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Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney

Heaney, Seamus
Title: Seamus Heaney
Reading Date: Tuesday, March 30, 1976

Welcome and Introduction-221

Description:

by Lois Shelton

Opening Remarks and "Oracle"-222

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Heaney begins this reading with a quotation from Shakespeare's Timon of Athens. 


Annotation:

Heaney, Seamus. Wintering Out. London: Faber and Faber, 1972.

"Personal Helicon"-223

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Heaney, Seamus. Death of a Naturalist. London: Faber and Faber, 1966.

"Follower"-224

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Heaney, Seamus. Death of a Naturalist. London: Faber and Faber, 1966.

"The Outlaw"-225

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Heaney, Seamus. Door into the Dark. London: Faber and Faber, 1969.

"Anahorish"-226

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Heaney, Seamus. Wintering Out. London: Faber and Faber, 1972.

"Broagh"-227

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Heaney, Seamus. Wintering Out. London: Faber and Faber, 1972.

"Undine"-228

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Heaney, Seamus. Door into the Dark. London: Faber and Faber, 1969.

"Maighdean Mara"-229

Description:

Differs slightly from published version.


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Heaney, Seamus. Wintering Out. London: Faber and Faber, 1972.

"Sweeney Praises the Trees"-230

Description:

Differs from published version. 


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Heaney, Seamus. Sweeney Astray. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1983.

"Limbo"-231

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Heaney, Seamus. Wintering Out. London: Faber and Faber, 1972.

"A Dream of Jealousy"-232

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Heaney, Seamus. Field Work. New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1979.

"Night Drive"-233

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Heaney, Seamus. Door into the Dark. London: Faber and Faber, 1969.

"Bogland"-234

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Heaney, Seamus. Door into the Dark. London: Faber and Faber, 1969.

Excerpts from "Kinship"-235

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Parts I, II, and IV. 


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Heaney, Seamus. North. London: Faber and Faber, 1975.

"Bog Queen"-236

Description:

Differs slightly from published version.


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Heaney, Seamus. North. London: Faber and Faber, 1975.

"The Tollund Man"-237

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Heaney, Seamus. Wintering Out. London: Faber and Faber, 1972.

"Punishment"-238

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Heaney, Seamus. North. London: Faber and Faber, 1975.

"Funeral Rites"-239

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Heaney, Seamus. North. London: Faber and Faber, 1975.

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Reading Date: Tuesday, March 30, 1976
Series: Spring Reading Series
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center
Location(s): Modern Languages Auditorium

Seamus Heaney reads from Death of a Naturalist (1966), Door into the Dark (1969), Wintering Out (1972), North (1975), Field Work (1979), and Sweeney Astray (1983). The reading also features Heaney's lively banter.

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