Abstract

This essay proposes a brief examination of Derek Mahon’s insular poetry with some comments on the cultural category of insularity in Irish culture and literature.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInsulae/Islands/Ireland. The Classical World and the Mediterranean
Pages201-207
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 1996
EventThe Classical World and the Mediterranean - Sassari
Duration: 7 Sep 199410 Sep 1994

Conference

ConferenceThe Classical World and the Mediterranean
CitySassari
Period7/9/9410/9/94

Keywords

  • Derek Mahon
  • Insularity
  • Irish 20th-century poetry
  • Mahon’s plural or heterodox perspective

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