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Nobel Prize winning Irish poet Seamus Heaney dies

Nobel Prize winning Irish poet Seamus Heaney dies | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
Fellow poet Robert Lowell described Heaney as the ‘most important Irish poet since Yeats’
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Seamus Heaney: Foster digs for detail as he charts the rise of a literary superstar

Seamus Heaney: Foster digs for detail as he charts the rise of a literary superstar | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
'The sense of occasion was palpable, with expectation building up before each performance," Roy Foster says of the early-Nineties Oxford lectures given by the then newly arrived Seamus Heaney. "Heaney invariably entered on time, approaching the podium at a steady canter, gown billowing, half-moon spectacles perched on his nose, giving half-smiles to right and left, and a full grin when he reached the lectern and turned to face the enormous and anticipatory audience… What followed did not disappoint."
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Joe Biden quotes Irish poet Seamus Heaney in promise to end 'darkness' of Trump's presidency

Joe Biden quotes Irish poet Seamus Heaney in promise to end 'darkness' of Trump's presidency | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
US PRESIDENTIAL hopeful Joe Biden paraphrased Seamus Heaney in his speech accepting the Democrati...
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75 at 75: Pura López-Colomé on Seamus Heaney - 1971 - 92Y, New York

75 at 75: Pura López-Colomé on Seamus Heaney - 1971 - 92Y, New York | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
92nd Street Y is a nonprofit cultural and community Center located in New York City.

92Y is about people—the people of New York City and the surrounding area, the United States and the world. It's about people who entertain and challenge, inform and educate.
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#OTD in 2013 – World-renowned poet and playwright Seamus Heaney died in the Blackrock Clinic in Dublin following a short illness, aged 74.

#OTD in 2013 – World-renowned poet and playwright Seamus Heaney died in the Blackrock Clinic in Dublin following a short illness, aged 74. | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
“History says, Don’t hope On this side of the grave, But then, once in a lifetime The longed-for tidal wave Of justice can rise up, And hope and history rhyme.” ―Seamus Heaney Seamus Heaney was awarded numerous prizes over the years and won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1995.
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Seamus Heaney remembered, by his son Mick

Seamus Heaney remembered, by his son Mick | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
To mark the broadcast of Seamus Heaney and the Music of What Happens, a new BBC documentary celebrating Heaney's life and poetry, Seamus's eldest son Mick discussed the film and shared memories of his father with Seán Rocks on RTÉ Arena.
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Seamus Heaney and the Music of What Happens

Seamus Heaney and the Music of What Happens | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
Documentary about the life and work of Irish poet Seamus Heaney, with his widow Marie and children Michael, Christopher and Catherine talking about thei
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The moment that Seamus Heaney and I knew we'd be together for the rest of our lives, by his widow Marie

The moment that Seamus Heaney and I knew we'd be together for the rest of our lives, by his widow Marie | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
A new feature-length film exploring the life of Nobel Prize-winning poet Seamus Heaney will air on BBC Two later this week.
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Feature-length biopic on the life of Irish poet Seamus Heaney to air on BBC

Feature-length biopic on the life of Irish poet Seamus Heaney to air on BBC | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
A FEATURE-LENGTH biopic detailing the life and works of the late great poet Seamus Heaney will be shown on BBC 2 later this month.
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End of an era as west Belfast school where Seamus Heaney taught is razed

End of an era as west Belfast school where Seamus Heaney taught is razed | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
IT WAS a school at the heart of a west Belfast community during the darkest years of the Troubles, and has remained a landmark building for decades.
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Seamus Heaney's Aeneid Book VI with Stephen Rea & Neil Martin

Seamus Heaney's Aeneid Book VI with Stephen Rea & Neil Martin | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
A few weeks before his death, Seamus Heaney signed off on his translation of Book VI of Virgil’s epic twelve-volume poem. In the two-thousand-year-old verse, Aeneas journeys to the Underworld in search of the shade of his father and other ghosts from his life. Published after his death, Heaney’s lifetime’s craft culminates in his masterful and tender translation. In their intimate realisation of it, Stephen Rea reads the text and Neil Martin underscores on cello – mostly together, though at times we hear just the words, at others just the music. It was commissioned by Kilkenny Arts Festival in 2016 with subsequent performances in Dublin and New York. Stephen Rea and Neil Martin have been collaborating for thirty years, first sharing a stage (with Seamus Heaney, inter alia) in 1988 on a Field Day Theatre Company event. Founded by Stephen Rea and Brian Friel, Field Day will mark its 40th anniversary in 2020.
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Seamus Heaney exhibit on College Green, Dublin

Seamus Heaney exhibit on College Green, Dublin | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
As we quickly approach the sixth anniversary of Ireland's great poet's death it's good to note that “Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again” exhibition is open in Dublin until 2021. The New York Times’ Jim Dwyer reports that there’s a new Seamus Heaney exhibit in Dublin called “Seamus Heaney: Listen Now...
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Remembering Seamus Heaney's death and epitaph

Remembering Seamus Heaney's death and epitaph | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
On this day, August 30, in 2013, Irish poet Seamus Heaney passed away. He describes his own journey through life best in his beautiful epitaph.
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On Seamus Heaney: Insightful and accessible study

On Seamus Heaney: Insightful and accessible study | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
Roy Foster gives a fluent account of beloved poet with illuminating analysis of his work
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Seamus Heaney on Dictionaries

Seamus Heaney on Dictionaries | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
Seamus Heaney shares thoughts with David Williams about words, etymologies, and dictionaries...
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Joe Biden picks Seamus Heaney to add to his appeal

Joe Biden picks Seamus Heaney to add to his appeal | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
Presidential frontrunner quotes Irish wordsmith in his nomination acceptance speech Joe Biden is not the first nor is he likely to be the l...
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On Seamus Heaney by Roy Foster | The nation press

On Seamus Heaney by Roy Foster | The nation press | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
The most important Irish poet of the postwar era, Seamus Heaney rose to prominence as his native Northern Ireland descended into sectarian violence.&nbsp...
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The Changing Mountain - Stephen Sexton on the mutable parameters of elegy

Stephen Sexton on the mutable parameters of elegy Hail starts its patter and John joins me in the gazebo. I don’t know John, but we will talk, and thereafter nod hell
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Brothers of Seamus Heaney speak of their childhood in new documentary

Brothers of Seamus Heaney speak of their childhood in new documentary | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
THE surviving brothers of Seamus Heaney have spoken for the first time of their childhood with the Nobel Prize winner and the experiences that inspired many of his greatest poems.
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A New Look at Seamus Heaney – The University Times

A New Look at Seamus Heaney – The University Times | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
Seamus Heaney and the Music of What Happens, showing in the IFI on December 2nd, offers accounts of the poet from those who knew him best.
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Seamus Heaney: an Irish legend growing in reputation | Times2 | The Times

Seamus Heaney: an Irish legend growing in reputation | Times2 | The Times | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
“Easily the luckiest poet in the history of English literature” — could it be that Michael Longley’s eyes twinkle mischievously as he delivers this verdict on his old friend Seamus Heaney? In the context of The Music of What Happens, a studiously respectful new documentary about Heaney’s life and wo
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How Seamus Heaney Became a Poet of Happiness

How Seamus Heaney Became a Poet of Happiness | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
Stephanie Burt writes about Seamus Heaney’s posthumous poetry collection “100 Poems,” which highlights his work as a poet of friendship and family.
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Rosemary Magee Creativity Conversation with Marie and Catherine Heaney Tickets, Thu, Sep 12, 2019 at 6:00 PM

Rosemary Magee Creativity Conversation with Marie and Catherine Heaney Tickets, Thu, Sep 12, 2019 at 6:00 PM | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
Rosemary Magee Creativity Conversation with Marie Heaney and Catherine Heaney: Celebrating the Book Launch of Seamus Heaney’s “100 Poems”...
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'Wedding Day' A Poem by Seamus Heaney | Literary Hub

'Wedding Day' A Poem by Seamus Heaney | Literary Hub | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
Wedding Day I am afraid. Sound has stopped in the day And the images reel over And over. Why all those tears, The wild grief on his face Outside the taxi?The...
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Liam Neeson voiced film celebrating poet Seamus Heaney

Liam Neeson voiced film celebrating poet Seamus Heaney | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
A short film released by Tourism Ireland, in 2018, celebrates life, literature, and inspiration of Seamus Heaney HomePlace in Derry. Proud fellow Northern Irishman Liam Neeson has lent his world-famous voice to a new short film which celebrates the life, literature, and inspiration of Ireland’s...
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Today marks six years since Ireland lost the great poet Seamus Heaney

Today marks six years since Ireland lost the great poet Seamus Heaney | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
"THE PRESENCE of Seamus was a warm one, full of humour, care and courtesy – a courtesy that ena...
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