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David Wheatley (University of Aberdeen)

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ISBN: 978 1 784104 22 1
Categories: 21st Century, Irish
Imprint: Carcanet Poetry
Published: October 2017
124 pages (print version)
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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  • Inspired by the Russian futurist Khlebnikov, Wheatley provides a riveting poetic vision of world culture. This collection imagines futuristic social states from the South American nation of 'Oblivia' to post-independence referendum present-day Scotland.
    David Wheatley was born in Dublin in 1970. His previous collections are Thirst (1997; Rooney Prize for Irish Literature), Misery Hill (2000), Mocker (2006) and A Nest on the Waves (2010). His work has appeared in numerous anthologies including The Penguin Book of Irish Poetry, and has been awarded a ... read more
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