Introduction.- Chapter 1. Island visions: Derek Mahon's Cyclades.- Chapter 2. Mainland Hellas: Seamus Heaney's Peloponnese and Delphi.- Chapter 3. The winding road of translation: Derek Mahon's versions of Cavafy.- Chapter 4. Mediating the canon: Seamus Heaney's versions of Cavafy.- Chapter 5. Asphodels and aspalathoi: Seferis, Heaney, Mahon: politics and landscape.- Bibliography.- Index.
Joanna Kruczkowska is Senior Lecturer at the University of Lodz, Poland. She specialises in comparative poetry, including Irish, modern Greek and Polish work. She has recently completed her Irellas project on contemporary Irish poets and modern Greece under the Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship at the University of Athens.