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The poetry of Louis MacNeice

by D. B. Moore

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Published by Leicester University Press in [Leicester] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • MacNeice, Louis, 1907-1963 -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] D. B. Moore, with an introduction by G. S. Fraser.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6025.A316 Z86
    The Physical Object
    Pagination260 p.
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5331008M
    ISBN 100718511050
    LC Control Number72184099

      The edition of Louis MacNeice’s Collected Poems, marking the centenary of the poet’s birth, has just been reissued in paperback. Its editor, Peter McDonald, reshaped the previous Author: Carol Rumens. Get this from a library! The collected poems of Louis MacNeice. [Louis MacNeice; E R Dodds] -- Early in his career, MacNeice was identified with a group of politically committed poets whose work appeared in Michael Roberts's anthology New Signatures. MacNeice drew many of the texts for Modern.

    Although he was a poet first and foremost, Louis MacNeice (mak-NEES) published a number of important works in other genres. His only novel, Roundabout Way (), not very successful, was. English Poetry Verse Louis Macneice Holes In The Sky Poems DJ 1st Am. Ed. $ 0 bids + $ Shipping. The Burning Perch LOUIS MACNEICE book of Irish poetry 1st HC DJ $ Free shipping. W. H. AUDEN Poetry SOME POEMS Verse 1ST EDITION Dustwrapper. $ + $ Rating: % positive.

      Louis MacNeice Selected Poems, re-packaged with a new introductory essay and apparatus for MacNeice's centenary in Synopsis 'I would have a poet able bodied, fond of talking, a reader of the newspapers, capable of pity and laughter, informed in economics, appreciative of women, involved in personal relationships, actively interested in /5(11). The first poem by Louis MacNeice I read was ‘Thalassa’. I was 14 or 15, studying for my Engl. Lit. O level in the early s; the set text wasThe New Dragon Book of Verse.I already thought that I liked poetry, but the only poet I approved of was Shelley – because of his reputation for atheism and anarchism – and the only actual poems of his I’d read were shorts like ‘Dirge.


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Louis MacNeice was widely regarded in the s as a junior member of the Auden-Spender-Day Lewis group: MacNeice and Stephen Spender were contemporaries and friends at Oxford, serving as joint editors of Oxford Poetry, MacNeice became a friend of W.H.

Auden’s and collaborated with him on Letters from Iceland (). And in Modern Poetry (), MacNeice provided the best critical. Louis MacNeice was born in Belfast in and educated at Marlborough and MertonCollege, Oxford.

His first book of poems, Blind Fireworks, appeared inand he subsequently worked as a translator, literary critic, playwright, autobiographer, BBC producer and feature writer/5(2).

Collected Poems Paperback – Janu by Louis MacNeice (Author)/5(2). Louis MacNeice was born on Septemin Belfast, Ireland.

He attended Oxford, where he majored in classics and philosophy. Inhe married Giovanna Ezra and accepted a post as classics lecturer at the University of Birmingham, a position he held untilwhen he went on to teach Greek at Bedford College for Women, University of London. Louis MacNeice () was a friend and contemporary of W.

Auden and Stephen Spender at Oxford and his poetry has often been linked to their own. Whilst sharing certain characteristics with them, including a sharp political awareness, in recent.

Eliot once wrote, ‘In my end is my beginning.’ MacNeice’s poetry often explores the relationship between beginnings and endings. Here: ‘The morning after was the first day.’ And end, too, is a beginning. And with that, if you’d like to begin exploring the rest of Louis MacNeice’s great poetry, we recommend his Collected Poems.

Selected Poems book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Louis MacNeice's prescription is designed to look ordinary, for his poetry moves with the music of the earth and the spirit. If you havent read MacNeice, get this collection or a larger collection, and read his poetry out loud.

It is tightly/5. Louis MacNeice's 'Autumn Journal' made me ask a question I've not really asked before - why write a poem. I mean, I've read plenty of interviews where writers who write both fiction and poetry say that some ideas are better expressed, better fitted, for one form than the other/5.

Read all poems of Louis Macneice and infos about Louis Macneice. Attended Oxford, where he majored in classics and philosophy. Inhe married Giovanna Ezra and accepted a post as classics lecturer at the University of Birmingham, a position he held untilwhen he went on to teach Greek at Bedford College for Women, University of London.

MacNeice’s “Collected Poems” has finally been published in the United States, where readers will now have a chance to approach this under­estimated writer on his own terms. Zoo is a book by Louis was published by Michael Joseph in Novemberand according to the publisher's list belongs in the category of belles was one of four books by Louis MacNeice to appear inalong with The Earth Compels, I Crossed the Minch and Modern Poetry: A Personal Essay.

Zoo is primarily a book about London : Louis MacNeice. Louis MacNeice was widely regarded in the s as a junior member of the Auden-Spender-Day Lewis group: MacNeice and Stephen Spender were contemporaries and friends at Oxford, serving as joint editors of Oxford Poetry, MacNeice became a friend of W.H.

Auden’s and collaborated with. The new Collected Poems also includes, as appendices, The Last Ditch - the short book of poems which MacNeice published with the Cuala Press in - and The Revenant, a cycle of songs written for MacNeice's wife, the singer Hedli Anderson, a selection of uncollected early poems, and from Blind Fireworks, MacNeice's first published book of verse/5(10).

Modern Poetry was MacNeice's plea for an "impure" poetry expressive of the poet's immediate interests and his sense of the natural and the social world.

Despite his association with young British poets Stephen Spender, W. Auden, writer Christopher Isherwood, and other left-wing poets, MacNeice was as mistrustful of political programs as he.

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Poems. By Louis MacNeice. Read preview. Excerpt. AN ECLOGUE FOR CHRISTMAS. I meet you in an evil time. The evil bells. Put out of our heads, I think, the thought of. Louis MacNeice, (born Sept. 12,Belfast, Ire.—died Sept. 3,London, Eng.), British poet and playwright, a member, with W.H.

Auden, C. Day-Lewis, and Stephen Spender, of a group whose low-keyed, unpoetic, socially committed, and topical verse was the “new poetry” of the s. After studying at the University of Oxford (–30), MacNeice became a lecturer in classics at.

Poetry of Louis MacNeice. [Leicester], Leicester University Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Louis MacNeice; Louis MacNeice; Louis MacNeice; Louis MacNeice: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: D B Moore.

This book is a plea for impure poetry, that is, for poetry conditioned by the poet's life and the world around him. I have not attempted here to give a full survey of contemporary poetry.

There are many poets, and a few good poets, whom I have not mentioned. Written inLouis MacNeice’s play delves into the trauma of war and the poet’s personal shadows, and was an inspired collaboration with Benjamin Britten.

Early in his career, MacNeice was identified with a group of politically committed poets whose work appeared in Michael Roberts's anthology New Signatures.

MacNeice drew many of the texts for Modern Poetry: 'A Personal Essay from the New Signature poets'. Modern Poetry was. Frederick Louis MacNeice was born in Belfast in He attended Oxford, where he majored in classics and philosophy, and was part of the generation of poets that included W.

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