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Subseries 5.1
Writings by Medbh McGuckian
Box 48: Folder 4 - Box 56a: Folder 3; OP2

Arrangement Note

Arranged by type of record.

Publications with poems, 1973 - 2005
Box Folder Content
48 4 "Genesis" and "Blackcurrants" in Caret, Winter 1973, p. 18-19
48 5 "Marriage" in The Honest Ulsterman, March-June 1975, p. 10
48 6 "Lent," "The Singer," and "Faith" in The Irish Press, October 11, 1975, p. 6 [2 copies]
48 7 "Subterfuge" and "Accident" in St. Stephens, 1976, p. 14 and 40
48 8 "Maiden Aunt" in Fortnight, September 1978, p. 12
48 9 "Today" in Ulster Tatler, January 1979, p. 32
48 10 "Coins" in Northern Lights, February 1979, p. 24
48 11 "Aunts" and "Inch" in Cyphers, Spring 1979, p. 1
48 12 "Wife-Swapping" in Outposts, Autumn 1979, p. 6
48 13 "The Cure" and "Purgatory" in The Irish Press, September 1 1979, p. 9
48 14 "The Roofspace" in Ulster Tatler, November 1979, p. 51
48 15 "The Flitting" in The Listener, 20 and 27 December 1979, p 871 [2 copies]
49 1 "The Retired Couple" and "Hibernia" in London Magazine, December 1979/January 1980, pp. 114-115
49 2 "Winter," "The Black Nun" and "The Fire-Dance" in Cyphers, Spring 1980, pp. 34-35
49 3 "The Sun-Trap" in Outposts, Summer 1980, p. 16 [This periodical includes an untitled manuscript poem by McGuckian on the back of the front cover. The poem opens: "As I passed the green world..."]
49 4 "Gentians" in Fortnight, October-November 1980, p. 21
49 5 "The Love Game" and "Gate Posts" in Threshold, Autumn/Winter 1980, p. 9
49 6 "The Milk Cap" in Poetry Review, December 1980, p. 13
49 7 "Collusion," "Work," "The Night-Mirror," and "The Charm School" in Aquarius, 1980, pp. 48-49
49 8 "Choosing," "Phases" and "The Grand Mountain Hotel" in Green River Review, 1980, pp. 54-55
49 9 "Underground" in The Connacht Tribune, January 1, 1981, p 10
49 10 "The Moon-Shell," "Next Day Hill," "The Standing," "Wonderland" in Bananas, February-March [1981], pages 14-15
49 11 "The Sea-Wood" and "The Window" in The Poetry Ireland Review, Winter 1981, p. 29
49 12 "Driving" and "Fishing" in The Connacht Tribune, 1 May 1981, p 18.
49 13 "The Aphrodisiac" and "The Flower Master" in The Honest Ulsterman, November-December 1981, p. 16-17
49 14 "The Sitting" and "The Heiress" in New Statesman, 11 December 1981, p. 18
49 15 "The Soil-Map" in Poetry Supplement (Compiled by Andrew Motion for the Poetry Book Society), Christmas '81
49 16 "Aunts," "Waterford," "Garam masala," "Those People," "Poison," "My mother," " Gateposts," "That Year," "The House," "June," "The glory-hole," "Chopping," "The moonbow," "The thorough bed," "Winter," "Prudence," "The Strike," "Smoke," "The Folk Museum," and "Collusion" in Trio Poetry 2, 1981, pp. 25-44
49 17 "The Frame" and "The Villian" in The Connacht Tribune, April 30 1982, p. 20
49 18 "The Artemesia" in Poetry Review, June 1982, p. 12
49 19 "Ode to a Poetess," in A Tribute to William Wiser, Writer in residence at The Queen's University of Belfast, 1979-1982, pp. 8-9
49 20 "The Nightworker" in The Belfast Review, [1982], page 34
50 1 "Goya" in Outposts, Spring 1983, p. 17
50 2 "For the Previous Owner" and "The Last Days of Pisces" in Ulster Tatler, June 1983, p. 45
50 3 "Blue Vase" in The Belfast Review, Summer 1983, p. 33
50 4 "The Throne" in Outposts, Summer 1983, p. 20
50 5 "Losing," "Underground," "The Trough," and "A Change of Place" in Poetry Review, September 1983, pp. 17-18
50 6 "Venus and the Sun" in Outposts, Autumn 1983, p. 33
50 7 "Staying in a Better Hotel" in New Statesman, 30 December 1983, p. 20
50 8 "Rowing" in Aquarius XV/XVII, 1983/1984, p. 74
50 9 "Valentina" in New Statesman, 10 February 1984, p. 24
50 10 "Too Much Yellow," " The Grayling," "January," "The Villa," and "The Bone-Setter" in London Review of Books, 7 June to 20 June 1984, p. 6 [2 copies]
50 11 "Never," "The Sailor" and "The Golden Path" in Cyphers, Summer 1984, pp. 30-31
50 12 "Felicia's Cafe," "The Colouring Book" and "Four O'Clock, Summer Street" in Poetry Ireland Review, Autumn 1984, pp. 7-8
50 13 "Before the Wedding" in Poetry Supplement, 1984, Winter 1984, p. 25
50 14 "Minus 18 Street" and 5 poems without English titles translated into Dutch in Poesi Magasin, 1984, pp. 22-24
50 15 "Grainne's Sleep Song" and "Lucina" in Hubbub, Spring 1985, pps 38-39
50 16 "Sea or Sky" in The New Yorker, 24 June 1985, p. 38
50 17 "The Frame" in Poetry Canada Review, Summer 1985, p. 42
50 18 "The Sailor" in Outposts, Summer 1985, p. 7
50 19 "Ylang-Ylang" in Poetry, July 1985, p. 203
50 20 "Aunt Dorothy's Tale" in Outposts, Autumn 1985, p. 15
51 1 "Children of the Mist" and "The Fire Tower" in Poetry Canada Review, Autumn 1985, p. 6 [2 copies]
51 2 "What Does 'Early' Mean?" and "Mrs. Orchard" in The Honest Ulsterman, Autumn 1985, pp. 7-8
51 3 "The Nightworker," "Makings," and "Work" in Poetry Review, October 1985, pp. 4-5
51 4 "The Aphrodisiac," "The Sun-Trap" and "Gentians" in Edward Lucie-Smith, Ed., British Poetry Since 1945, Penguin Books, 1985, pp.366-368
51 5 "Coleridge" and "April" in Gown Literary Supplement, 1985, p. 15 [4 copies]
51 6 "My Brown Guest," "Moonshots," "Little House, Big House," "The Difficult Age," "Querencia," and "Poem for a Lost Birthday" in Robin Robertson, Ed., Firebird 4, Penguin Books, 1985, pp. 185-192
51 7 "Grainne's Sleep Song" and "Lucina" in Hubbub, 1985, pp. 38-39
51 8 "Dancing" and "Mazurka" in Poetry Australia, 1985, pp. 44-45
51 9 "Coleridge" in Poetry Durham, Summer 1986, p. 17
51 10 "Problem Girl" in Struga International Poetry Review, August 1986, p. 27.
51 11 "On Ballycastle Beach," "The Stone-Hitter," Suivez Moi," and "To a Cuckoo at Coolnalough" in Verse, 1986, pp. 27-28
51 12 "The Dolphin" in Poets for Africa, 1986, p. 32
52 1 "Woman with Blue-Ringed Bowl," "Jazzmen Say Head" and "Martini Terrace" in The Salmon, Winter 1987 pp. 10-12
52 2 "The Time Before You" and "First Letters from a Steamer" in North, Winter/Spring 1987, pp. 18-19 [3 copies]
52 3 "Echo-Poem" in Maryland Poetry Review, Spring/Summer 1987, p. 24 [2 copies]
52 4 "Amelia" in Four Quarters, Fall 1987, p. 58
52 5 "Head of a Woman," "The Invalid's Echo," "To Call Paula Paul," and "Girl-Mother and Child" in The Irish Review, 1987, pp. 72-78
52 6 "Problem Girl," "The Sofa," "To My Grandmother," "Hotel," "Lychees," "The Mirror" and "From Disciple to Master" (in English with French translation on facing page); and article "Interview with Medbh McGuckian" in Cahiers Sur La Poesie, 1987, pp. 181-201
52 7 Poem translated into Dutch in Lyrikvannen, 1987, p. 162
52 8 "Adonis Dark" in Gown Literary Supplement, 1987, p. 27
52 9 "Dear Rain.," "Mrs. Orchard" and "Head of a Woman" in Antaeus, Spring 1988, pp. 198-202
52 10 "Anna's Lane," "Displaced to the Blue," "Garbo at the Gaumont," and "Gigot Sleeves" in Oxford Poetry, Spring 1988, pp14-17
52 11 "The Lemon Shed" and "Shaferi" in Orbis, Summer/Autumn 1988, pp. 42-43
52 12 German translations "An Meine Grossmutter" and "Die Sitzung" in Die Horen, 3rd Quarter, 1988, p. 174
53 1 "In the Day Room" and "A Dream of Stone" and article "Body Logic: Some Notes on the Poetry of Medbh McGuckian" in Gown Literary Supplement, 1988, pp. 4, 7, 16-18 [2 copies]
53 2 "Living Beyond a Window" in The Simon Anthology of Poetry, 1988, p. 50
53 3 "To Call Paula Paul," "Martini Terrace," "Petite Maison," "Scenes From a Brothel," "To the Oak-Leaf Camps," and "What Does 'Early' Mean?" in Prospice, 1988, pp. 227-234 [2 copies]
53 4 Dutch translations "De Sofa," "Chemiestraat," "De moord om de bruidsschat," "Het Hollywood-bed," "Aan de nachtegaal," "Ondergrondse," and "Prie-Dieu" in Het dwingende verleden, 1988, pp. 104-108
53 5 "Anna's Lane," "Zero Eighteen," "Sword-Sonnets," "Cancelleresca Bastarda," "The Cutting-Out Room," "The Moses Room," "Drawing Ballerinas" and "Gigot Sleeves" in Todd Swift and Martin Mooney, Eds., Map-Makers' Colours: New Poets of Northern Ireland, Nu-Age Editions, 1988, pp. 17-29
53 6 "Shifting Flats" and "Tiled Bathroom" in Cimarron Review, January 1989, pp. 30-31 [2 copies]
53 7 "The Keeper Ring"and "Two Heliotropes" in Gown Literary Supplement, January 1989, p. 3
53 8 "View Without a Room" and "A Dream of Stone" in Stand, Summer 1989, pp. 12-13
53 9 "The Cloth Mother" and "The Book Room" in The Poetry Book Society Anthology, 1988-1989, pp. 65-66
53 10 "The Invalid's Echo" in Visions, 1989
53 11 "Living Beyond a Window," "A Different Same," "Reading in a Library," "Dormer Window," "Clotho," "The Dead Are More Alive," "The Voice Coach," "Snuff," and "The Watchfire" in Rhinoceros, 1989, pp. 17-28
53 12 "Zero Eighteen" and "Whimbrel" in Passages North, Winter 1990, pages 27-29
53 13 "The Rosary Dress," "Cancelleresca Bastarda" and "Journal Intime" in Pearl, Fall 1990, pages 2-4
54 1 Swedish [?] translations "Min Mor," "Hacka Lok," "Rok," "Sabbath Park," and "Fergus och hans drommars sprak" in Fardvag, 1990, pages 143-147
54 2 Dutch translations "Het Ongeluk," "Geloof," "Gezinsplanning," and "Harembroek" in Ik heb tien benen, 1990, pages 98-102
54 3 "The Moses Room" and "Aquarelle" in Living Landscape Anthology, 1990, pages 21-22
54 4 "Cancelleresca Bastarda" in Confounded Language, Bloodaxe Books, 1991, page 19
54 5 "Power-Cut," "The Butterfly Farm," "Your House," "Ducks and Drakes," "Rowing," "Freeze-Up," "On Not Being Listened To," "Through the Round Window," For a Young Matron," and "A Conversation Set to Flowers" with facing-page French translations in Poetes D'Irlande du Nord, Amiot Lenganey, 1991, pages 153-167
54 6 "The Orchid House," "To My Grandmother," "That Year," "Admiring the Furs," and "Tulips" with facing-page German translations in Flugasche, Winter 1992, pages 41-42
54 7 "Dream in a Train" in Quarto, 1992, page 28
54 8 "Answering the Daffodils" in Mna na hEorpa: Women of Europe, A Celebration by Irish Women Poets, 1992
54 9 "Story Between Two Notes" and "Speaking Into the Candles" in Michigan Quarterly Review, Winter 1993, pages 128-131
54 10 "Red Trial" in Flaming Arrows, 1993, pages 10-11
54 11 "The Tomorrow Club" in untitled, privately published book of poems in honor of the 60th birthday of James Simmons, 1993
54 12 Romanian [?] translations "Journal Intime," "Fata Problema," "Scene Dintr-Un Bordel," "Felicia's Cafe," "Ferma de Fluturi," and "Omul Care Vine Joi" in Poesis, 1993, page 24
54 13 "Six Poems, offprints from Common Knowledge, including the poems "Breaking the Blue," "Dear Rain," "Almond," "Soliloquy to a Cloud," "The Carrying Ring," and "At Mullaghmore" [circa 1993]
54 14 "The Chamomile Lawn" in Shivaun O'Casey's The Plough and the Stars program [circa 1993]
55 1 "The Colony Room" in The Spark, June 1994, page 38
55 2 "Skull Light," "The Albert Chain," "Waxwing Winter," "The Nearness of the Grape Arbour to the Fruit Cellar" in The American Voice, 1994, pages. 33-38
OP2 - "Timed Chess" on Trinity Poetry Broadsheet, 1994
55 3 "Black Virgin," "Dividing the Political Temperature," "White Windsor Soap" in Epoch, 1995, pages 264-268
55 4 "The Field of Nonduality," "More than a Letter," "Impressionist House" in Tabla, 1995, pages 16-18 [includes ALS, 10 May 1995, from Stephen Ellis]
55 5 "Venus and the Rain" in Kilkenny People, 1995, page 49
55 6 "The Surrender Dance," "Filming the Famine," and "A Perfume Called 'My Own,'" in Sibila, January 1996, pages 3-4
55 7 "The Third Chessplayer" in Asylum: Arts Review, Winter 1996, page 8
55 8 "Mating with the Well" and "The Tamarind Tree" in Compost, Spring 1996, pages 14-15
55 9 "Filming the Famine" and "The Jasmine-Picker" in Chicago Review, Winter 1997, pages 1-4
55 10 "Bond" and "Gate of Heaven" [translations of Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill's "Geasa" and "Toircheas 2"] in Bonded Shores, May 1997, pages 2 and 5
55 11 "The Feminine Christs," "The Building of the 'Hebe,'" "Locust in the Cemetery" in Verse, 1997, pages 87-89
55 12 "Green Crucifix" in Ceide, January/February 1998, page 36
55 13 "Night When One Hears the Sea Without Seeing It," "Making Your Own Eclipse," "Four Studies of Her Right Breast" in PN Review, November-December 1999, pages 28-30
55 14 "Birthday Composition of Horses," "From a Young Girl to an Old Woman," and "Corduroy Road" in Verse, 1999, pages 28-31
55a 1 "Image of Migratory Cranes," "Ring Worn Outside a Glove," "The Finisher" in Ropes, 1999, pages 29-30
55a 2 "Josephine," "A Cura de Sona," "Lapsos," "Lichias," "Fe," and "A 'Singer'" in Poesia em Lisboa 99, 1999, pages 79-85 [2 copies]
55a 3 "Statt Bronze Keramik and Holz" ["Ceramic and Wood for Bronze"] in Die Horen, 2000, page 192
55a 4 "Clara-Motiv" ["Clara Theme"] in Die Horen, 2001, pages 213-214
55a 5 "Santo Spirito" in the Times Literary Supplement, 6 February 2004, page 5
55a 6 "The Angel Musician" in the Times Literary Supplement, 2 April 2004, page 11
55a 7 "Soul Being Saved by an Angel" in the Times Literary Supplement, 4 June 2004, page 15
55a 8 "The Stone-word" and "Regaining Control of the Night" in Eureka Street, September-October 2005, pages 19 and 25
55a 9 "Ales Stenar" and "At Mullaghmore" in The Honest Ulsterman, undated, pages 10-11
55a 10 "The Daisy Cutter" and "The Fashion Parade" in Tangier, undated, pages 14-15
55a 11 "The Rising Out" in Pequod, Number 16/17, undated, page 44
55a 12 Miscellaneous xeroxes of printed poems
Publications with prose and interviews
55a 13 Review of John Hewitt's The Rain Dance and Wes Magee's No Man's Land in Northern Lights, April 1979, p. 23 No Man's Land in Northern Lights, April 1979, p. 23
55a 14 "Gardner Outside the Walls" [review of Francis Stuart's We Have Kept the Faith], 12 June 1982
55a 15 "Subjective Correlatives" [review of John Montague and Ted Hughes' Selected Poems], 10 July 1982
55a 16 "The Best Poetry Books of Our Time" in Poetry Review, April 1984, page 43
56 1 "Mystical Island in a Dusky Bay" [review of Liam Blake's Real Ireland: People and Landscape in Fortnight], December 1984, page 23 Fortnight], December 1984, page 23
56 2 "Bawling across the hearthrug" [article on Irish poetry] in Books and Bookmen, March 1986, page 23-24
56 3 "Skrimshadering, or not the Rupert Bear School" [article on poetry and politics] in Books and Bookmen, July 1986, page 22
56 4 "The Mutiny of Selves: An Interview with Medbh McGuckian" in Cencrastus, Spring 1988, pages 17-21
56 5 "The Light of the Penurious Moon" [review of Rita Ann Higgins's Goddess on the Mervue Bus in The Honest Ulsterman], Summer 1988, pages 60-62 The Honest Ulsterman], Summer 1988, pages 60-62
56 6 "On Ballycastle Beach: Medbh McGuckian on her "Diary'" in The Poetry Book Society Bulletin, Summer 1988, page 10
- - "To Pour is to Fill" [review of Lionel Shriver's The Female of the Species in The Honest Ulsterman], Summer 1988, p. 63-66 [See Subseries 5.1, Printed Material, Writings by McGuckian: "The Light of the Penurious Moon"] The Honest Ulsterman], Summer 1988, p. 63-66 [See Subseries 5.1, Printed Material, Writings by McGuckian: "The Light of the Penurious Moon"]
56 7 "Stripping off the Masks" [review of BBC documentary "Cast a Cold Eye" based on Richard Ellman's biography of Yeats], in Fortnight, March 1989, page VI [2 copies]
56 8 Brief letter indicating Emily Bronte's poem "No Coward Soul is Mine" as her favorite poem, in Lifelines III, 1990, page 14
56 9 "Visiting Poet" in The Irish Review, Winter 1991/1992, page 47
56 10 "Clear Conscience" [McGuckian interviews Carol Rumens] in Fortnight, January 1993, pages 48-49
56 11 Untitled review of John Booths' Jack B. Yeats: A Vision of Ireland in Fortnight, February 1994, pages 47-48 Fortnight, February 1994, pages 47-48
56 12 Contribution to "Varieties of Irishness?" in Fortnight, March 1994, pages 39-40
56 13 "Is That a Dove I See?" in The Independent, 2 September 1994, page 19
56 14 Review of Word of Mouth ed. Ruth Carr, Grainne Tobin, Sally Wheeler, and Ann Zell, in Causeway, Winter 1996, page 58
56 15 "Who Was Who?" [review of Anne Ulry Colman's A Dictionary of 19th Century Irish Women Poets in Irish Journal of Feminist Studies], December 1997, pages 111-113 Irish Journal of Feminist Studies], December 1997, pages 111-113
56 16 "The Culture of Poetry in Ireland" in Ropes, 1997, page 64 [2 copies]
56 17 "The Seal Woman" [review of Moyra Donaldson's Snakeskin Stilettos] in Fortnight, March 1999, pages 27-28 Fortnight, March 1999, pages 27-28
- - Interview with Vona Groarke in Verse, 1999, pages 32-43 [See Subseries 5.1, Printed Material, Writings by McGuckian, Publications with Poems, "Birthday Composition of Horses," "From a Young Girl to an Old Woman," and "Corduroy Road" in Verse, 1999, pages 28-31] Verse, 1999, pages 28-31]
56 18 Interview in Ulster Tatler, May 2001, pages 22-24
56 19 Off-prints of article "Birds and Their Masters" [review of Eavan Boland's poetry]
56a 1 Many off-prints of article "How Precious Also Are Thy Thoughts Unto Me" [review of Marina Tsvetaeva's poetry] from Common Knowledge
Publications for which McGuckian served as Editor
56a 2 Gown Literary Supplement, Autumn/Winter 1989
56a 3 Gown Literary Supplement, Spring/Summer 1990
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