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Gravity and grace : Seamus Heaney and the force of light

Author: John F Desmond
Publisher: Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2009.
Series: Studies in Christianity and literature, 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this book, John F. Desmond uncovers Christian elements in Seamus Heaney's poetry by reading it through the intellectual perspectives of the well-known Czech poet Czeslaw Milosz and the French philosopher Simone Weil. Desmond utilizes the connections among these writers in order to show the way Weil's thought about Christianity and transcendence illuminates Heaney's complex relationship with Christianity.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Desmond, John F.
Gravity and grace.
Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)648996537
Named Person: Seamus Heaney; Seamus Heaney; Seamus Heaney; Simone Weil; Seamus Heaney; Simone Weil; Seamus Heaney
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John F Desmond
ISBN: 9781602580671 1602580677
OCLC Number: 233697424
Description: 127 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Simone Weil and the age of imbalance --
The poet in the age of imbalance --
The spirit level.
Series Title: Studies in Christianity and literature, 2.
Responsibility: John F. Desmond.
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Uncovers Christian and transcendent elements in Seamus Heaney's poetry by reading it through the intellectual perspectives of the well-known poet Czeslaw Milosz and the French philosopher Simone Weil.

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