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The Cold Irish Earth: New & Selected Poems of Ireland 1965-1995 / Knute Skinner

The Cold Irish Earth: New & Selected Poems of Ireland 1965-1995

By: Knute Skinner

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This book contains a generous selection of poems responding to life in Ireland, where the author has had a home since 1964. The collection, spanning thirty years of work, includes new poems as well as those drawn from nine previously published volumes, most of them long out of print, including A Close Sky Over Killaspuglonane (Dolmen, 1968) and Learning to Spell Zucchini (Salmon, 1988). Focused primarily in County Clare, the...
ISBN 978-1-912561-76-6
Pub Date Wednesday, January 01, 1997
Page Count 128
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This book contains a generous selection of poems responding to life in Ireland, where the author has had a home since 1964. The collection, spanning thirty years of work, includes new poems as well as those drawn from nine previously published volumes, most of them long out of print, including A Close Sky Over Killaspuglonane (Dolmen, 1968) and Learning to Spell Zucchini (Salmon, 1988). Focused primarily in County Clare, the book records the author's encounters with the landscape, animals and people of Ireland in historical, mythical and contemporary settings.

Knute Skinner

KNUTE SKINNER, born in St. Louis, Missouri, has had a home in County Clare since 1963.  He is the author of eight chapbooks and thirteen books of poetry.  Salmon has published ten of his poetry books as well as a memoir.  The latest of his previous books from Salmon is An Upside Down World (2019). He recently celebrated his 93rd birthday.



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