Matthew Potter


Dr Matthew Potter is Curator of Limerick Museum. A graduate of the University of London (BA) and NUI Galway (PhD), he is the author of several books and journal articles.


The Curious Story of the Limerick
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,760. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2018 by Limerick Writers Centre. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This book creates an awareness of the connection between the place and the poem so that Limerick can establish itself internationally as one of the few places that gave its name to a literary form. It packs in a wealth of detail on the origins and history of the limerick, the Maigue Poets, and the various theories as to how it got its name, while also including numerous samples by various authors.

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