Muldoon, Paul

(1951- )
   Irish poet, born in Portadown, County Armagh, he read English at Queen's University, Belfast, where one of the lecturers was Seamus Heaney (see entry). He worked for the BBC in Belfast until 1986, and was writer in residence at Cambridge University, then moved to the USA in 1987 to teach at Columbia and Princeton universities. He is Howard G.B. Clark Professor of the Humanities and Creative Writing at Princeton University. He became professor of poetry at Oxford in 1999 and is president of the Poetry Society in London. His collection Horse Latitudes was due for publication in 2006. He won seven major literary awards in Britain and in the United States, where he lives with his wife, the novelist Jean Hanff Korelitz, and their two children. Some of his publications: Selected Poems 1968-83, 1986. Selected Poems 1968-86, 1987. Madoc: A Mystery, 1990. The Annals of Chile, 1994. New Selected Poems 1968-94, 1996. Hay, 1998. Poems 1968-1998, 2001. Some of his poems: "Armageddon, Armageddon," "At Master McGrath's Grave," "Hopewell Haiku," "The Princess and the Pea," "They That Wash on Thursday."
   Sources: Bitter Harvest: An Anthology of Contemporary Irish Verse. John Montague, ed. Scribner's, 1989. Paul Muldoon Home Page (http://www.paulmuldoon.net/). Poems, 1968-1998 of Paul Muldoon. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2001. The Columbia Granger's Index to Poetry. 11th ed. The Columbia Granger's World of Poetry, Columbia University Press, 2005 (http://www.columbiagrangers.org). The Faber Book of Contemporary Irish Poetry. Paul Muldoon ed. Faber and Faber, 1986. The Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry. 2nd ed. Richard Ellmann and Robert O'Clair, eds. W.W. Norton, 1988. The Oxford and Cambridge May Anthologies Poetry 2000. Paul Muldoon, ed. Varsity/Cherwell, 2000. The Oxford Companion to English Literature. 6th edition. Margaret Drabble, ed. Oxford University Press, 2000. Who's Who. London: A & C Black, 2005.

British and Irish poets. A biographical dictionary. . 2015.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Muldoon, Paul — ▪ 2004       The U.S. based poet from Northern Ireland Paul Muldoon whose wit and confidence effervesced on the page, leaving readers at once amused and unsettled won several awards and notices in 2003. His 2002 collection, Moy Sand and Gravel,… …   Universalium

  • Paul Muldoon — (born 20 June 1951) is a writer, academic and educator, as well as Pulitzer Prize winning poet from County Armagh, Northern Ireland. Life and workMuldoon s poetry is known for difficulty, allusion, casual use of extremely obscure or archaic words …   Wikipedia

  • Paul Muldoon — (* 20. Juni 1951 in Portadown) ist ein nordirischer Dichter. Er war von 1999 bis 2004 Oxford Professor of Poetry und gewann 2003 den Pulitzer Preis für Poesie. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben und Schaffen 2 Werke (Auswahl) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Muldoon — is an Irish family name. It is represented throughout the world where descendants of emigrants of people bearing that name have settled; e.g. USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and other countries. It is an anglicization of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Paul Shipton — (* 15. Juni 1963 in Manchester) ist ein britisch US amerikanischer Schriftsteller. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Preise 3 Werke (Auswahl) 4 Weblinks …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Paul Shipton — (1963 ) is an award winning children s author.He was born in Manchester and attended Emmanuel College, Cambridge and Manchester University. After completing two Masters degrees, he taught English in Istanbul for a year. After returning to the UK …   Wikipedia

  • Paul Peter Rhode — (* 18. September 1871 in Neustadt in Westpreußen; † 3. März 1945 in Green Bay, Wisconsin) war der sechste katholische Bischof von Green Bay. Im Jahr 1881 wanderte Rhode mit seiner Mutter nach Chicago in den Vereinigten Staaten aus. Seine… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Muldoon — Maldoon ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Patrick Muldoon (* 1968), US amerikanischer Schauspieler und Sänger Paul Muldoon (* 1951), nordirischer Dichter Pete Muldoon (1881–1929), kanadischer Eishockeytrainer und funktionär Robert Muldoon… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Paul Galvin (sportif) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Paul Galvin. Paul Galvin Fiche d’identité Sport Football gaélique Nom irlandais Pól Ó Galbháin Nationalité …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Paul Thompson (hockey sur glace) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Paul Thompson. Paul Thompson Données clés Nationalité  Canada Né …   Wikipédia en Français

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.