Sean O’Brien

Commentary

Life
Poet; criticism in Times Literary Supplement collected as The Deregulated Muse: Essays on Contemporary British and Irish Poetry (Bloodaxe 1998); Downriver (Picador 2001), 85pp.

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Commentary
Catriona O’Reilly, review of Sean O’Brien, Downriver (2001), calls him a poet of great technical facility whose biting satire is sustained by Drydenesque heroic couplets. (Irish Times, May 12 2001.)

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