The Government of the Tongue
Selected Prose, 1978-1987
By (author) Seamus Heaney
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Government of the Tongue by Seamus Heaney
Book DescriptionIn this volume of critical essays, Seamus Heaney scrutinizes the poetry of many masterful poets. Throughout the collection, Heaney's gifts as a wise and genial reader are exercised with characteristic exactness, and we are reminded, above all, of the essentially gratifying nature of poetry itself.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780374522209
(209mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc
Publish Date: 1-May-1990
Country of Publication: United States
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William Wordsworth, Hardback (May 2016)
Features a contemporary poet who selects and introduces a poet of the past. By their choice of poems and by the personal and critical reactions they express in their prefaces, the authors offer insights into their own work as well as providing an accessible and passionate introduction to the most important poets in our literature.
Aeneid, Hardback (March 2016)View all books by Seamus Heaney
In Stepping Stones, a book of interviews conducted by Dennis O'Driscoll, the author acknowledged the importance of the poem to his writing, noting that 'there's one Virgilian journey that has indeed been a constant presence, and that is Aeneas' venture into the underworld. In this book, he brings the ancient poem back to life.
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Author Biography - Seamus Heaney
Seamus Heaney received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1995. His most recent translations are "Beowulf" and "Diary of One Who Vanished." His most recent collection of poems is "Opened Ground."
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