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Madoc: a Mystery

Muldoon, Paul

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ISBN 10: 0374195579 / ISBN 13: 9780374195571
Published by Farrar, Straus, Giroux, New York, 1991
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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1st American edition. [10], 261 p.; 22 cm. Dark brown cloth with red-gilt spine title. Dust jacket designed by Cynthia Krupat with illustration from the George Catlin painting "Bull Dance, Mandan O-Kee-Pa Ceremony." ISBN: 0374195579. Signed by author on title page, dated 1999. An intriguing book-length poem based on the fantasy that Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Robert Southey established a utopian community on the Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania. Book is in Fine Condition. Dust jacket is in Near Fine Condition: upper edge very slightly rubbed and sunned. Bookseller Inventory # 002594

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Title: Madoc: a Mystery

Publisher: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, New York

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: near fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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A cycle of poems based on the idea that the English poets Coleridge and Southey had gone ahead with the plan they had in 1794 of emigrating to the United States and settling on the frontier

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Paul Muldoon was born in Northern Ireland in 1951. He lives with his family in New Jersey, where he chairs the Creative Writing Program at Princeton University. In 1999 he was elected Professor of Poetry at the University of Oxford.

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