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In gratitude for all the gifts : Seamus Heaney and Eastern Europe

Author: Magdalena Kay
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Gratitude for All the Gifts explores the literary and cultural links between the bestselling, Nobel Prize-winning Northern Irish poet Seamus Heaney and the preeminent Eastern European poets of the twentieth century, including fellow Nobel laureate Czeslaw Milosz and Zbigniew Herbert. Magdalena Kay opens new ground in comparative literary studies with her close analysis of Heaney's poetic work from the
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Named Person: Seamus Heaney; Seamus Heaney; Seamus Heaney; Seamus Heaney; Seamus Heaney; Seamus Heaney
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Magdalena Kay
ISBN: 9781442644984 1442644982
OCLC Number: 774094745
Description: 240 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1: Looking Eastwards --
Chapter 2: Heroic Names --
Chapter 3: Zbigniew Herbert and the Moral Imperative --
Chapter 4: Approaching the Master --
Chapter 5: Unfortunate Nobility.
Responsibility: Magdalena Kay.
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'Insightful and elegant book...Kay handles Heaney with nuanced admiration. It is a book for which long-time and new readers alike should be considerably grateful.' -- Carol Tell Irish Studies Review; Read more...

 
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