Download e-book for kindle: Life is a Dream: 40 Years Reading Poems 1967-2007 by Paul Durcan

By Paul Durcan

ISBN-10: 1846550246

ISBN-13: 9781846550249

recognized for his electrifying poetry readings, Paul Durcan marks 4 many years of composing silently and reciting aloud with this exceptional assortment, which brings jointly for the 1st time the severely acclaimed poet's personal collection of his paintings from his first publication, Endsville (1967), to The Laughter of Mothers (2007). Life is a Dream represents the complete variety of Durcan's writing - humorous and subversive verse narratives and self-mocking poems of underachievement; poems celebrating love and intercourse or the lives of well-known writers and artists; in addition to gentle, poignant verses commemorating the useless.

Throughout his lengthy occupation, Durcan has endured to make passionate and relocating poetry out of his personal and his country's misfortunes. he's through turns a surrealist, a mystic, an Irish comic with excellent comedian timing and an indignant champion of the oppressed. Life is a Dream reaffirms the consistent imaginative and prescient and creative integrity of 1 of the main robust, humane and unique voices in sleek poetry.

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