Everything to Play For
Beskrivelse: Poems by Paul Durcan, Vona Groarke, Seamus Heaney, Patrick Kavanagh, Brendan Kennelly, Michael Longley, Louis MacNeice, Sinead Morrissey, Paul Muldoon, Enda Wyley, and more. Sport has long been at the heart of Irish life. It is one of the ways in which we stay in touch and keep talking: a kind of knot that binds one generation to another. It s hardly surprising that so many great poets have been inspired to write about it. Everything to Play For: 99 Poems about Sport includes poems that celebrate the feats of sporting heroes, like Billy Ramsell's lament for the great hurler Christy Ring, Theo Dorgan's tribute to Sonia O Sullivan, or the huge muscled fighters of Patrick Kavanagh's A Knight at the Tournament .Everything to Play For: 99 Poems about Sport is edited by poet John McAuliffe and includes a foreword by World Champion athlete Sonia O'Sullivan, one of Ireland's best-loved sporting heroes. With poems on all major sporting disciplines, Everything to Play For brings together the work of many of Ireland's leading poets.
- kr. 84,95