Signes: A Review of Ciaran Carson’s ‘From Elswhere’ For a poet, there are easier things than translations. The translating poet inevitably has to face the gnawing burden of writing for two people. “It’s a desperate system of double-entry bookkeeping,” Howard Nemerov lamented. The spectral presence of the author is always hovering somewhere, ready to […]
In keeping with our policy of reprinting crucial texts whenever possible are new editions of Crediting Poetry, Seamus Heaney’s Nobel Lecture, two of Ciaran Carson’s prizewinning and key collections: The Irish for No, Belfast Confettiand two of Brian Friel’s well-known plays: Aristocrats and The Home Place.