This essay was first published in Symbiosis: a Journal of Anglo-American Literary Relations
Topics and Keywords
John Montague; Derek Mahon; transatlantic; transatlantic literary relations; poetry and poetics; American poetry; Irish poetry, Herbert Montague Mahon, trauma, Williams, Lowell, Wordsworth, Duncan, intertextual, O'Hara, Crane, belatedness, exile
About the author
Michael O'Neill is a poet and Professor of English Literaure at the University of Durham. His books include Romanticism and the Self-Conscious Poem (1997) and The Human Mind's Imaginings: Conflict and Achievement in Shelley's Poetry (1989).