- (1929- )Born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of an exiled Ulster Catholic Irish volunteer who fled Ireland after involvement in ambushes and house-burning, John was sent to Ireland in 1933 to be raised by his aunts in Garvaghey (near Fivemiletown), County Tyrone. He was educated at St. Patrick's College, Armagh, and University College Dublin. In 1953, he left Ireland for Yale on a Fulbright Fellowship and returned in 1956 to work at the Irish Tourist Office, then was Paris correspondent for the Irish Times. He has taught in Berkeley, New York, Paris, and Ireland. In 1987, New York's governor, Mario Cuomo, presented Montague with a citation for his literary achievements and contributions to the people of New York, and in 1998 he was elected the first Ireland Professor of Poetry. Some of his poetry publications: Mount Eagle, 1989. The Love Poems, 1992. Time in Armagh, 1993. Collected Poems, 1995. Some of his poems: "A Chosen Light," "Border Sick Call," "Ó Riada's Farewell," "The Cave of Night," "The Dead Kingdom," "The Hag of Beare," "Time in Armagh," "Wild Sports of the West."Sources: Arts Council of Northern Ireland. Appointment of John Montague, on May 14, 1998, as the first Ireland Professor of Poetry. (http://www.albany.edu/writers-inst/ jmaward.html). Bitter Harvest: An Anthology of Contemporary Irish Verse. John Montague, ed. Scribner's, 1989. The Book of Irish Verse: An Antholog y of Irish Poetry from the Sixth Century to the Present. John Montague, ed. Macmillan, 1974. John Montague-Poetry Irish culture and customs -World Cultures (http://www.irishcultureandcustoms.com/Poetry/Montague.html). Modern Irish Poetry. Patrick Crotty, ed. The Blackstaff Press, 1995. Poemhunter (www.poemhunter.com). The Book of Irish Verse: An Anthology of Irish Poetry from the Sixth Century to the Present. John Montague, ed. Macmillan, 1974. The Columbia Granger's Index to Poetry. 11th ed. The Columbia Granger's World of Poetry, Columbia University Press, 2005 (http://www.columbiagrangers.org). The Faber Book of Contemporary Irish Poetry. Paul Muldoon ed. Faber and Faber, 1986. The New Penguin Book of English Verse. Paul Keegan, ed. Penguin Books, 2000.
British and Irish poets. A biographical dictionary. William Stewart. 2015.
Look at other dictionaries:
Montague Druitt — c. 1879 Born 15 August 1857(1857 08 15) Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England … Wikipedia
Montague — is a French surname derived from Old French Mont Agin (Modern French: Montagne) meaning mountain. The name Montague can refer to the following: Contents 1 People 1.1 Surnames … Wikipedia
John Montague, 4. Earl of Sandwich — John Montagu, 4. Earl of Sandwich (* 3. November 1718; † 30. April 1792) war ein britischer Diplomat und Staatsmann. Er ist heute vor allem bekannt durch das nach ihm benannte belegte Brot, das Sandwich. John Montagu, 4. Earl of Sandwich… … Deutsch Wikipedia
Montague Guest — Montague John Guest Member of Parliament for Youghal In office 11 May 1869 – 31 January 1874 Preceded by … Wikipedia
John Montagu, Fourth Earl of Sandwich — John Montagu, 4. Earl of Sandwich (* 3. November 1718; † 30. April 1792) war ein britischer Diplomat und Staatsmann. Er ist heute vor allem bekannt durch das nach ihm benannte belegte Brot, das Sandwich. John Montagu, 4. Earl of Sandwich… … Deutsch Wikipedia
Montague Cholmeley — may refer to: Sir Montague Cholmeley, 1st Baronet (1772–1831), British MP for Grantham 1820–1826 Sir Montague Cholmeley, 2nd Baronet (1802–1874), British MP for Grantham 1826–1831 and North Lincolnshire Sir Montagu Aubrey Rowley Cholmeley, 4th… … Wikipedia
Montague, Prince Edward Island — Montague Town Montague marina and skyline … Wikipedia
Montague Township, New Jersey — Township Map of Montague Township in Sussex County. Inset: Location of Sussex County highlighted in the State of New Jersey … Wikipedia
John Montague Gillett — Nacimiento 1918 Residencia EE.UU. Nacionalidad estadounidense Campo botánico Abreviatura en botáni … Wikipedia Español
Montague Muir Mackenzie — Montague Johnstone Muir Mackenzie (29 September 1847 – 18 April 1919) was a Scottish barrister and legal writer. He was the son of Sir John William Pitt Muir Mackenzie of Delvine, Second Baronet and the younger brother of Kenneth Muir… … Wikipedia