Fran Brearton & Eamonn Hughes, eds., Last Before America: Irish and American Writing - Essays in Honour of Michael Allen (Belfast: Blackstaff Press 2001), 233pp.
CONTENTS: Acknowledgements [vii]; Brearton & Hughes, Introduction [ix]; Michael Longley, Prologue: Level Pegging ; Peter McDonald, Faiths and Fidelities: Heaney and Longley in Mid-Career ; Patricia Horton, A Truly Uninvited Shade: Romantic Legacies in the Work of Seamus Heaney and Paul Muldoon ; Seamus Heaney, The Two Mice (trans. from Robt. Henryson) ; William Watkin, Poppypetal: Thanatropism, Pathos and Pathology in Contemporary Elegy Theory ; Adrienne Janus, Mnemosyne and the Mislaid Pen: The Poetics of Memory in Heaney, Longley and McGuckian, ; Richard Kirkland, Ways of Saying/Ways of Reading: Materiality, Literary Criticism and the Poetry of Paul Muldoon ; Paul Muldoon, News Headlines from the Homer Noble Farm ; Nicholas Allen, Free Statement: Censorship and the Irish Statesman ; Elmer Kennedy-Andrews, Antic Dispositions in Some Recent Irish Fiction ; Ciaran Carson, Dantes Inferno: Canto I ; William Wiser, Poets Corner ; Colin Graham, A Glimpse of America ; Peter Stoneley, Dickinson and Cosmopolitanism ; Medbh McGuckian, Poems ; Bernard MacLaverty, Postscript ; Notes ; Notes on Contributors 
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