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by John Montague

eBook Bitter Harvest: An Anthology of Contemporary Irish Verse download ISBN: 068419032X
Author: John Montague
Publisher: Scribner; 1st edition (March 1, 1989)
Language: English
Pages: 211
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Category: Literature
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John Montague was born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, on 28 February 1929. Bitter Harvest (an anthology of recent Irish poetry). Faber Book of Irish Verse.

John Montague was born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, on 28 February 1929. His father, James Montague, an Ulster Catholic, from County Tyrone, had gone to America in 1925 to join his brother John. Both were sons of John Montague, who had been a justice of the peace, combining his legal duties with being a schoolmaster, farmer, postmaster and director of several firms. Scribners, New York, 1989. The Figure in the Cave (essays). The Wanderings of Oisin.

Recipient of the American Ireland Fund Literary Award, the Irish-American Cultural John Patrick Montague, BA, MA, MFA, DLitt

Recipient of the American Ireland Fund Literary Award, the Irish-American Cultural John Patrick Montague, BA, MA, MFA, DLitt. American-born Irish poet, writer of short fiction, essayist, and professor. Graduate of University College Dublin and the University of Iowa. Awarded honourary doctorates by the State University of New York at Buffalo, the University of Ulster, and University College Dublin.

John Montague was born in Brooklyn, New York City. as The Book of Irish Verse: An anthology of Irish poetry from the sixth century to the present. Bitter Harvest: An anthology of contemporary Irish verse. New York: Macmillan, 1974. New York: Scribner, 1989

Montague’s honors include the American Ireland Fund Literary Award, The Irish-American Cultural Institute’s Award for Literature, the Marten Toonder Award, a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, and an honorary doctorate from the State University of New York at Buffalo. In 1998, Montague became the first Ireland Professor of Poetry. Montague taught at the University of Albany-SUNY and at University College-Cork.

Gathers poems by forty-five contemporary Irish poets, including Thomas Kinsella and Seamus Heaney.

Select Format: Hardcover. Gathers poems by forty-five contemporary Irish poets, including Thomas Kinsella and Seamus Heaney. ISBN13:9780684190327. Release Date:April 1989.

They sneak it past the guards in the form of books, poems

I am the grave of hope and the tomb of truth, swiller of fame, gulper of residues. The systems of great men will never mend my heart's drop-down, the leak of sentiment. They sneak it past the guards in the form of books, poems. The harmless pretext of literature allows them to offer at a price defying all competition this deadly brew whose use it is high time to generalize.

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Bitter Harvest" (an anthology of recent Irish poetry). "The Figure in the Cave" (essays). Montague - is a French surname derived from Old French Mont Agin (Modern French: Montagne) meaning mountain.

For years as a professor at the University of Cork, he nurtured a younger generation of Irish writers

For years as a professor at the University of Cork, he nurtured a younger generation of Irish writers. Recently he was made a Distinguished Professor at the Writers Institute at the State University of New York at Albany

The Figure in the Cave

The Figure in the Cave. 1. The War Years in Ulster.

Gathers poems by forty-five contemporary Irish poets, including Thomas Kinsella and Seamus Heaney