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Seeing Things by Seamus Heaney
Book DescriptionSeamus Heaney was born on April 13, 1939, at Mossbawn, about thirty miles northwest of Belfast, in Northern Ireland. His first book, "Death of a Naturalist," was published in 1966. Heaney is the author of numerous collections of poetry, three volumes of criticism, and "The Cure at Troy, " a version of Sophacles' "Philoctetes." He is a foreign member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and held the chair of Professor of Poetry at Oxford from 1989 to 1994. In 1995 he received the Noble Prize in Literature. A resident of Dublin since 1976, he spends part of each year teaching at Harvard University, where he was elected the Boylston Professor of Rhetoric and Oratory in 1984.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780374523893
Paperback / softback
(213mm x 140mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publish Date: 1-Apr-1993
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Seamus Heaney
Field Work, Paperback (February 2017)
From his remarkable debut in 1966, Seamus Heaney pioneered the poetry of our times across five decades of cultural and political change, and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1995. This collection contains some of his best-loved poems, 'Oysters', 'Casualty', 'The Otter', 'The Strand at Lough Beg', and 'The Skunk'.
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.
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