Armstrong, Charles I.

Crisis and Contemporary Poetry

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Anne Karhio, Seán Crosson, Charles I. Armstrong

Part I. The Limits of Expression: Representation and Identity

2. Form, Historical Crisis and Poetry’s Hope in George Szirtes’s ‘Metro’
John Sears

3. Persona, Trauma and Survival in Louise Glück’s Postmodern, Mythic, Twenty-First-Century ‘October’
Mary Kate Azcuy

4. Hern: The Catastrophe of Lyric in John Burnside
Scott Brewster

Part II. A Special Case: Crisis and Poetry in Northern Ireland

5. ‘In a ghostly pool of blood / a crumpled phantom hugged the mud’: Spectropoetic Presentations of Bloody Sunday and the Crisis of Northern Ireland
Ruben Moi

6. ‘The Given Note’: Traditional Music, Crisis and the Poetry of Seamus Heaney
Seán Crosson

7. ‘Crisis first-hand’: Seamus Heaney before and after the Ceasefire
Stephen Regan

8. The Mundane and the Monstrous: Everyday Epiphanies in Northern Irish Poetry
Charles I. Armstrong

Part III. Situated Words: Place, Ecology and Landscape

9. ‘The memorial to all of them’: Landscape and the Holocaust in the Poetry of Michael Longley
Brendan Corcoran

10. ‘Toward a Brink’: The Poetry of Kathleen Jamie and Environmental Crisis
Lucy Collins

11. Sounding the Landscape: Dis-placement in the Poetry of Alice Oswald
Janne Stigen Drangsholt

12. Place, Narrative and Crisis in the Long Poems of Paul Muldoon
Anne Karhio

Part IV. Suspended Judgements: Rethinking Poetic Reception

13. Paul Muldoon: Critical Judgement, the Crisis Poem, and the Ethics of Voice
Guinn Batten

14. Displacing the Crisis: New British Poetry, Cultural Memory and the Role of the Intellectual
Eva Mueller-Zettelmann

15. The Body of Text Meets the Body as Text: Staging (I)dentity in the Work of SuAndi and Lemn Sissay
Deirdre Osborne

Keywords: Literature, Poetry and Poetics, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Cultural History, Twentieth-Century Literature, Cultural Studies

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