On Our Shelves Now
This cahier presents new work by the celebrated Irish poet Paul Muldoon. After a preface in which the poet explains what for him is the importance of translating, there follow four original works: ‘The Windshield’, ‘Balls’ (a five-sonnet sequence), ‘Quail’, and the title series of poems, ‘When the Pie Was Opened’. Interspersed with these are the poet’s translations: from Latin, from Anglo-Saxon, from Medieval Welsh, from Greek, and from Irish. The cahier is completed by drawings and an etching by the Sicilian artist Lanfranco Quadrio.
About the Author
Paul Muldoon is an Irish poet. He has published over thirty collections and won a Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and the T. S. Eliot Prize.