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Louis Macneice lived in Birmingham in the early 1930s, teaching Classics at the university.

Despite his ambivalent relationship with the city, the years he spent there were to prove critical in both his personal and poetic life.

The poet Paul Farley goes in search of MacNeice's 'hazy city'.

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Louis Macneice lived in Birmingham in the early 1930s, teaching Classics at the university.

Despite his ambivalent relationship with the city, the years he spent there were to prove critical in both his personal and poetic life.

The poet Paul Farley goes in search of MacNeice's 'hazy city'.

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Louis Macneice lived in Birmingham in the early 1930s, teaching Classics at the university.

Despite his ambivalent relationship with the city, the years he spent there were to prove critical in both his personal and poetic life.

The poet Paul Farley goes in search of MacNeice's 'hazy city'.