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Laugh at Gilded Butterflies: A Selection of Favourite Poems
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Laugh at Gilded Butterflies: A Selection of Favourite Poems (Hardback)

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In this selection by some of the world's finest poets, Ulick O'Connor has chosen poems that he feels 'could bring a flash to the reader's mind'. Poets selected include those from a wide variety of genres - Irish and non-Irish, household names and the relatively obscure - and Ulick also provides a short paragraph on each poem, its background and author. A beautiful gift book, "Laugh at Gilded Butterflies" will be a treasure for any reader of poetry and, as Ulick notes, 'many will experience that special delight brought to mind by a true poem'.Poets to be featured include Mathew Arnold, E.E. Cummings, Alfred Lord Tennyson, W.B. Yeats, Siegfried Sassoon, Oscar Wilde, Robert Front, Eva Gore Booth, Oliver St John Gogarty, Hilaire Belloc, William Wordsworth, Brendan Behan, Gerard Manley Hopkins, D.H. Lawrence, Dorothy Parker, Rupert Brooke, T.S. Eliot, Joseph Campbell, Edgar Allen Poe, Patrick Kavanagh, Dylan Thomas, William Blake, Patrick Pearse, Muhammad Ali, and many others.

Fiction & PoetryPoetry Publisher: The Liffey Press Publication Date: 01/12/2007 ISBN-13: 9781905785353  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Ulick O'Connor is a biographer, poet and playwright. The author of many books, his Diaries were published in 2001 to great acclaim. He writes a regular column on poetry for The Evening Herald.

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