Jessie L. 121
Wheatley, David 335–6, 532, 629–47
and Beckett, Samuel 503–4, 646
and French poetry 341
and Irish poetic modernism 146, 646
and Kinsella, Thomas 499, 504
and Mangan, James Clarence 503–5, 633
and Sirr, Peter 500
and sonnets 504–6, 568, 582, 633
and stylistic dexterity 582, 647
and translation 335, 341, 347
‘Autumn, the Nightwalk, the City, the River’ 504
‘Bray Head’ 631–2
‘Chronicle’ 631–3
‘Fintan and the Hawk of Achill’ 646
‘Gable End’ 636
‘Landscape with Satellite Dish’ 631–2
Misery Hill 503, 633, 634
‘Misery Hill’ 504–5, 639
‘Misery Hill’ (sequence) 505–6, 631, 633, 637
Mocker 636, 646–7
‘Poem’ 631, 634
‘Recklessness’ 631, 635
‘Sonnets to James Clarence Mangan’504–5, 633
Thirst 504, 630
‘Traffic’ 631
‘Whalebone Haiku’ 631
Whitaker, Thomas Kenneth 237
Whitman, Walt 8, 336, 559, 589
Wilbur, Richard 347
Wilde, Oscar 12, 48, 103, 513, 516, 533, 537
Williams, Charles 121
Williams, Raymond 345–6, 456
Williams, William Carlos 238, 375, 466, 498, 549, 604, 608
Williamson, Bruce 218
Wills, Clair 294, 306, 433
Wimbush, Mary 243
Wimsatt, W. K. 453
Wissel, Adolf 284
Wood, Michael 96, 103
Woolf, Virginia 135, 293
Wordsworth, William 8, 23–5, 542
and Eliot, T. S. 118–20
and Heaney, Seamus 298–300, 302–4, 527–8, 560, 599
and Muldoon, Paul 605
and Yeats, W. B. 23–5, 123
‘Lines Written a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey’ 49
Wyatt, Thomas 570
Yeats, George 33
Yeats, Jack Butler 153, 200
Yeats, William Butler
and Auden, W. H. 256, 590, 592, 603–4
and Blake, William 33–4, 38–39, 42, 51, 96–8, 113–16, 123, 127, 251, 516, 550
and Clarke, Austin 52, 56–7, 198, 230, 232, 236, 519–20, 524, 539
and Easter Rising 84, 88–90, 92, 93, 98–9
and elegy 588–9, 590, 591, 592, 593, 594, 598, 606
and Eliot, T. S. 113–29, 516, 522–3, 536–7
and folklore 343
and Great War 61–2 101, 103
and Heaney, Seamus 298, 527
and Hiberno-English style 10, 42–52
and Irish academy of Letters 133
and Irish Civil War 104
and Irish poetry anthologies 535–40, 542
and Irishness as a theme 346
and Joyce, James 163–4, 169, 515
and Kavanagh, Patrick 185–6, 188–9, 236, 447, 520, 185–6, 188–9, 236, 447, 520
and legacy to Irish poets 57, 643
(p. 722)
and MacDonagh, Thomas 45, 56
and MacNeice, Louis 51–2, 197–8, 201, 519, 523–4, 554
and Mangan, James Clarence 49–50, 118, 516, 536
and news media 550–4
and poetic experimentation 6, 571, 609
and poetic tradition 6, 42, 113–14
and Pound, Ezra 163, 536
and rhetoric 574
and rhyme 572
and Rosicrucianism 4, 29, 49, 122
and sonnets 43, 567, 570–5
and symbolism 16, 20, 24–9, 33, 35, 37, 40, 48
and Symons, Arthur 22, 27
and syntax 573
and theosophy 4, 30, 34, 38
and visual arts 251–4
and Wordsworth, William 23–5, 123
as anthologist 535–8
as critic 513–16
‘Adam's Curse’ 110
‘All Soul's Night’ 533
‘All Things can Tempt Me’ 603
‘Among School Children’ 117, 252
‘Anima Hominis’ 515
‘At the Abbey Theatre’ 573
Autobiographies 127, 519
‘Autumn of the Body, The’ 27, 39, 515
‘Blood and the Moon’ 43, 96, 105–7
Book of Irish Verse, A 518, 535
‘Bronze Head, A’ 252
Cathleen Ni Houlihan 90, 92, 98
‘Celtic Element in Literature, The’ 45, 47
Celtic Twilight, The 32, 535
‘Cold Heaven, The’ 571–2, 588
‘Coole Park, 1929’ 110
‘Coole Park and Ballylee, 1931’ 114, 123
Countess Cathleen and Various Legends and Lyrics, The 116, 122, 570
‘Crazy Jane Grown Old Looks at the Dancers’ 96–7
‘Crazy Jane on the Mountain’ 100, 108
‘Cuchulain Comforted’ 14, 95, 110
‘Curse of Cromwell, The’ 125
Death of Cuchulain, The 14
‘Dialogue of Self and Soul, A’ 126
Dreaming of the Bones, The 88
‘Easter 1916’ 50–1, 88–9, 106, 398
and elegy 589, 594, 601, 603
and influence on other poems 201, 235–6
and McBride, Joseph 404
and naming 194
and news media 552–3
and tragic gaiety 253
and transformation 117
and violence 96, 98–9
‘Fascination of What's Difficult, The’ 571
‘Fergus and the Druid’ 110
‘Fisherman, The’ 45, 544, 601
‘Folly of Being Comforted, The’ 573
Full Moon in March, A 574
‘General Introduction for My Work, A’ 42–4, 57, 516, 524, 527
Green Helmet and Other Poems, The 571
‘Harp of Aengus, The’ 571–2
‘He Bids his Beloved be at Peace’ 163–4
‘High Talk’ 574–5, 577–8
‘Hosting of the Sidhe, The’ 45–7, 49
Ideas of Good and Evil 22, 27, 31, 35, 40
‘If I Were Four and Twenty’ 101
‘In Memory of Eva Gore-Booth and Con Markiewicz’ 85, 588, 590
‘In Memory of Major Robert Gregory’ 66, 126, 588–9, 603
In the Seven Woods 571
‘In the Seven Woods’ 572
‘Irish Airman Foresees his Death, An’ 102
‘Lapis Lazuli’ 109–10, 252, 477
Last Poems and Two Plays 252, 574
‘Leda and the Swan’ 96, 107, 252, 260, 573–4, 584
‘Long-legged Fly’ 109, 252
‘Magic’ 26, 40, 515
‘Man and the Echo, The’ 98, 109
‘Meditations in Time of Civil War’ 43, 48, 95, 104–5, 107–8, 374
‘Meru’ (from ‘Supernatural Songs’) 574
‘Modern Irish Poetry’ 535–6, 541
‘Municipal Gallery Revisited, The’ 253, 293, 404
‘Necessity of Symbolism, The’ 33
(p. 723) ‘Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen’ 47–8, 95–6, 101–3, 105, 107–8, 552
‘Never Give all the Heart’ 572
‘No Second Troy’ 95–7
‘On a Picture of a Black Centaur by Edmund Dulac’ 252
‘On a Political Prisoner’ 89
Oxford Book of Modern Poetry 108, 251, 516, 536–8
‘Parnell's Funeral’ 106
Per Amica Silentia Lunae 27, 516
‘Poetry and Tradition’ 114, 122–5, 515, 518
‘Prayer for my Daughter, A’ 100–1, 103
Responsibilities 117, 571
‘Roger Casement’ 89
‘Rosa Alchemica’ 34, 38
‘Rose of the World, The’ 25
‘Rose Tree, The’ 89, 96, 99
‘Sailing to Byzantium’ 110, 252, 593, 604
‘Second Coming, The’ 96, 99–101, 103–4
Secret Rose, The 30
‘September 1913’ 551, 552
Shadowy Waters, The 38, 571
‘Sixteen Dead Men’ 89
‘Statues, The’ 93
‘Symbolism of Painting, The’ 37
‘Symbolism of Poetry, The’ 20, 25, 37, 40, 115, 117
‘The O’Rahilly’ 89
‘Three Songs to the One Burden’ 93
‘Three Songs to the Same Tune’ 108
‘To a Friend Whose Work Has Come to Nothing’ 552, 553
‘To a Shade’ 551–2, 553
‘To Ireland in the Coming Times’ 49, 118
‘To Some I Have Talked With by the Fire’ 44
Tower, The 47, 49, 573
‘Tower, The’ 55, 123–4, 126–7, 594
‘Tragic Theatre, The’ 252
‘Under Ben Bulben’ 14, 95, 108–9, 122, 125, 128, 252, 590
Vision, A 100, 120, 127, 251, 516, 533
‘Wanderings of Oisin, The’ 3
‘What is “Popular Poetry”?’ 116
Wheels and Butterflies 127
‘When You are Old’ 570
‘While I, from that reed-throated whisperer’ 573, 578
Wind Among the Reeds, The 20–1, 34, 37, 39, 47, 122
Young Ireland Poets 44
Young Irelanders 7
Zamenhof, L. L. 353
Zevon, Warren 174, 606
Zukofsky, Louis 620