Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Gladsongs and GatheringsPoetry and its Social Context in Liverpool since the 1960s$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Stephen Wade

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780853237273

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846313196

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM LIVERPOOL SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.liverpool.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Liverpool University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in LSO for personal use.date: 26 July 2021

Liverpool Peasant

Liverpool Peasant

Chapter:
(p.45) Liverpool Peasant
Source:
Gladsongs and Gatherings
Author(s):

Michael Murphy

Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780853237273.003.0005

This chapter presents the reflections of poet and writer Michael Murphy. He recounts his childhood growing up in one of Liverpool's suburbs. He believes that some of his early experiences in relation to growing up in Liverpool have influenced the way he responds to and shapes language. While his writing is rarely driven by anything specifically Liverpudlian, he finds some connections between the idiom of Liverpool and the structures of his work, as reflected in the poem ‘Elsewhere’.

Keywords:   Michael Murphy, Liverpool, poets, writers

Liverpool Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.