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Re: Paul Muldoon

You are of course quite right Marcia about Muldoon.  His voice and
interests are not the same.

Best,
Bob


On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 3:15 PM, mskarp <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>  Re: Paul Muldoon
>     I was thinking not about level, but of the voice, concerns, manners,
> etc.
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> Best,
> Marcia
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>
> Robert Summers wrote:
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> Thank you Marcia for making corrections.  I was at a loss about Robert
> Muldoon; it would not occur to me that anyone would make that kind of
> mistake.  How could someone on this list with all the tributes to Seamus
> Heaney from all over the world use Fox News as a source?  What serious
> person would use Fox for any source?  Of course you are absolutely right,
> Heaney is the 21st master of poetry.  Paul Muldoon is no where near the
> level of Heaney.  Why was a comparison made to Eliot and Muldoon?
>
>  Bob
>
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> On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 2:47 PM, mskarp <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>>  Surely, and rightly, you mean 21st-century poetry.  And you must mean
>> Paul Muldoon; but do you really think they share very much of the same
>> poetic space?  Have you read PM lately; his virtues are not nearly as close
>> to Heaney's as you imply.
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>> Sad indeed,
>> Marcia
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>> David Boyd wrote:
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>> Most by now will have seen reports of the death of this fine poet, and, like Eliot, Nobel Prize Laureate.
>>
>> RIP, and in many ways irreplaceable, although Robert Muldoon is thankfully still stalking-about readily able to don at least part of the mantle
>>
>> A sad day for 20th century poetry, to be sure.
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>> Sent from my iPad
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