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from c.1970 to the Present
 

 

Poetry Database
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Michael Longley


Introduction: A Case Study


Poems


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Poet: Michael Longley

b. 1939 d.

Birthplace

Ireland (Belfast)

Major Influences

 

Original Greek and Latin Source(s)

Homer, Horace, Ovid, Propertius, Theocritus, Virgil

Mediating Sources

 

Associations with Literary Period/Movements

The Belfast 'Group' (Longley's 1973 collection An Exploded View Was dedicated 'for Derek, Seamus and Jimmy' = Mahon, Heaney, Simmons)

General Comment

 

Publications

Poems by Longley    

 

Series / Collections / Collected Works

 

Select Bibliography for discussions of Michael Longley's classical poems