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Seamus Heaney: An Introduction (Hardback)Russell (author)
Hardback 272 Pages / Published: 30/09/2016
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This study will enable readers to gain clearer understanding of the life and major works of Seamus Heaney. It considers literary influences on Heaney, ranging from English poets such as Wordsworth, Hughes, and Auden to Irish poets such as Kavanagh and Yeats to world poets such as Virgil and Dante.
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 373 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 25 mm
Those just embarking on a study of the poetry of Heaney could find no more capable or enthusiastic guide than Russell, who is an astute reader of individual poems, yet one who strikes a balance between close reading and tracing the sweep of Heaney's poetry.
-- Ashby Bland Crowder, New Hibernia Review, Volume 20, Number 4
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