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  • ISBN 0853428328
  • ISBN13 978-0853428329
  • Language English
  • Author John Montague
  • Publisher Irish Amer Book Co; First Printing edition (January 1, 1987)
  • Pages 96
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  • Category Biography
  • Size ePub 1844 kb
  • Size Fb2 1546 kb
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John Montague (28 February 1929 − 10 December 2016) was an Irish poet. Born in America, he was raised in Ireland. He published a number of volumes of poetry, two collections of short stories and two volumes of memoir

John Montague (28 February 1929 − 10 December 2016) was an Irish poet. He published a number of volumes of poetry, two collections of short stories and two volumes of memoir. He was one of the best known Irish contemporary poets. In 1998 he became the first occupant of the Ireland Chair of Poetry (essentially Ireland's poet laureate). In 2010, he was made a Chevalier de la Legion d'honneur, France's highest civil award.

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The Lost Notebook book. 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.

John Montague was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1929 and educated in Northern Ireland, Dublin and the US. He has taught in France, America and in Ireland (at UCD and UCC). He co-founded Claddagh Records, and became president of Poetry Ireland in 1979. His major poetry publications include The Rough Field, The Great Cloak, The Dead Kingdom, Mount Eagle, Time in Armagh and Smashing the Piano. Other recent Gallery Books include Drunken Sailor (2004) and Speech Lessons (2011).

John Montague was born in Brooklyn, New York City. The Lost Notebook (novella; illustrated by John Verling). Working by day at the Irish Tourist Office, Montague at last gathered his first book of poems, Poisoned Lands (1961). That year he also moved to Paris, to a small studio a block away from Samuel Beckett, with whom he slowly became on good drinking terms. There, he also met another neighbour, the French poet Claude Esteban, with whom he became friends - Montague recently translated into English and published some of his poems.

John Montague was born in Brooklyn to Irish Catholic parents who had been involved in Ireland’s post-1916 national strife and had immigrated to the United States. In New York the family struggled through the Great Depression, and in 1933 four-year-old Montague and his two brothers were sent back to Ireland. Montague was raised by two aunts on the family farm and educated at the seminary of Saint Patrick’s College in Armagh. He attended the University College Dublin, where he published his first poems.

Author Montague John Guest. Categories: Nonfiction. 8/10 2. Books by Montague John Guest: A Handbook of English History Based On the Lectures of .

John Montague, best known as a poet, is also a gifted prose writer. A Ball of Fire collects all of his short stories, together with the erotic novella 'The Lost Notebook' (which he hoped to have banned, but which ended up winning a major literary prize).