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Seamus Heaney


(Seamus Justin Heaney)
Ireland (1939 - 2013)

Born on a farm in Northern Ireland, Seamus Heaney received a scholarship and left his family at age 12. A widely-read and accessible poet, Heaney's subject matter often remains with his roots--rural life in Ireland. Heaney won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1995 and was formerly named the prestigious Boylston Professor of Rhetoric and Oratory at Harvard.
 
Collections
Death of a Naturalist (poems) (1966)
Room to Rhyme (poems) (1968)
A Lough Neagh Sequence (poems) (1969)
Boy Leading His Father to Confession (poems) (1970)
Door into the Dark (poems) (1972)
Wintering Out (poems) (1973)
North (poems) (1975)
Bog Poems (poems) (1975)
Stations (poems) (1975)
In Their Element (poems) (1977) (with Derek Mahon)
Christmas Eve (poems) (1978)
A Family Album (poems) (1979)
Hedge School (poems) (1979)
Field Work (poems) (1979)
Gravities (poems) (1979)
Preoccupations (1980)
Selected Poems 1965 - 1975 (poems) (1980)
Poems 1965-1975 (poems) (1980)
Sweeney and the Saint (poems) (1982)
Verses for a Fordham Commencement (poems) (1982)
A Hazel Stick for Catherine Ann (poems) (1983)
Sweeney Astray (poems) (1983)
Hailstones (poems) (1984)
Mandeville's Travellers (poems) (1984)
Station Island (poems) (1984)
Dangerous Pavements (poems) (1987)
The Haw Lantern (poems) (1987)
A Rich Hour (poems) (1988)
Valedictory Verses (poems) (1988)
The Fire Gaze (poems) (1989)
The Settle Bed (poems) (1989)
An Upstairs Outlook (poems) (1989)
The Earth House (poems) (1990)
The Tree Clock (poems) (1990)
New Selected Poems, 1966-87 (poems) (1990)
Selected Poems 1966-1987 (poems) (1990)
The Cure At Troy (poems) (1990)
Seeing Things (poems) (1991)
Sweeney's Flight (poems) (1992)
Sweeney Praises the Trees (poems) (1993)
Midnight Verdict (poems) (1993)
May Anthology of Oxford (poems) (1993)
The Art of Seamus Heaney (poems) (1994)
Sweet Killough (poems) (1994)
The Spirit Level (poems) (1996)
The School Bag (poems) (1997)
Opened Ground (poems) (1998)
Collected Poems (poems) (1999)
Beowulf (poems) (1999)
Electric Light (poems) (2001)
Finders Keepers (poems) (2002)
The Burial At Thebes (poems) (2004)
Anything Can Happen (poems) (2004)
District and Circle (poems) (2006)
Spelling it Out (poems) (2009)
From the Republic of Conscience (2009) (with Maeve Binchy, John Boyne, John Connolly, Roddy Doyle, Jennifer Johnston, Neil Jordan, Colum McCann, Frank McCourt and Colm Tóibín)
The Testament of Cresseid and Seven Fables (poems) (2010)
Human Chain (poems) (2010)
Soul Feathers (poems) (2011) (with Maya Angelou, Leonard Cohen, Carol Ann Duffy, Bob Dylan, Sharon Olds and Benjamin Zephaniah)
Seamus Heaney Box Set (poems) (2013)
100 Poems (poems) (2018)
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