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Seamus Heaney and medieval poetry

Author: Conor McCarthy
Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk : D.S. Brewer ; Rochester, NY : Boydell & Brewer, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Seamus Heaney's engagement with medieval literature constitutes a significant body of work by a major poet that extends across four decades, including a landmark translation of Beowulf. This book, the first to look exclusively at Heaney's engagement with the poetry of the Middle Ages, examines both Heaney's direct translations and his adaptation of medieval material in his original poems. Each of the four chapters  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Adaptations
översättning till engelska
Named Person: Seamus Heaney; Heaney; Heaney; Seamus Heaney
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Conor McCarthy
ISBN: 9781843841418 184384141X
OCLC Number: 181069382
Description: viii, 195 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Sweeney Astray --
Station Island --
Beowulf --
The Testament of Cresseid.
Responsibility: Conor McCarthy.


Offers an examination of the use made by Seamus Heaney of medieval poetry in his translations and adaptations, including "Beowulf".  Read more...
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(Provides) an excellent resource for students not just of Heaney's poetry, but also of medievalism more generally. A remarkable survey of Heaney's work and its debt to medieval poetry. (...)McCarthy Read more...

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