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Montague, John

Overview
Works: 189 works in 646 publications in 4 languages and 15,264 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Dictionaries  Reference works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography  Fiction  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Honoree, Compiler, Creator
Classifications: PR6063.O5, 821.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Montague
The book of Irish verse : an anthology of Irish poetry from the sixth century to the present by John Montague( Book )

19 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Works by Ireland's finest, from the sixth-century bards, through Swift and Goldsmith, to Yeats, Graves, Beckett, and today's young poets, provide a full survey of Irish poetry
The rough field by John Montague( Book )

40 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in English and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sixth edition of this major modern poetic sequence concludes with a revised and expanded section of notes. Since its publication in 1972, The Rough Field has been praised as the most significant attempt in poetry to understand Northern Ireland's troubled history. The New York Review of Books called it a kind of 'state of the nation' poem ... astonishingly successful; moving, too, and as soundly crafted as the rosewood fiddle which seems to play with mourning sweetness in its margins. With notes by Thomas Dillon Redshaw. --Wake Forest University Press
Bitter harvest : an anthology of contemporary Irish verse( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Faber book of Irish verse by John Montague( Book )

24 editions published between 1974 and 1990 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great cloak by John Montague( Book )

11 editions published between 1978 and 1994 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The figure in the cave and other essays by John Montague( Book )

9 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"That Montague is a significant poet does not need proving. These essays show that he is almost equally formidable as an autobiographer and critic."--Robert Greacen, Irish Independent The Figure in the Cave selects the prose of one of Ireland's foremost contemporary poets - part autobiography, part criticism, part self-commentary - a gathering, from the mid-century to the present day, that marks a lifetime's critical engagement with literature in both Europe and America. In the title essay Montague looks over his career as a writer; in others he describes a coming-of-age in Ulster, exp
Poisoned lands : and other poems by John Montague( Book )

20 editions published between 1961 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tides by John Montague( Book )

13 editions published between 1970 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected poems by John Montague( Book )

30 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems by Irish poet John Montague
The dead kingdom by John Montague( Book )

20 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A slow dance by John Montague( Book )

7 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chosen light by John Montague( Book )

10 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems by John Montague( Book )

28 editions published between 1982 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death of a chieftain, and other stories by John Montague( Book )

15 editions published between 1964 and 1998 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mount eagle by John Montague( Book )

17 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About love : poems by John Montague( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smashing the piano by John Montague( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Smashing the Piano, John Montague's first book of poems since the publication of Collected Poems, suggests the full range of his styles, subjects and concerns. It includes sequences which explore the troubled face of love ('Dark Rooms') and politics ('Civil Wars') as well as translations from Irish and French and lyrics with a lighter, playful touch."--Jacket
A tribute to Austin Clarke on his seventieth birthday, 9 May 1966 by John Montague( Book )

6 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drunken sailor by John Montague( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of modern ballet. General editors: Francis Gadan and Robert Maillard by Francis Gadan-Pamard( Book )

6 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The great cloak
Alternative Names
John Montague Amerikaans schrijver

John Montague poète irlandais

John Patrick Montague irischer Autor

Montague, John

Montague, John Patrick

Montague, John Patrick 1929-2016

Languages
English (351)

Italian (2)

German (1)

French (1)

Covers
The rough fieldThe Faber book of Irish verseThe great cloakThe figure in the cave and other essaysCollected poemsA slow danceSelected poemsDeath of a chieftain, and other stories