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The poetry of Michael Longley

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Published by Colin Smythe, Distributed in North America by Oxford University Press in Gerrards Cross, Buckinghampshire, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Northern Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Longley, Michael, 1939- -- Criticism and interpretation -- Congresses.,
    • Northern Ireland -- In literature -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Alan J. Peacock and Kathleen Devine.
      GenreCongresses.
      SeriesUlster editions and monographs series,, 10, Ulster editions and monographs ;, 10.
      ContributionsPeacock, Alan J., Devine, Kathleen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6062.O515 Z82 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 191 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages191
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3964621M
      ISBN 100861404122
      LC Control Number2001269387
      OCLC/WorldCa45991340

      Born in , Michael Longley is an Irish poet of English parentage who has spent most of his life in Belfast and at his second home at Carrigskeewan on the coast of Co. Mayo. A dedicated naturalist, he studied Classics at Trinity College Dublin, and worked for .   Today's book of poetry thought The Stairwell had an abundance of wisdom and wit as well as a few of those old Greek gits. Memory poems swell to the girth of our imaginations, Michael Longley's passionate and emotional memory will richly reward every reader.

        Michael Longley. has written more than 20 books of poetry including Collected Poems, Gorse Fires, The Stairwell and his most recent collection, Angel was the professor of poetry for Ireland from to and is the winner of the Whitbread Poetry Prize, T.S. Eliot Prize, the Hawthornden Prize and the Griffen Prize. Robert McCrum on books Poet who said 'pants' to the peace process. Robert McCrum: Michael Longley, the great Belfast poet, is celebrating his 70th this month. Published: 11 Jul

      Poetry of Michael Longley. Gerrards Cross, Buckinghampshire: Colin Smythe ; New York: Distributed in North America by Oxford University Press, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Michael Longley; Michael Longley; Michael Longley: Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Alan J Peacock. Michael Longley, CBE (born 27 July ) is a Northern Irish poet. A native of Belfast, Longley was educated at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution, and subsequently read Classics at Trinity College, Dublin, where he edited Icarus.


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One of Northern Ireland’s foremost contemporary poets, Michael Longley was born on J He is renowned for the quiet beauty of his compact, meditative lyrics.

He is the author of many poetry collections, including Angel Hill (); The Stairwell (), which received the International Griffin Poetry Prize; The Ghost Orchid (); The Weather in Japan (), which won the.

Poem Hunter all poems of by Michael Longley poems. 30 poems of Michael Longley. Phenomenal Woman, Still I Rise, The Road Not Taken, If You Forget Me, Dreams. Michael Longley (b, Belfast) is a central figure in contemporary Irish poetry. A forceful figure within the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, where he founded the literary programme, he is one of the distinguished artists who are members of Aosdana.

Michael Longley, CBE (born 27 July ) is a poet from Belfast in Northern Ireland. Born in Belfast, Longley was educated at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution, and subsequently read Classics at Trinity College, Dublin, where he edited Icarus.

Michael Longley’s new book opens with a trio of admiring poems about painters, each of them persevering in later life and still making new work: Orpen “on the bomb crater’s rim”; Matisse.

Praise for Michael Longley “In his poems The poetry of Michael Longley book the natural world, Longley is still a master of miniatures: there is an astonished, almost shortsighted intensity to the way he looks at what lies around him, in his familiar Carrigskeewaun habitat as well as in the Scottish locales this collection also visits.” – John McAuliffe, The Irish Times.

Description. In assembling the work of forty years, Michael Longley‘s Collected Poems displays a brilliantly sustained achievement, whose depth, beauty, and wit can now be fully appreciated.

Longley’s poetry combines intense concentration with remarkable variety. The formal and thematic range laid down in No Continuing City () has undergone a series of rich metamorphoses up to Snow. At the age of 80, Michael Longley remains one of the most constantly significant poets on the island of Ireland and beyond.

Longley’s extensive work presents the reader with a life of intense personal reflection and preoccupation with identity and death, made only more poignant when intertwined with his joyous celebration of day-to-day domestic life and the natural world.

Michael Longley was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in He was educated at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution and studied Classics at Trinity College. Strongly influenced by the classics, he has alluded to his love of Homer in many of his poems. Early in his career, Longley worked as a schoolteacher in Dublin, London, and Belfast/5(10).

Michael Longley is an Irish poet, and author of eleven collections of poetry, most recently Angel Hill (Wake Forest University Press, ).His other collections include The Stairwell (Wake Forest University Press, ), which was awarded the International Griffin Poetry Prize; The Weather in Japan (Jonathan Cape, ), which was awarded the T.

Eliot Prize; and Gorse Flies (Wake. POEMS BY MICHAEL LONGLEY Time period: Poet Michael Longley. Back to top FREEZE-UP The freeze-up annexes the sea even, Putting out over the waves its platform.

Let skies fall, the fox's belly cave in -- This catastrophic shortlived reform Archives, and Rare Books Library. Michael Longley’s Angel Hill has recently been published, along with Sidelines: Selected Prose He is the author of ten other collections of poems.

Born in Belfast of English parents, Michael Longley began to write poetry as a student. After success with his early verse, he suffered a writing crisis and didn't publish for a dozen years.

An essential book for anyone interested in poetry, Times Literary Supplement Michael Longley's Collected Poems brings together in one beautifully designed volume the work of this marvellous poet, reminding us, if we needed reminding, of the authority of his voice and the beauty of his line -- John Banville, Irish Times Books of the YearReviews: Michael Longley has 44 books on Goodreads with ratings.

Michael Longley’s most popular book is Selected Poems. These volumes consolidate Longley’s position at the forefront of contemporary Irish poetry. The present volume, the first book devoted entirely to Longley’s work, brings together a number of experts on Longley and Irish poetry in general – Michael Allen, Terence Brown, Neil Corcoran, Douglas Dunn, Elmer Kennedy-Andrews, Peter McDonald.

Irish poet, Michael Longley, has for 50 years been engaging with the landscape that he loves. Recurring themes are the coastal landscape of Carrigskewaun, Co Mayo, and the war-time sufferings of those he knew and of his father's generation.

His poems are filled with careful observation, tenderness and by: 1. Angel Hill by Michael Longley,download free ebooks, Download free PDF EPUB ebook. Ghetto features poems Michael Longley wrote in memory of Helen Lewis whose life, in which she survived the Holocaust went on to live as a choreographer in Belfast, is documented in her autobiography 'A Time to Speak'.

Sarah Longley, who was taught dance by Mrs Lewis, has produced some wonderful images in response to her father's poetry. Michael Longley is the old guard: a Guinness, hale and hardy and % brewed in Ireland.

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Time period: Poet: Michael Longley. Permanent URL I read you like a book. Before you died, Re-enlisting with all the broken soldiers.

You bent beneath your rucksack, near collapse, In anecdote rehearsed and summarised.Sea Asters features 12 poems by Michael Longley. Each poem is accompanied by an original commissioned pen and ink illustration by Michael's daughter, the artist Sarah Longley.

Nine of the poems are published here for the first time, three of the poems also appeared in Michael's last collection with Jonathan Cape 'The Stairwell'.