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North

Seamus Heaney

North, by Seamus Heaney, is an intensely worked and deep account of the people, history and landscape of Ireland, from the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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£10.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571108138
Date Published
08.10.2001
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Summary

In North Seamus Heaney found a myth which allowed him to articulate a vision of Ireland – its people, history and landscape. Here the Irish experience is refracted through images drawn from different parts of the Northern European experience, and the idea of the north allows the poet to contemplate the violence on his home ground in relation to memories of the Scandinavian and English invasions which have marked Irish history so indelibly.

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Seamus Heaney was born in County Derry in Northern Ireland. Death of a Naturalist, his first collection of poems, appeared in 1966, and was followed by poetry, criticism and translations which established him as the leading poet of his generation. In 1995 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, and twice won the Whitbread Book of the Year, for The Spirit…

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