Mccormack, W(illiam) J(ohn)
MCCORMACK, W(illiam) J(ohn)
MCCORMACK, W(illiam) J(ohn). Also writes as Hugh Maxton. Irish, b. 1947. Genres: Poetry, Literary criticism and history. Career: Full-time writer. Has also taught at universities in the United Kingdom, Hungary, and the United States. Publications: NONFICTION: (ed.) A Festschrift for Francis Stuart, 1972; Sheridan Le Fanu and Victorian Ireland, 1980; (ed. with A. Stead) James Joyce and Modern Literature, 1982; Ascendancy and Tradition in Anglo-Irish Literary History from 1789-1939, 1985; The Battle of the Books: Two Decades of Irish Cultural Debate, 1986; Dissolute Characters: Irish Literary History through Balzac, 1993. POETRY AS HUGH MAXTON: Stones, 1970; The Noise of the Fields, 1976; Jubilee for Rengades, 1982; The Enlightened Cave: Inscriptions, 1983; 6 Snapdragons, 1985; Passage, with Surviving Poems, 1985; At the Protestant Museum, 1986; The Puzzle Tree Ascendant, 1988; (trans.) Agnes Nemes Nagy, Between: Selected Poems of Agnes Nemes Nagy, 1988; The Engraved Passion: New and Selected Poems, 1970-1991, 1991; (ed.) Austin Clarke, Selected Poems, 1991. OTHER: (ed.) J. Sheridan Le Fanu, Uncle Silas, 1981; (ed.) Anthony Trollope, The Kellys and the O'Kellys; or, Landlords and Tenants, 1982; (ed.) Anthony Trollope, The Eustace Diamonds, 1983; (ed. with K. Walker) Maria Edgeworth, The Absentee, 1988; (ed.) In the Prison of His Days (a miscellany for Nelson Mandela in honor of his 70th birthday), 1988. Address: c/o Aosdana, The Arts Council, 70 Merrion Sq, Dublin 2, Ireland.