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The new issue of the Irish University Review includes my essay on Ciaran Carson’s Until Before After. Carson’s collection, on the surface written in a pared-down, disjunctive and slender verse, is built on an unusual structure. I try to unravel the possible meanings of this ‘strange architecture’ and suggest that it is entwined with the poems’ consideration of death and the afterlife.

‘”strange architecture”: Ciaran Carson’s Until Before After‘ is published in Irish University Review, 43:2 (Autumn/Winter 2013), 381-397. It is available electronically here, though needs a subscription.

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