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The government of the tongue : selected prose, 1978-1987

Author: Seamus Heaney
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1989.
Series: T.S. Eliot memorial lectures (London, England), 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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In this volume of critical essays, Seamus Heaney scrutinizes the poetry of many masterful poets. Throughout the collection, Heaney's gifts as a wise and genial reader are exercised with characteristic exactness, and we are reminded, above all, of the essentially gratifying nature of poetry itself.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Seamus Heaney
ISBN: 0374165785 9780374165789
OCLC Number: 18951955
Notes: "The second part ... consists of the T.S. Eliot Memorial Lectures, delivered in October 1986 at Eliot College, in the University of Kent."--Page ix.
Description: xxiii, 169 pages ; 22 cm
Series Title: T.S. Eliot memorial lectures (London, England), 1986.
Responsibility: Seamus Heaney.

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In this volume of critical essays, Seamus Heaney scrutinizes the poetry of many masterful poets. Throughout the collection, Heaney's gifts as a wise and genial reader are exercised with characteristic exactness, and we are reminded, above all, of the essentially gratifying nature of poetry itself.

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