Attended Oxford, where he majored in classics and philosophy. In 1930, he married Giovanna Ezra and accepted a post as classics lecturer at the University of Birmingham, a position he held until 1936, when he went on to teach Greek at Bedford College for Women, University of London. In 1941, he joined the British Broadcasting Company as a staff writer and producer. Like many modern English poets, MacNeice found an audience for his work through British radio. Some of his best-known plays, including 'Christopher Columbus' (1944), and 'The Dark Tower' (1946), were originally written for radio and later published.
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- Prayer Before Birth
- The Sunlight on the Garden
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- House On A Cliff
- Soap Suds
- Bagpipe Music
- The Suicide
- June Thunder
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''It's no go the Government grants, it's no go the elections, Sit on your arse for fifty years and hang your hat on a pension.''Louis MacNeice (1907-1963), British poet. "Bagpipe Music," Earth Compels (1938).
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