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The Cambridge companion to Seamus Heaney, edited by Bernard O'Donoghue, 2009, first edition,

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This Companion gives an overview of Heaney's career, with detailed readings of his major publications. Designed for students, this volume will also have much to interest and inform the general reader and admirer of Heaney's unique poetic voice. Seamus Heaney is a unique phenomenon in contemporary literature, as a poet whose individual volumes (such as his Beowulf translation, and individual volumes of poems such as Electric Light and District and Circle) have been high in the bestseller lists for decades. Since winning the Nobel Prize for Literature, he has come to be considered one of the most important English language poets in the world. This Companion gives an overview of his career and of his reception in Ireland, England and around the world. Its distinguished contributors offer detailed readings of his major publications, in poetry, prose and translation. The essays further explore the central themes of his poetry, his relations with other writers, and his prose writing. Designed for students, this volume will also have much to interest and inform the general reader and admirer of Heaney's unique poetic voice.

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Author(s):
edited by Bernard O'Donoghue,
Condition:
New
Dimensions:
23cm*15cm*1.5cm
Edition:
2009, first edition,
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521547555
ISBN-13:
9780521547550
Number of pages:
239
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
The Cambridge Companion to Seamus Heaney,

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This Companion gives an overview of Heaney's career, with detailed readings of his major publications. Designed for students, this volume will also have much to interest and inform the general reader and admirer of Heaney's unique poetic voice. Seamus Heaney is a unique phenomenon in contemporary literature, as a poet whose individual volumes (such as his Beowulf translation, and individual volumes of poems such as Electric Light and District and Circle) have been high in the bestseller lists for decades. Since winning the Nobel Prize for Literature, he has come to be considered one of the most important English language poets in the world. This Companion gives an overview of his career and of his reception in Ireland, England and around the world. Its distinguished contributors offer detailed readings of his major publications, in poetry, prose and translation. The essays further explore the central themes of his poetry, his relations with other writers, and his prose writing. Designed for students, this volume will also have much to interest and inform the general reader and admirer of Heaney's unique poetic voice.

Author(s):
edited by Bernard O'Donoghue,
Condition:
New
Dimensions:
23cm*15cm*1.5cm
Edition:
2009, first edition,
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521547555
ISBN-13:
9780521547550
Number of pages:
239
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
The Cambridge Companion to Seamus Heaney,

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