Monday, July 20, 2009

Seamus Heaney

He speaks of what a poem does for its author, restoring something to the self. Good poems are not willed into being but come from things remembered with a certain aura. --The Economist, Glimpse into a poet's mind, December 11, 2008, review of Stepping Stones: Interviews with Seamus Heaney, by Dennis O’Driscoll

Seamus Heaney’s 'middle voice', by Richard Tillinghast, on the poetry of Seamus Heaney on the occasion of his winning the Nobel Prize, The New Criterion, December 1995

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1995

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