Paul Muldoon is Oxford Professor of Poetry and Howard G. B. Clark Professor in the Humanities at Princeton University. His recent works include To Ireland, I; Poems 1968-1998; and Moy Sand and Gravel. He lives in Princeton, New Jersey.
"These folk-tales are full of simplicity and musical occurrences, for they are the literature of a class...who have steeped everything in the heart: to whom everything is a symbol."--William Butler Yeats