MAHON, DEREK, 1941-
Derek Mahon papers
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Subseries 4.2
Printed material about Derek Mahon
Box 40 - 41a, 64, 69, 73, 82 - 83; OP1-2

Scope and Content Note

The subseries contains reviews of Mahon's poetry, essays about his work, and miscellaneous materials relating to his work.

Reviews
Box Folder Content
41 1 Night Crossing
41 2 Lives
41 3 Poems, 1962-1978
41 4 The Hunt by Night
41 5 Courtyards in Delft
41 6 The School for Wives
41 7 "The Cry"
41 8 Selected Poems
41 9 Journalism
41 10 The Hudson Letter
41 11 Corrected proof of Lucy McDiarmid's review of The Hudson Letter
41 12 "Racine's Phaedra"
41 13 "Racine's Phaedra," bound folder of reviews
41 14 The Yellow Book
41 15 Collected Poems
41 16 Selected Poems (2000)
41 17 Jonathan Swift: Poems
41 18 Poems / Patrick MacDonogh
41 19 Cyrano de Bergerac
41 20 Harbour Lights
41 21 Selected Poems, Expanded Edition (2006)
82 30 Adaptations [See also Subseries 4.2, Reviews, Selected Poems, Expanded Edition (2006)]
82 31 Somewhere the Wave
82 32 Life on Earth
82 33 An Autumn Wind
82 34 New Collected Poems
82 35 Raw Material
69 11 New Selected Poems
73 13 Against the Clock
Essays/Articles
41 22 "Beyond Fear and Fascination: Women in the Poetry of Derek Mahon" by Fleur Fitzgerald
41 23 "Booking Now for 2100" [article on RTÉ's Reading the Future] by Fintan O'Toole in The Irish Times, 4 November 2000 The Irish Times, 4 November 2000
41 24 "Cultivating the Element of Surprise" [article on W.S. Merwin] by Belinda McKeon
41 25 "Derek Mahon: Bibliography" by Jody Allen-Randolph in Irish University Review, annotated by DM
41 26 "Derek Mahon Interviewed," in Poetry Review (Summer 1991)
41 27 "Derek Mahon: Keeping the Language Efficient" by Gerald Dawe in The Journal of Irish Studies, 2006 [photocopy]
41 28 "Derek Mahon: The Poet and Painting" by Terence Brown in Irish University Review
41 29 "Derek Mahon: The World as Exile" by Sean O'Brien in The Deregulated Muse
41 30 "Derek Mahon's Lost Domain" by Charles O'Neill in The Recorder, Spring 1997
73 14 "The Doctor's Dilemma: Mad or Bad?" by Emer O'Kelly in The Sunday Independent, 2018 August 26
41 31 "Elegy to MacNeice"
41 32 "Going Home: Northern Ireland and Derek Mahon's The Hunt by Night" by Hugh Haughton
69 12 "The Green Line in the Poetry of Derek Mahon" by Irene DeAngelis in A Warm Mind-shake: Scritti in onore di Paolo Bertinetti, 2014
41 33 "In the Heaven of Lost Futures" [review of Eavan Boland's New Collected Poems] by John Redmond in The Guardian, 18 February 2006 The Guardian, 18 February 2006
41 34 "Introduction" by John Banville to J.G. Farrell's Troubles
41 35 "Ireland's Derek Mahon: 'Teaching English to Engineers'" by Patrick Keefe
41 36 "An Ironic Conscience at One Minute to Midnight" by Edna Longley in Fortnight, 17 December 1984
82 36 "It's a Way of Celebrating Life," by Rosita Boland in The Irish Times, 2010 July 12
83 1 "A Legendary Stylist and Master Craftsman of Verse," by Adam Wyeth in The Southern Star, 2009 September 5
41 37 Letters to the Editor in the Times Literary Supplement, 14 May 2004
83 2 "Looking for the Last Lines," by Philip Coleman in The Irish Times, undated
83 3 "Loose Leaves," by Caroline Walsh, 2009 November 7
41 38 "Mahon's Islands" by Enrico Reggiani in The Classical World and the Mediterranean
41 39 "Middle Man," Interview with Michael Longley by Nicholas Wroe in The Guardian, 21 August 2004
41 40 "The Name Rings a Bell: Louis MacNeice's Northern Ireland" by Colin Graham
41 41 "Nella sua Poesia di Derek Mahon," "Derek Mahon, 'bohémien irlandese,'" and article in Versodove, all by Roberto Bertoni
41 42 Obituary of Philip Hobsbaum by Alan Brownjohn in The Guardian, 7 July 2005
41 43 "On Sitting Down to Read 'A Disused Shed in Co. Wexford' Once Again" by Hugh Haughton, in The Cambridge Quarterly, 2002
83 4 "Poetry Tuned to Life," by Mita Kapur in The Hindu, 2009
41 44 "The Poet's Poet" [article about Elizabeth Bishop] by Tom Paulin in The Irish Times, 11 September 2004
41 45 "A Sense of Place" by Nicholas Wroe, The Guardian, 22 July 2006
41 46 "Six Poets Respond to Derek Mahon's Harbour Lights" by Vona Groarke, Justin Quinn, Gerard Fanning, John McAuliffe, Siobhán Campbell, and Conor O'Callaghan, in Poetry Ireland Review, October 2005 Poetry Ireland Review, October 2005
83 5 "A Technical Virtuoso," by Adam Wyeth in The Southern Star, 2010 April 17
64 5 "Theo Dorgan on Derek Mahon," in The Written Word, 8 February 2013
41 47 "A Week in Books" by Boyd Tonkin [article about Mahon's winning the David Cohen Prize] in The Independent, 23 March 2007
41 48 "The World of Derek Mahon" by Paul Durcan in Magill, December 1984
Miscellaneous
73 15 Book catalogs
41a 1 "Chekhov on Sakhalin" for Derek Mahon, by Seamus Heaney
41a 2 Clippings and promotional material about The Hudson Letter Broadcast, 25 December 2001, on RTÉ
73 16 Face to Face: Anthony Palliser's Irish Portraits, exhibit catalog, 2018
83 6 "The Landing State," for Derek Mahon, by Sean O'Brien, undated
41a 3 Letters to the editor re: "Poets Galore"
83 7 "Levitan, November 2010," for Derek Mahon, by Philip McDonagh, undated
41a 4 Playbill for The School for Wives
41a 5 "Poets and Writers" exhibition pamphlet, BBC Northern Ireland
83 8 Promotional material: Aspects Irish Literature Festival, 2009
83 9 Promotional material: Engage Arts Festival, 2010
83 10 Promotional material: Gallery Press, 2007-2010
83 11 Promotional material: Graphic Studio Dublin, 2007
83 12 Promotional material: Griffin Poetry Prize Awards, 2009
83 13 Promotional material: Jaipur Literature Festival, 2009
OP2 2 Promotional material: Joycentenary Ode
83 14 Promotional material: Kenmare Poetry Festival, 2009
73 17 Promotional material: Kilkenny Arts Festival, 2018
83 15 Promotional material: Kinsale Arts Week, 2010 July 10-18
OP1 5 Promotional material: Library of Congress reading, broadside
83 16 Promotional material: Mermaid poetry reading, circa 1973
41a 6 Promotional material: Miscellaneous
83 17 Promotional material: Poesie et Prose, 2008
83 18 Promotional material: "The Poetry of Derek Mahon" by Hugh Haughton
83 19 Promotional material: Poetry Ireland reading, 2008
83 20 Promotional material: Poetry Now International Poetry Festival, 2010
OP1 4 Promotional material: Princeton University reading, poster
83 21 Promotional material: Reading with Matthew Geden, 2009
OP2 3 Promotional material: The School for Wives, poster
OP1 7 Promotional material: The School for Wives, poster
OP1 6 Promotional material: SUNY reading, broadside (2 copies)
83 22 Promotional material: Trinity College Dublin reading, 2008
OP2 4 Promotional material: Trinity College Dublin reading, 2008
83 23 Promotional material: Unidentified reading, 2010
41a 7 Public Relations material
41a 8 Reading the Future, RTÉ Radio 1, Souvenir Calendar 2001
41a 9 Review of In the Chair: Interviews with Poets from the North of Ireland, edited by John Brown
41a 10 Review of The Poetry of Derek Mahon, edited by Elmer Kennedy-Jones
64 6 Reviews of After the Titanic by Stephen Enniss, 2014
41a 11 RTÉ Guide featuring Mahon's The Bacchae of Euripides as Play of the Week, September 2000
41a 12 Miscellaneous clippings about DM
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