Sister Una Agnew, The Mystical Imagination of Patrick Kavanagh (Dublin: Columbia Press 1998) - Selected Bibliography, pp.262ff.

Note: Other than the ‘Primary Sources’, bibliographical items listed here have been been chiefly selected on the basis that they are not represented in the previously existing listing in RICORSO, though many of these have now been copied to that record.

Primary Sources
1. Poetry
  • A Soul or Sale, London: Macmillan, 1947.
  • Collected Poems, London: Martin Brian and O’Keeffe, 1972.
  • Come Dance with Kitty Stobling and Other Poems, London: Longmans, Green and Company Ltd, 1960.
  • The Complete Poems of Patrick Kavanagh, Peter Kavanagh, ed., Newbridge, Ireland: The Goldsmith Press, 1984.
  • The Complete Poems of Patrick Kavanagh with commentary by Peter Kavanagh, New York: Kavanagh Hand Press Inc, 1996.
  • Lough Derg, with foreword by Paul Durcan, London: Martin Brian and O’Keeffe, 1978.
  • Ploughman and Other Poems, London: Maemillan and Company Ltd, 1936.
  • Selected Poems, Antoinette Quirm, ed., London/ New York: Penguin Twentieth Century Classics, 1996.
2. Prose
  • By Night Unstarred, Peter Kavanagh, ed., Newbridge, Ireland: The Goldsmith Press, 1977.
  • Collected Pruse, London: Mc Gibbon and Kee, 1967.
  • Kavanagh’s Weekly, with Peter Kavanagh, Newbridge, Ireland: The Goldsmith Press, 1981.
  • Self-Portrait, Dublin: Dolmen Press, 1964, from a Telefis Pirearm documentary, produced by Jim Fitzgerald, October 30,1962.
  • Tarry Flynn, Middlesex: Penguin Books Ltd, 1978 (1948).
  • The Green Fool, Middlesex: Penguin Books Ltd, 1975 (1938).
  • November Haggard, Uncollected Prose and Verse of Patrick Kavanagh, selected, arranged and edited by Peter Kavanagh, New York: Peter Kavanagh Hand Press, 1972.
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3. Letters
  • Kavanagh, Peter ed., Lapped Furrows, Correspondence between Patrick and Peter Kavanagh 1933-67, New York: The Peter Kavanagh Hand Press, 1969.
  • Kavanagh, Peter, ed ., Love’s Tortured Headland, New York: The Peter Kavanagh Hand Press, 1978.
4. Contributions to Newspapers, Journals in order of publication
  • ‘Journeymen Shoemakers: Recollections of Other Days’, The Irish Times, Thursday, July 14, 1936.
  • ‘The Sixth Book’, The Irish Times, April 11, 1940.
  • ‘Croagh Patrick’, Irish Independent, July 29, 1940.
  • ‘Pilgrim without Petrol: Patrick Kavanagh Goes to Knock’, The Standard, May 8,1942.
  • ‘When You Go to Lough Derg’, The Standard, June 12,1942.
  • ‘The Church and the Poets’, The Standard, July 3,1942.
  • ‘Sisters of the Grey Veil’, The Standard, September 11, 1942.
  • ‘Returning I Heard the Lark’, The Standard, December 18, 1942.
  • ‘Ethical Standards’, The Standard, April 2, 1943.
  • ‘Art is Worship’, The Standard, April 23, 1943.
  • ‘Two Sides of the Picture’, The Standard, April 30,1943.
  • ‘The Road to Nowhere’, The Standard, May 14,1943.
  • ‘The Anglo-Irish Mind’, The Standard, May 28,1943.
  • ‘Davis Says to Me’, The Standard, August 31,1945.
  • ‘Tailor and Ansty’, The Irish Times, September 18,1945.
  • ‘Diary’, Envoy, December, 1949 to July, 1951.
  • ‘I Sing the Praise of Famey’, Ireland of the Welcomes, March, 1952.
  • ‘Sex and Christianity’, Kavanagh’s Weekly, May 24,1952.
  • ‘Moments As Big as Years’, Creation, July, 1957.
  • ‘Bachelorhood is Tragedy’, Creation, October, 1957.
  • ‘The Shoemaker Who Didn’t Stick to his Last’, Irish Farmers’ Journal, December 6,1958.
  • ‘The Lilies of the Field’, Irish Farmers’ Journal, May 16th, 1959.
  • ‘A World of Sensibility’ [1959], , Irish Mythology: A Dictionary, by Peter Kavanagh, Newbridge, Ireland: The Goldsmith Press, Ltd, 1988, pp. 1-5
  • ‘The Bard of Callenberg’, Irish Farmers’lournal, February 4,1961.
  • ‘I’ll be a Camera’, Irish Farmers’lournal, May 6,1961.
  • ‘Poets on Poetry’, X Magazine, June, 1960.
  • ‘The Wonder of Easter’, Irish Farmers’ Journal, April 1, 1961.
  • ‘The House the Hens Built’, Irish Farmers’ Journal, February 17,1962.
  • ‘Carleton the Voice of the People’, Irish Farmers’ Journal, June 30, 1962.
  • ‘Poems of Childhood’, Irish Farmers Journal, July 21, 1962.
  • ‘Schoolbookery’, Irish Farmers Journal, June 17,1966.
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  • Kavanagh, Peter, Garden of the Golden Apples, New York: The Peter Kavanagh Hand Press, 1972. - ‘An Annotated Bibliography of Patrick Kavanagh’, Patrick Kavanagh: Man and Poet. Newbridge, Ireland: The Goldsmith Press, 1987, pp. 393-450.
  • Nemo, John, ‘A Bibliography of Writings by and about Patrick Kavanagh’, Irish University Review, 111 (Spring 1973), pp. 80-106.
Secondary Sources [unfamiliar references or editions only given here]
Works of Biographical Interest [excl. works by Peter Kavanagh, given in Criticism, supra]
  • Barry, Michael, By Pen and Pulpit: The Life and Times of the Author Canon Sheehan, Cork: Saturn Books, 1990.
  • Gailey, Alan, Irish Folk Drama, Cork: The Mercier Press, 1969.
  • Hopkins, G.M., Poems and Prose, W. H. Gardner, ed., Baltimore, Maryland: Penguin Books, 1953.
  • Lee, Joseph, ed., Ireland: Towards a Sense of Place, Cork University Press, 1985.
  • Nemo, John, ed., The Journal of Irish Literature: ‘A Patrick Kavanagh Number’, Volume 7, Special Issue, 6 January, 1977.
  • O’Loughlin, Michael, After Kavanagh: Patrick Kavanagh and the Discourse of Contemporary Irish Poetry, Dublin: Raven Arts Press, 1985.
  • Wilde, Oscar, The Fairy Stories of Oscar Wilde, illustrated by Harold Jones, London: Victor Collancz Ltd, 1990.
  • Yeats, W.B., Collected Poems, Augustine Martin, ed., London: Arrow Books Ltd., An Arena Book, 1990.
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Articles in Books, Newspapers and Periodicals.
  • Anonymous [Valentin Iremonger,], ‘Profile: Patrick Kavanagh’, The Leader, October 11, 1952, pp. 8-12.
  • Boland, Eavan, ‘Tragedy into Comedy’, The Irish Times, June 5, 1971.
  • Egan, Desmond, ‘Homer’s Ghost’, Kavanagh: Man and Poet, The Goldsmith Press, 1987, pp. 197-213.
  • Ervine, St John, ‘AE, the Man and the Writer’, John O’London’s Weekly, August 9, 1919.
  • Houston, Douglas, ‘Landscapes of the Heart: Parallels in the Poetries of Kavanagh and Auden’, Studies, 77 (Winter,1988), pp. 445-59.
  • Jordan, John, ‘A Few Thoughts About Patrick Kavanagh’, Poetry Ireland, 4 (Summer, 1964), pp. 123-26.,
  • Jordan, John, ‘Mr Kavanagh’s Progress’, Studies, 49 (Fall, 1960),295-304.
  • Jordan, John, ‘P.K.’s Point of View’, Hibernia, 22 October, 1971.
  • Jordan, John, ‘Tribute to Patrick Kavanagh’, Hibernia, January, 1968.
  • Jenkes, Norma, ‘The Rocky Road to Dublin: Patrick Kavanagh’s Apprenticeship, 1930-39’, in Patrick Kavanagh: Man and Poet, The Goldsmith Press, 1987, pp. 371-81.
  • Kennelly, Brendan, ‘Patrick Kavanagh’, Ariel 1 (July, 1970), pp. 7-28.
  • Liddy, James,’A Memoir of Parnassus’, Patrick Kavanagh Man and Poet, The Goldsmith Press, 1987, pp. 295-300.
  • Martin, Augustine, ‘The Apocalypse of Clay: Technique and Vision in "The Great Hunger-, Patrick Kavanagh: Man and Poet, The Goldsmith Press, 1987, pp. 285-93.
  • Morrow, Larry, ‘Meet Mr Patrick Kavanagh’, The Bell, April 19, 1948.
  • Nemo, John, ‘A Joust with the Philistines: Patrick Kavanagh’s Cultural Criticism’, The Journal of Irish Literature, 4 (May, 1975), pp. 65-75.
  • Nemo, John, ‘The Green Knight: Patrick Kavanagh’s Venture into Criticism’, in Studies (Autumn, 1974), pp. 282-294.
  • O’Brien, George,’Fr, Thomas A. Finlay, SJ, 1848-1940’, Studies (March, 1940), pp. 27-40.
  • Payne, Basil, ‘The Poetry of Patrick Kavanagh’, Studies (Fall, 1960), pp. 279-94.
  • Rafroidi, Patrick, ‘A French Tribute’, Patrick Kavanagh: Man and Poet, The Goldsmith Press, 1987.
  • Ryan, John, Obituary, The Sunday Press, Dublin, December 3,1967.
  • Sheedy, Larry, ‘How Kavanagh Told His Story’, Irish Farmers’ Journal, August 18,1962.
  • Wright, David, ‘Patrick Kavanagh, 1905-1967’, in London Magazine , New Series, 8 (April, 1968), pp. 22-29.
Manuscripts [NLI, &c.]
  • [none selected].
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Unpublished Material
  • Bardwell, Leland, ‘One Autumn Day: Women in Kavanagh’s Work and Life’, paper read at Kavanagh’s Yearly, Carrickmacross, 1986.
  • Cronin, Anthony. ‘Kavanagh from Patmos’, keynote address given at Kavanagh’s Yearly, November 24,1989.
  • Deane, Raymond, ‘November Songs’, based on six poems by Patrick Kavanagh first sung by Ms Collete Mc Gahon, Kavanagh’s Yearly, November 24,1990.
  • Deane, Seamus,’Kavanagh: Naming the Place’, keynote address given at KavanaglYs Yearly, Carrickmacross, November 23,1990.
  • Durcan, Paul, ‘The Mystery of Lough Derg’, Poetry reading and commentary given at Kavanagh’s Yearly, November 23,1985.
  • Eliade, Mircea, ‘Personal Notes’ taken at Lecture sponsored by the Psychology Dept., Duquesne University Pittsburgh, February, 1973.
  • Harding, Michael, ‘When the Angel Woos: The Movings of Mystery through a Writer’s Work’, paper read at Kavanagh’s Yearly, Carrickmacross, November 28, 1987.
  • Howlett, Michael, The Human Condition in The Writings of Patrick Kavanagh (1904-1967): A Theological Exploration, Unpublished Doctoral Thesis, Gregorian University, Rome, October, 1990.
  • Jordan, John, ‘A Biographical and Bibliographical Reminiscence of the Poet’, keynote address at Kavanagh’s Yearly, November 23, 1984.
  • MacIntyre, Tom, and Patrick Mason, ‘Staging the Great Hunger’, talk given at Kavanagh Yearly’s, Carrickmacross, November, 1984.
  • Martin, Augustine, ‘The Brothers Kavanagh: The Kavanagh Archives in New Jersey, USA’, lecture given at Kavanagh’s Yearly, November 23, 1985.
  • O’Loughlin, Michael, ‘The Sense of Place and the Place of Exile in Irish Literature’, introductory talk to symposium held during Kavanagh’s Yearly, Carrickmacross, November 26,1989.
  • O’Toole, Fintan, Introductory Talk: ‘Lilacs in the City’, A Symposium on Kavanagh’s work and themes, Kavanagh’s Yearly, Carrickmacross, November 29, 1987.
  • Stack, Thomas G., Ordinary Plenty: Patrick Kavanagh and the Catholic Imagination, Unpublished M. Theol. Thesis, Harvard University, May, 1986.

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