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Seamus Heaney

Poet (13-Apr-1939 — 30-Aug-2013)


Michael Allen (editor). Seamus Heaney. Palgrave Macmillan. 1997. 279pp.

Michael Allen (editor). Seamus Heaney: Contemporary Critical Essays. New York: St. Martin's Press. 1997. 279pp.

Elmer Andrews. The Poetry of Seamus Heaney: A Reader's Guide to Essential Criticism. Palgrave Macmillan. 2003. 191pp.

Sidney Burris. The Poetry of Resistance: Seamus Heaney and the Pastoral Tradition. Ohio University Press. 1990. 182pp.

Robert Buttel. Seamus Heaney. Bucknell University Press. 1975. 86pp.

Floyd Collins. Seamus Heaney: The Crisis of Identity. University of Delaware Press. 2003. 246pp.

Neil Corcoran. Seamus Heaney. London: Faber and Faber. 1986. 192pp.

Tony Curtis (editor). The Art of Seamus Heaney. Mid Glamorgan: Poetry Wales Press. 1982. 151pp. Essays.

Michael J. Durkan; Rand Brandes. Seamus Heaney: A Reference Guide. New York: G. K. Hall. 1996. 225pp.

Christine Finn. Past Poetic: Archaeology and the Poetry of W. B. Yeats and Seamus Heaney. Gerald Duckworth & Co.. 2004. 192pp.

Maria Cristina Fumagalli. The Flight of the Vernacular: Seamus Heaney, Derek Walcott and the Impress of Dante. Editions Rodopi B. V.. 2001. 303pp.

Henry Hart. Seamus Heaney: Poet of Contrary Progressions. Syracuse University Press. 1992. 219pp.

Karl Miller (editor). Seamus Heaney: In Conversation with Karl Miller. London: Between the Lines. 2000. 112pp.

Michael R. Molino. Questioning Tradition, Language, and Myth: The Poetry of Seamus Heaney. Catholic University of America Press. 1994. 215pp.

Joanny Moulin. Seamus Heaney: L'éblouissement de l'impossible. Paris, France: H. Champion. 1999. 228pp. Language: French.

Eugene O'Brien (editor). Seamus Heaney and the Place of Writing. University Press of Florida. 2002. 160pp.

Eugene O'Brien. Seamus Heaney: Searches for Answers. Pluto Press. 2003. 224pp.

Michael Parker. Seamus Heaney: The Making of the Poet. London: Macmillan. 1993. 294pp.

Guy Rotella. Castings: Monuments and Monumentality in Poems by Elizabeth Bishop, Robert Lowell, James Merrill, Derek Walcott, and Seamus Heaney. Vanderbilt University Press. 2004. 225pp.

Daniel Tobin. Passage to the Center: Imagination and the Sacred in the Poetry of Seamus Heaney. University Press of Kentucky. 1998. 338pp.

Meg Tyler. A Singing Contest: Conventions of Sound in the Poetry of Seamus Heaney. Taylor & Francis. 2005.

Helen Hennessy Vendler. Seamus Heaney. Harvard University Press. 1998. 188pp.


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  6. New York Times Obituary [link]

  7. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.312)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.300)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.684)

  10. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.107)

  11. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.113)

  12. World Authors 1970-1975 (pp.369-73)

  13. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.454)

  14. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.228)

  15. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.75)

  16. Who's Who in Twentieth-Century World Poetry (p.139)

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