Paul Muldoon (b. 1951)

A selective list of online literary criticism for the 20th-century Irish poet Paul Muldooon, favoring signed articles by recognized scholars and articles published in peer-reviewed sources

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We Talked and Talked and Talked: Jonathan Safran Foer on Paul Muldoon. LA Weekly 3 May 2002

"Poet in a prize position. A conversation with Paul Muldoon." The Guardian, 8 June 1999

Paul Muldoon honored with Pulitzer Prize for poetry. Princeton Weekly Bulletin, 14 April 2003

Fenton, James. On Paul Muldoon's collaborations with the song-writer Warren Zevon "why doesn't it happen more often that people who profess to be poets write song-lyrics too?" The Guardian, 20 Sept. 2003

A Guardian article on contemporary British poetry covers the influence of Heaney, Muldoon, Hill, and others, 5 Oct. 2005

Kerrigan, John. Paul Muldoon's Transits: "Muddling through after Madoc." On exile and Irishness. Jacket 20 (Dec. 2002)

Longley, Edna. Poetry and the Peace Process. An interview with Edna Longley, from Books and Writing, on Radio National, 7/24/05

McDonald, Peter. Publisher's blurb for Mistaken Identities: Poetry and Northern Ireland (Oxford UP 2000) Covers Seamus Heaney, Tom Paulin, Louis MacNeice, Derek Mahon, Paul Muldoon, and others. A sample chapter is available

Muldoon, Paul. Paul Muldoon's personal web site, which contains news about his books and readings

O'Grady, Thomas. Book Reviews: Ciaran Carson, Paul Muldoon, Richard Murphy. The Boston Review, April 2002.

Phillips, Ivan. A substantial introduction to Paul Muldoon in the Literary Encyclopedia, 21 March 2002. On New Weather (1973); On Why Brownlee Left (1980); On Quoof (1983); On Madoc: A Mystery (1990); On The Annals of Chile (1994)

Redmond, John. Indicting the Exquisite Review of Paul Muldoon's The Annals of Chile (Faber). Thumbscrew 1 (Winter 1994-5)

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