A Poetry Archive recording by

Ciaran Carson

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These poems come from a special recording for the Poetry Archive:

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    "Slate Street School"

  • 4 -
    "Asylum"

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  • 6 -
    "Hairline Crack"

  • 7 -
    "Bloody Hand"

  • 8 -
    "The Knee"

  • 9 -
    "Hamlet"

  • 10 -
    "Eesti"

  • 11 -
    "K"

  • 12 -
    "L"

  • 13 -
    "O"

  • 14 -
    "S"

  • 15 -
    "Delta"

  • 16 -
    "Tango"

  • 17 -
    "Tib's Eve"

  • 18 -
    "The Poppy Battle"

  • 19 -
    "Salt of the Earth"

  • 20 -
    "Dark Rosaleen"

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  • 22 -
    "1798"

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  • 24 -
    "Belfast"

  • 25 -
    "Home"

  • 26 -
    "The Gladstone Bar, circa 1954"

  • 27 -
    "Trap"

  • 28 -
    "Horse at Balaclava, 1854"

  • 29 -
    "Blink"

  • 30 -
    "War"

  • 31 -
    "Skip"

  • 32 -
    "Fragment"

  • 33 -
    "Harvest"

  • 34 -
    "Siege"

  • 35 -
    "Exile"


Select bibliography

  • The New Estate , Blackstaff Press 1976 - out of print
  • The Pocket Guide to Irish Traditional Music (prose), Appletree Press 1986
  • The Irish for No , Gallery Press and Wake Forest University Press 1987
  • The New Estate and Other Poems, Gallery Press 1988
  • Belfast Confetti, Gallery Press, Bloodaxe Books and Wake Forest University Press 1989
  • First Language: Poems, Gallery Books and Wake Forest University Press 1993
  • Opera Et Cetera , Gallery Press, Bloodaxe, and Wake Forest University Press 1996
  • Last Night's Fun (prose), Johnathan Cape and Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1997
  • The Star Factory (prose), Granta and Arcade 1997
  • The Twelfth of Never, Gallery Press, Wake Forest University Press and Picador 1998
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  • The Alexandrine Plan (Baudelaire, Rimbaud, Mallarm√©) (translation), Gallery Press and Wake Forest University Press 1998
  • The Ballad of HMS Belfast, Gallery Press and Picador 1999
  • Fishing for Amber (prose), Granta 1999
  • Shamrock Tea (prose), Granta 2001
  • The Inferno of Dante Alighieri (translation), Granta Books 2002
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  • Breaking News , Gallery Press and Wake Forest University Press
  • The Midnight Court (translation), Gallery Press 2005
  • Ciaran Carson Reading from his poems, The Poetry Archive 2005
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  • The Tain (translator), Penguin 2007
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  • For All We Know, The Gallery Press 2008
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  • Collected Poems, Gallery Press 2008
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  • On the Night Watch, Gallery 2009
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  • The Pen Friend, Blackstaff Books 2009
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  • Until Before After, Gallery 2010
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