By John Wilson Foster
"Foster's exemplary feedback and his beneficiant enthusiasm act as whatever of a permanent antidote to a tradition that now turns out to predicate itself on an everlasting newness and superficiality. i need to say that i've been fortunate sufficient to study not less than different works by way of this writer for Books eire and feature independently learn his amazing Nature in eire so i used to be no longer unaware that there may be that infrequent factor known as knowledge lurking in those pages. Foster is excellent corporation . . . in comparison to the painfully dry and threadbare educational works that typically come throughout this table, Foster's paintings is whatever I continuously wait for. . . . that's the excitement of Foster's paintings, it truly is feedback that reinforces, that doesn't stultify, that doesn't cover at the back of a torrent of meaningless vocabulary and that's now not afraid to be truthful." – Joe Horgan, Books Ireland.
"If Irish literary and cultural feedback has taken off because the Seventies – and it has – John Wilson Foster is likely one of the major purposes. He has widened its conceptual horizon, provoked new debates, redefined previous debates, and helped to make different critics as traditionally wakeful as he's himself." – Foreword by means of Edna Longley, writer of The residing flow: Literature and Revisionism in eire (1994), The Bloodaxe e-book of twentieth Century Poetry (2000) and Yeats and glossy Poetry (2013).
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