A DUBLIN DOCUMENTARY

By
Thomas Kinsella
A Dublin Documentary

A beautiful collection of poems, family reminiscences and stunning photography brings Thomas Kinsella's Dublin to life. Here, Kinsella's poems are shaped around personal recollections of the people and places closest to his heart.

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Hardback:
112 pages
Size:
234x156 mm
ISBN:
9780862789954
Category Dublin, Literature, Poetry

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In this work, we are offered an insight as to what inspired him to write these poems and the result is a deeply personal part-memoir, part-poetry collection that will be treasured by readers of Kinsella for years to come.

This high-quality hardback volume is filled with beautiful and imaginative photographs of Dublin landmarks such as St. James's Gate, Dublin Castle and the Peppercannister Church.

Twenty of his best-loved and memorable poems, including His Father's Hands and St. Catherine's Clock have new commentaries written by Thomas Kinsella. An introduction, also written by him, serves to introduce the reader to his relationship, and that of his family and friends with the city of Dublin.

Thomas Kinsella is one of Ireland's most respected and well-loved poets. Born in Inchicore in 1928, he is also known for his translations and editorial work.

'An illuminating commentary'

The Irish Times

'Dubliners and poetry fans alike will love Thomas Kinsella's personal collection of poetry, reminiscence and photography.'

Image Magazine

'one of the major poets of his generation . . . I certainly enjoyed it.' Páraic Breathnach

The Eleventh Hour, RTE Radio One
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