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Product Description: Ciaran Carson is among the most restlessly groundbreaking poets now writing in English. In From Elsewhere, he adds yet another dimension to his poetry and to the act of translation by combining them in homage to the French poet Jean Follain (1903–1971)...read more

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9781930630703 | Wake Forest Univ Pr, April 7, 2015, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Ciaran Carson is among the most restlessly groundbreaking poets now writing in English.

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Product Description: Ciaran Carson has a distinguished history of translation from the Italian (The Inferno of Dante Alighieri, 2002), the Irish (The Midnight Court, 2005; and The Táin, 2007) as well as from the French (The Alexandrine Plan, 1998). He states in his “Author’s Note” that “these versons are not conventional translations...read more

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9781930630628 | Wake Forest Univ Pr, March 30, 2014, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Ciaran Carson has a distinguished history of translation from the Italian (The Inferno of Dante Alighieri, 2002), the Irish (The Midnight Court, 2005; and The Táin, 2007) as well as from the French (The Alexandrine Plan, 1998).

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Product Description: Part thriller, part spy novel, Exchange Place is set between Belfast and Paris and tracks the individual movements of two men, John Kilfeather and John Kilpatrick, who are trying to solve a mystery concerning a lost friend, a missing notebook, and a gun...read more

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9780856409035 | Blackstaff Pr, January 15, 2013, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Part thriller, part spy novel, Exchange Place is set between Belfast and Paris and tracks the individual movements of two men, John Kilfeather and John Kilpatrick, who are trying to solve a mystery concerning a lost friend, a missing notebook, and a gun.

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Product Description: More than twenty years after the end of their love affair, Gabriel receives a series of cryptic postcards from his old flame. Inspired to write his own letter, Gabriel dwells in sensuous detail on perfumes, clothes, and conversations as he tries to recapture the spirit of their romance in 1980s Belfast...read more

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9780856408151 | Blackstaff Pr, May 15, 2010, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: More than twenty years after the end of their love affair, Gabriel receives a series of cryptic postcards from his old flame.

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Product Description: Anonymously scribbled into the margin of a ninth-century manuscript, this much-loved Irish poem has inspired countless writers and publications over the years, including The Yellow Nib: The Literary Journal of the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry...read more
By Ciaran Carson (editor)

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9780856408502, titled "The Yellow Nib: The Literary Journal of the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry" | Blackstaff Pr, March 15, 2010, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Anonymously scribbled into the margin of a ninth-century manuscript, this much-loved Irish poem has inspired countless writers and publications over the years, including The Yellow Nib: The Literary Journal of the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry.

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Product Description: Ciaran Carson’s Collected Poems gathers work from eight collections. From the formal and thematic traditions of his earlierst work, The New Estate (1976), the energetic long lines of The Irish for No (1987) and Belfast Confetti (1989), to the formal adroitness of Opera Et Cetera (1996), The Alexandrine Plan (1998) and The Twelfth of Never (1998), Carson has shown himself to be an extraordinarily adaptable poet...read more
By Ciaran Carson and Peter Fallon (editor)

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9781930630451 | Wake Forest Univ Pr, April 30, 2009, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Ciaran Carson’s Collected Poems gathers work from eight collections.

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Product Description: Book annotation not available for this title.Title: Collected PoemsAuthor: Carson, CiaranPublisher: Wake Forest Univ PrPublication Date: 2009/04/30Number of Pages: Binding Type: HARDCOVERLibrary of Congress:

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9781930630468 | Wake Forest Univ Pr, April 30, 2009, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Book annotation not available for this title.

Product Description: '[A] brilliant and altogether engaging new translation' (Los Angeles Times) of the greatest epic in Irish literatureThe Tain Bo Cualinge, centrepiece of the eighth-century Ulster cycle of heroic tales, is Ireland's great epic, on par with Beowulf and The Aeneid...read more
By Ciaran Carson (trans)

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9780670018680 | Viking Pr, February 21, 2008, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A new translation of the eighth-century Irish epic, Táin Bó Cúailnge, is a sprawling mythic tale of the legendary warrior, Cu Chúlainn, and his battle against the invading army of Connacht over the fabled Brown Bull of Cooley.

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9781439580189 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: '[A] brilliant and altogether engaging new translation' (Los Angeles Times) of the greatest epic in Irish literatureThe Tain Bo Cualinge, centrepiece of the eighth-century Ulster cycle of heroic tales, is Ireland's great epic, on par with Beowulf and The Aeneid.

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Product Description: In Ciaran Carson's For All We Know, politics and psychology, history and love blend in a subtle, potent mix that recognizes how "the lie is memorized, the truth is remembered." It is a pas de deux of two lovers, of the very poems themselves, that moves between personal attraction and betrayal against memories of the Troubles and other historical events (the 60s, the Second World War)...read more

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9781930630390 | Wake Forest Univ Pr, April 30, 2008, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: In Ciaran Carson's For All We Know, politics and psychology, history and love blend in a subtle, potent mix that recognizes how "the lie is memorized, the truth is remembered.

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9781930630383 | Wake Forest Univ Pr, April 30, 2008, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: In Ciaran Carson's For All We Know, politics and psychology, history and love blend in a subtle, potent mix that recognizes how "the lie is memorized, the truth is remembered.

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A journal which aims to publish good writing, whether it be poetry, fiction, or essay, from established and emerging writers. It contains poems and essays from established writers and critics such as Frank Ormsby, Ian Sansom, Leontia Flynn, Martin Mooney and Sinead Morrissey and Glenn Patterson.
By Ciaran Carson (editor)

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9780856408137 | Blackstaff Pr, March 15, 2008, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A journal which aims to publish good writing, whether it be poetry, fiction, or essay, from established and emerging writers.

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Product Description: A collection of essays from the Literary Journal of the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry.
By Ciaran Carson (editor)

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9780856407918 | Blackstaff Pr, April 15, 2007, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A collection of essays from the Literary Journal of the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry.

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Product Description: Originally written in the Irish language by the 18th-century poet Brian Merriman (circa 1745–1805), The Midnight Court is here translated by one of Ireland’s distinguished contemporary poets, Ciaran Carson. This extended satiric poem assesses the growing economic, political, and familial constraints of late 18th-century Catholic Ireland under British colonial rule, while subversively playing on the tradition of the aisling (or vision) poem in which a beautiful woman represents Ireland’s threatened sovereignty...read more

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9781930630260 | Sgd ltd edition (Wake Forest Univ Pr, March 15, 2006), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Originally written in the Irish language by the 18th-century poet Brian Merriman (circa 1745–1805), The Midnight Court is here translated by one of Ireland’s distinguished contemporary poets, Ciaran Carson.

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9781930630253 | Wake Forest Univ Pr, March 15, 2006, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Originally written in the Irish language by the 18th-century poet Brian Merriman (circa 1745–1805), The Midnight Court is here translated by one of Ireland’s distinguished contemporary poets, Ciaran Carson.

The first ever version of Dante by an Irish poet, Carson's Inferno is accented with a vivid Hiberno-English idiom that will surprise and renew the reader's faith in the art of translation. This is a retelling of Dante's epic journey for the twenty-first-century reader.

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9781862076037 | Granta Books, November 16, 2004, cover price $14.35 | About this edition: The first ever version of Dante by an Irish poet, Carson's Inferno is accented with a vivid Hiberno-English idiom that will surprise and renew the reader's faith in the art of translation.

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Product Description: Fishing for Amber dazzles with its weave of narratives and the sheer pleasure taken in unwinding the three narrative strands: ribald telling of tales from Ovid's Metamorphoses, dark and disturbing Irish fairy stories, and fantastic tales of 17th-century Dutch painting...read more

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9781862073029 | Granta Books, May 1, 2000, cover price $19.95

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9781862073715 | Granta Books, September 30, 2004, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Fishing for Amber dazzles with its weave of narratives and the sheer pleasure taken in unwinding the three narrative strands: ribald telling of tales from Ovid's Metamorphoses, dark and disturbing Irish fairy stories, and fantastic tales of 17th-century Dutch painting.

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Product Description: This startling new translation of Dante's Inferno is by Ciaran Carson, one of contemporary Ireland's most dazzlingly gifted poets. Written in a vigorous and inventive contemporary idiom, while also reproducing the intricate rhyme-scheme that is so essential to the beauty and power of Dante's epic, Carson's virtuosic rendering of the Inferno is that rare thing—a translation with the heft and force of a true English poem...read more
By Ciaran Carson (trans)

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9781862075252 | Granta Books, January 1, 2003, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Translated for the common reader, this new version of the classic literary epic follows the author and his guide, Virgil, on their immortal journey through the nine circles of hell in search of divine justice.

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9781590171141 | New York Review of Books, September 1, 2004, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: This startling new translation of Dante's Inferno is by Ciaran Carson, one of contemporary Ireland's most dazzlingly gifted poets.

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Product Description: Few poets can alter readers’ orientation as radically as does Ciaran Carson. In Breaking News, this former master of the long line employs two- and three-syllable lines to alter tempo, the time of his narrative, and the distinction between separate wars and eras...read more

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9781930630116 | Wake Forest Univ Pr, April 1, 2003, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Few poets can alter readers’ orientation as radically as does Ciaran Carson.

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9781930630109 | Wake Forest Univ Pr, April 1, 2003, cover price $10.95

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Product Description: Shamrock tea, the magical substance that allows people to experience the world with visionary clarity, can only be found by passing through the famous van Eyck painting The Arnolfini Marriage. The characters who bear this knowledge include a young boy named Carson, his uncle Celestine, Ludwig Wittgenstein, and the nephew of a famous Belgian writer...read more

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9781862073982 | Granta Books, October 1, 2001, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Blends history and mythology to create a magical medieval world where everything is interconnected.

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9781862074804 | Granta Books, September 1, 2002, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Shamrock tea, the magical substance that allows people to experience the world with visionary clarity, can only be found by passing through the famous van Eyck painting The Arnolfini Marriage.

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Product Description: Book by Carson, Ciaran (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781930630031 | Wake Forest Univ Pr, March 1, 2001, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Ciaran Carson’s Selected Poems represents—while yet in full current—the early prodigious poetic creativity of one of Ireland’s great writers.

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9781930630024 | Wake Forest Univ Pr, March 1, 2001, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Book by Carson, Ciaran

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A celebration of the sound and vigor of Irish music and life by a member of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland encompasses recording history, poetry, tall tales, and polemic and reflects on the unsentimentality of the music's lyrics.

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9780865475151, titled "Last Night's Fun: In and Out of Time With Irish Music" | North Point Pr, March 1, 1997, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: Each chapter the title of a traditional tune, a celebration of Irish music examines the history, experience, and meaning of the music
9780788190872, titled "Last Nights Fun: In and Out of Time With Irish Music" | Diane Pub Co, January 1, 1996, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: Critically acclaimed LAST NIGHT'S FUN is a sparkling celebration of Irish music and life that is itself a literary performance of the highest order.

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9780865475311, titled "Last Night's Fun: In and Out of Time With Irish Music" | North Point Pr, March 1, 1998, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Each chapter the title of a traditional tune, a celebration of Irish music examines the history, experience, and meaning of the music

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The author describes his childhood growing up in Belfast, and looks at how the city has changed from its more prosperous and peaceful past (view table of contents)

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9781559704656 | Arcade Pub, September 1, 1998, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: The author describes his childhood growing up in Belfast, and looks at how the city has changed from its more prosperous and peaceful past
9781862070721 | Granta Books, November 25, 1997, cover price $23.00

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Product Description: "In Irish traditional music, very much a part of Carson s life, the same tune should never be played the same way twice. [T]his use of performance and variation reflects on how people might exist only in the telling, in language, and how all experience might be a matter of language shuffling its cards...read more

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9780916390761 | Wake Forest Univ Pr, September 1, 1996, cover price $15.95

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9780916390754 | Wake Forest Univ Pr, December 1, 1996, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: "In Irish traditional music, very much a part of Carson s life, the same tune should never be played the same way twice.

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Product Description: Book by Carson, Ciaran (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780916390617 | Wake Forest Univ Pr, May 1, 1994, cover price $13.95

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9780916390600 | Wake Forest Univ Pr, May 1, 1994, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Book by Carson, Ciaran

Product Description: Belfast Confetti, Ciaran Carson’s third book of poetry, weaves together in a carefully sequenced volume prose pieces, long poems, lyrics, and haiku. His subjects include the permeable boundaries of Belfast neighborhoods, of memory, of public and private fear, and, indeed, of the forms of language and art...read more

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9780916390419 | Wake Forest Univ Pr, December 1, 1989, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Belfast Confetti, Ciaran Carson’s third book of poetry, weaves together in a carefully sequenced volume prose pieces, long poems, lyrics, and haiku.

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9780916390402 | Wake Forest Univ Pr, June 1, 1989, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Belfast Confetti, Ciaran Carson’s third book of poetry, weaves together in a carefully sequenced volume prose pieces, long poems, lyrics, and haiku.

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