The Oomph of Quicksilver: Rogha Danta / Selected Poems 1970-1998

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A dual language collection of poetry by one of the most vibrant and innovative Irish language poets. Michael Davitt is a very well known Irish writer and broadcaster. He founded the poetry broadsheet and journal "Innti," and was a central figure in a new movement in Gaelic poetry in the 1970's. He became a friend of Sean O Riordain, to who's metaphysical wit he gave a sharp vernacular edge. Davitt was also influenced by the linguistic virtuosity of the American e.e. cummings, the Beat poets and American popular culture. ...

The Oomph of Quicksilver: Rogha Danta / Selected Poems 1970-1998 2000, Cork University Press, Cork

ISBN-13: 9781859182482

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The Oomph of Quicksilver: Rogha Danta / Selected Poems 1970-1998 2000, Cork University Press, Cork

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