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#244: On Listening to Students Talk about Seamus Heaney's Poetry

Over three
days I listened
to 24 young
people talk
for 20 minutes
a piece about
literature, and 10 of
those 20 minutes
were dedicated to… 153 more words


The Wife's Tale by Seamus Heaney

This is one of my favourite Seamus Heaney poems. It’s from his 1969 collection, Door into the Dark. I think the key to understanding the poem is the Eleusian mysteries practised by the ancient Greeks. 358 more words


Back on the Bus to Belfast

Back on the bus to Belfast. It would be fun to continue in this alliterative way, but the people I'm meeting have names that begin with F and J. 328 more words


An analysis of the context, form and structure of Seamus Heaney's Storm on the Island

The second of the 20th Century poems in the Power and Conflict section of the AQA GCSE English Literature anthology, this poem is by one of my favourite modern poets, Seamus Heaney. 2,527 more words

AQA English Literature Anthology

'Something here for me': Heaney's Charity Shop

In an 1983 interview with Denis O’Driscoll, Heaney said when he read the 12th century poem Buile Suibhne he had found ‘something here for me’. He went on to translate it into  his beautiful work… 304 more words


Bringing my Nordic reading home: Seamus Heaney's Beowulf

This year, I decided to go for a mini reading project which would take me away from the grey London winter and into the realms of ice and snow.   477 more words

Nordic Literature

"Postscript": A Cinematic Poem Short Film Of Seamus Heaney Directed By Neil Moore (2017)

“Postscript” is a Cinematic Poem Short Film In Ireland Of Seamus Heaney Poem Directed By Neil Moore.

Filmed, Edited and Directed by: Neil Moore

“Short film about my translation of Seamus Heaney’s poem “Postscript”  “. 138 more words

Cinematic Poems