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Seamus Heaney’s The Burial at Thebes deals extensively with law and the dilemmas the law imposes. The issue of the law appears most prominently in Heaney’s retelling of Antigone due to the fact that the major conflict arises from Antigone’s disobedience of Creon’s laws in favor of divine law. 953 more words
Christopher Carroll (The Wall Street Journal) traces Seamus Heaney’s connection to Book VI of the “Aeneid”, in light of his father’s death:
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“[…] Heaney’s own translation of Book VI of the “Aeneid,” which he completed in July 2013, one month before he died.
The Undercover Soundtrack is a series where I host a writer who uses music as part of their creative environment – perhaps to connect with a character, populate a mysterious place, or hold a moment still to explore its depths. 837 more words
A RECOLLECTION by Danny Cusack
Reproduced with permission from The Journal, the Australian Irish Heritage Association (WA) quarterly.
In the summer of 1985, soon after my first move to Ireland, I attended the International Association for the Study of Anglo-Irish Literature (IASAIL) conference in Belfast. 1,231 more words