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The Poetics of Memory – The Public Role of Seamus Heaney after 1995

Piavanini, Joanne Marie


This thesis deals with what it means to be a ‘public’ poet in national and transnational contexts. Because Seamus Heaney’s ‘Irishness’ has shaped the critical response to his work, what has been effaced is detailed critical attention to the interplay between the national and transnational dimensions of his poetry. What is most evident in his later work is a type of border-crossing transcultural solidarity, and an openness to alternate views and other cultures...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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