Paul Muldoon | Critical Review by Mark Ford

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Critical Review by Mark Ford

SOURCE: Ford, Mark. “Little Do We Know.” London Review of Books 17, no. 1 (12 January 1995): 19.

In the following positive review, Ford asserts that The Annals of Chile is “Muldoon's most open and lyrical collection yet.”

‘What are we going to write about now?’ one of Ulster's more engagé poets half-jokingly inquired soon after the IRA's ceasefire was announced. One would imagine that Paul Muldoon will be among the Northern Irish poets least directly affected by whatever happens—or doesn't—in the Province. His poetry has always reflected political events in the most delicate of styles, avoiding overt judgments, sentimental ideals, commitments or solutions, instead teasing out angles of irony and embodying states of impasse—‘that eternal interim,’ as he calls it in ‘Lull&#x...

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