Derek Mahon

Standard Name: Mahon, Derek

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Textual Production Seamus Heaney
When SH , then a schoolteacher, began writing poetry in the 1960s, one of his models was the Anglo-Saxon poetry studied on his degree course. When contemplating a translation from that language years later he...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Carol Rumens
She discusses the poetry of Philip Larkin , Derek Mahon , and a range of women poets (including Adrienne Rich , Marilyn Hacker , and Ruth Padel ), especially their forms, music, and metres.

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