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After the Ball / Breda Sullivan

After the Ball

By: Breda Sullivan

€8.88
Breda Sullivan's poetry is much praised for its quality of delving deeply into human experience with a spare, exacting grace. A quiet unobtrusive voice which nonetheless makes its point clearly, 'The poems of Breda Sullivan are a revelation ... They ring perfectly true and clear; they are simple but well-wrought and linger long and profoundly in the mind. They do not say too much - clutter is the ruin of elegance. Ars est ce...
ISBN 1 897648 33 2
Pub Date Thursday, January 01, 1998
Cover Image Austin Carey. Design by Brenda Dermody.
Page Count 64
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Breda Sullivan's poetry is much praised for its quality of delving deeply into human experience with a spare, exacting grace. A quiet unobtrusive voice which nonetheless makes its point clearly, 'The poems of Breda Sullivan are a revelation ... They ring perfectly true and clear; they are simple but well-wrought and linger long and profoundly in the mind. They do not say too much - clutter is the ruin of elegance. Ars est celare artem - true art is to conceal art!'
Gabriel Rosenstock, Poetry Supplement, Education Today

Breda Sullivan

Breda Sullivan was born in Athlone and now lives in Streete, Co. Westmeath where, before retirement, she taught at the local primary school. She is the mother of four and grandmother of three. Her poetry has been translated into French. She has poetry included in The Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing, Volumes IV and V. To date she holds twenty-two awards for poetry including the National Women's Poetry Competition, Boyle Arts Festival, Hopkins, and KISS. Her two previous collections of poetry, The Smell of Camphor (1993) and After the Ball (1998), were also published by Salmon.



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