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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (3): 263–284.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Stephen James Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 m Seamus Heaneys Sway Stephen James I n his essay “The Makings of a Music: Reflections on Wordsworth and Yeats,” Seamus Heaney considers Hazlitt’s account of a visit to Alfoxden in June 1798, when Wordsworth gave...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (1): 57–74.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Christopher Laverty This essay examines the influence of Elizabeth Bishop on Seamus Heaney’s poetics in the 1980s and 1990s as he became a global poet. She stands as a unique and overlooked exemplar in Heaney’s poetic pantheon. His reading of Bishop’s work, for all its limitations, nonetheless...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (1): 47–74.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Richard Rankin Russell Copyright © Hofstra University 2008 Seamus Heaneys Regionalism Richard Rankin Russell Each person in Ulster lives first in the Ulster of the actual pres­ ent, and then in one or other Ulster of the mind. —Heaney (Place...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (3): 269–284.
Published: 01 September 2000
...John Boly Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 Following Seamus Heaney’s “Follower”: Toward a Performative Criticism J ohn Boly eaders of Seamus Heaney’s poetry may remember the scene in “Fol­ lower” when the father, hard at work...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (4): 365–388.
Published: 01 December 2022
... reviews generated by Hughes’s poetry, noting that “Edwin Muir in The New States man and The Nation said that Ted’s Jaguar Poem is better than Rilke’s panther poem!” ( LHC 329). 10 For a probing analysis of Heaney’s Aeneid translation as it relates to his own poetic output, see Falconer 2017...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Jeff Westover Castings: Monuments and Monumentality in Poems by Elizabeth Bishop, Robert Lowell, James Merrill, Derek Walcott, and Seamus Heaney , by Rotella Guy , Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press , 2004 . 225 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 Not Marble nor...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (1): 107–114.
Published: 01 March 2017
... “narrative,” chapter 4 argues for a critical reframing of the postcolonial turn as a Cold War phenomenon; more specifically, it maintains that the rise of postcolonial theory informed the work and unduly amplified the international renown of Joseph Brodsky, Seamus Heaney, and Derek Walcott. Quinn’s argument...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (2): 207–232.
Published: 01 June 2020
... parlance. Copyright © 2020 Hofstra University 2020 class poetics The School of Eloquence twentieth-century British poetry v Seamus Heaney opens his book The Redress of Poetry (1995) by pitting Tony Harrison against Wallace Stevens, placing Harrison and Stevens on opposite sides...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (3): 405–413.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., sixty years later, demonstrates the durability of poetry in contrast to the twenty-four hour news cycle. This chapter focuses on the news ballads of Jamaican poet Louise Bennett; poems of Heaney, Yeats, MacNeice, and other Irish writers; and the relationship to news of American poets from...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (4): 414–436.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Heaney’s eulogy for Joseph Brodsky, “Audenesque.” Heaney’s simulation of Auden’s (via Blake’s) poem and meter places Heaney at the present end of a Yeats/Auden continuum and grounds that continuum in terms specific to poetic technique: “Joseph, yes, you know the beat. / Wystan Auden’s metric...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (3): 285–310.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Karen M. Moloney Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 Molly Astray: Revisioning Ireland in Brian Friel’s Molly Sweeney Karen M. Moloney n an influential review of Brian Friel’s Translations (1981), Seamus Heaney links the character Sarah to a “symbolic...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2005
...-122 Boly,John. “Following Seamus Heaney’s ‘Follower’:Toward a Performative Criticism.” 46.3 (2000): 269-284 Brittain, Vera. See Badenhausen Brown, Richard DawsonYourThoughts Make Shape Like Snow’: Louis MacNeice on Stephen Spender.” 48.3 (2002): 292—323 Buchanan, Bradley W.“ Armed...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (4): 493–513.
Published: 01 December 2008
... that nature involves itself in the course of human affairs. What the moon provisionally symbolizes has less to do with “clear desires and high aims” than with our failure to acknowledge our isolation in the sweep of time and space, and our refuge in beliefs that try to deny it. Seamus Heaney also...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2023) 69 (2): 233–240.
Published: 01 June 2023
... on changing, of course, but in the formal variety of the material that Falci discusses—including work by Maggie O’Sullivan, Seamus Heaney, Elizabeth Bishop, Jen Hadfield, John Ashbery, Roy Fisher, Rae Armantrout, Jorie Graham, Claudia Rankine, Layli Long Soldier, Tracy K. Smith, Tongo Eisen-Martin, Lisa...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (1): 21–48.
Published: 01 March 2017
.... Seamus Heaney’s early poem “At a Potato Digging,” for example, describes crowds of laborers following a “mechanical digger,” their bodies bowed in “fear and homage to the famine god,” the fruit of their labor “piled in pits” like history’s mass graves where potatoes look like “live skulls, blind-eyed...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (3): 273–294.
Published: 01 September 2022
... Winning (2010) , and, more recently, Emma Heaney (2017) —have detailed the important role played by the sexological concept of sexual inversion in both the form and the content of modernist writing. Few critics, however, have situated modernist appropriations of sexological ideas within the broader...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (1): 115–124.
Published: 01 March 2000
... 115 TWENTIETH CENTURY LITERATURE Bishop, Elizabeth. See Doreski; Gilbert Booth, James. “The Turf Cutter and the Nine-to-Five Man: Heaney, Larkin, and ‘the Spiritual Intellect’s Great Work 43.4 (1997): 369-93 Bowen, Elizabeth. See Miller, Kristine A. Bowen, Roger. “Investing in Conrad...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (2): vi–vii.
Published: 01 June 2006
.... Shannon Professor of English and department chair at the Uni­ versity of Virginia. Among his works are The Hybrid Muse: Postcolonial Poetry in English and Poetry of Mourning: The Modern Elegy from Hardy to Heaney. He coedited the most recent Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (3): 353–363.
Published: 01 September 2022
..., and the world. In the poems of Seamus Heaney, for example, coasts, marshlands, fishing, and seaward visions serve collectively as a means of disarming binarism and territoriality while gesturing outward to “the sea world of the north Atlantic . . . from the coast of Europe westerly to the Americas” (130). His...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (2): 279–285.
Published: 01 June 2009
... their successors have availed themselves of those rich resources? There is little or no mention in this book of writers like Flannery O’Connor, Walker Percy, Thomas Merton, Dorothy Day, the Christian W. H. Auden, the early Robert Lowell, Evelyn Waugh, Geoffrey Hill, or even parts of Seamus Heaney. I cannot...