Matthew Sweeney

Standard Name: Sweeney, Matthew


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Anthologization Jo Shapcott
JS had already appeared with Helen Dunmore and Matthew Sweeney in 1997 in Penguin Modern Poets volume 12. Writing by her was included in three anthologies in the year 2001. Andrew Motion placed her work...
Dedications Ruth Padel
RP dedicated the volume to her partner Michael Black , but the opening poem and one other are dedicated to Irish poet Matthew Sweeney .
Padel, Ruth. Angel. Bloodaxe.
The collection (many of whose contents had appeared, often...
Reception Ruth Padel
The Times Literary Supplement praised this volume's poignant sense of history.Sarah Maguire in The Listener added the insight that this was history problematised, not finished.
Padel, Ruth. Angel. Bloodaxe.
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A poem from this volume was anthologized...
Textual Production Grace Nichols
The collection was the third in the five poets anthology series. GN 's poems appeared with those by James Berry , Judith Nicholls , Vernon Scannell , and Matthew Sweeney . The first and second...
Textual Production Jo Shapcott
During the same year she and Matthew Sweeney jointly edited an anthology, Emergency Kit: Poems for Strange Times, which draws on worldwide modern writing in English. In 2002 she edited the anthology Discourses...


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Berry, James et al. We Couldn’t Provide Fish Thumbs. Macmillan Children’s Books, 1997.