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Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney Keith Barnes

Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature

Seamus Heaney (1939-2013) received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1995. His poems, plays, translations, and essays include Opened Ground, Electric Light, Beowulf, The Spirit Level, District and Circle, and Finders Keepers. Robert Lowell praised Heaney as the "most important Irish poet since Yeats."

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Selected Poems 1988-2013

Seamus Heaney

A new edition of the later selected work of a Nobel Prize-winning poetOften considered to be "the greatest poet of our age" (The Guardian), Seamus Heaney was awarded...

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Death of a Naturalist

Seamus Heaney

Death of a Naturalist (1966) marked the auspicious debut of a universallyacclaimed master of modern literature. As a first book of poems, it isremarkable for its accurate perceptions...

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Door into the Dark

Seamus Heaney

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Crediting Poetry

Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney's Nobel Lecture is a powerful defense of poetry as "the ship and the anchor" of our spirit within an ocean of violent, divisive politics and "world-sorrow." Beginning with the "creaturely...

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