The Proper Word: Ireland, Poetry Politics – Collected Criticism by Gerald Dawe

Posted on: 18 June 2007

Fintan O’Toole, Assistant Editor of the Irish Times and one of Ireland ‘s most respected cultural critics launched The Proper Word by poet, Gerard Dawe on Monday 18 June in the Old Library, Trinity College Dublin.

The Proper Word presents the most important essays from the past three decades of the poet, Gerald Dawe. They provide glimpses into a changing Ireland , Europe , and the world at the end of one century and beginning of another. Locally attentive and internationally perceptive, The Proper Word collects thirty essays that address topics ranging from W. B. Yeats to Derek Mahon and from his native Belfast to Sydney .

The proper word by poet, gerard dawe on monday 18 june in the old library, trinity college dublin.


Gerald Dawe and Fintan O Toole The Long Room, The Library,TCD at the launch of  The Proper Word: Collected Criticism by Gerald Dawe, launched by Fintan O Toole.