16. A Limited Edition Book of Poetry and Art (2016)
Author: Declan Kiberd et al
Book ID: 64388
16. A Limited Edition Book of Poetry and Art. Introduction by Prof. Declan Kiberd who has chosen eight poems relevant to the notion of Ireland’s freedom and the sacrifices of those who lived and died to attain that cherished goal. Dublin: Stoney Road Press, 2016. Folio. Bound in grey linen with a blue leather insert, housed in matching grey linen slipcase. A fine bright copy.
Published in in association with An Post and Poetry Ireland in a limited-edition of 150 Numbered Copies, Signed by the living Writers and Artists.
To mark the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising, Poetry Ireland invited four contemporary poets & four artists to present their own responses to the Rising and its aftermath. The poetry is by Harry Clifton, Vona Groarke, Paula Meehan & Paul Muldoon; the limited edition prints by Michael Canning, Alice Maher, Brian O ‘Doherty & Kathy Prendergast. Each signs at their respective contribution. Also included are poems by Pádraig Pearse, Eva Gore-Booth, Lady Wilde, Francis Ledwidge, James Clarence Mangan and W.B. Yeats.