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Seamus Heaney and the classics : Bann Valley muses

Author: S J Harrison; Fiona Macintosh; Helen Eastman
Publisher: Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The death in 2013 of Seamus Heaney is an appropriate point to honour the great Irish poet's major contribution to classical reception in modern poetry. This volume is wholly dedicated to this perspective on Heaney's work, focusing primarily on his fascination with Greek drama and myth and his interest in Latin poetry.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Seamus Heaney and the classics.
Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2019
(OCoLC)1090853487
Named Person: Seamus Heaney; Seamus Heaney
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: S J Harrison; Fiona Macintosh; Helen Eastman
ISBN: 9780191843600 0191843601
OCLC Number: 1120120141
Notes: This edition also issued in print: 2019.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 288 pages) : color illustrations
Contents: Cover; Seamus Heaney and the Classics: Bann Valley Muses; Copyright; Preface; Contents; List of Figures; List of Contributors; 1: Introduction; 2: Boustrophedon between Hellas and Home; 3: Antaeus on the Move; 4: Heaney and Hesiod; 5: 'Mycenae Lookout' and the Example of Aeschylus; 6: A Door into the Dark: Staging The Burial at Thebes; 7: Ancient Greek Sailors with Twentieth-Century Metaphors (and Pan-Chronic Trousers): Directing Seamus Heaney's The Cure at Troy; 8: Speaking Truth to Power: Seamus Heaney's The Burial at Thebes and the Poetry of Redress Book IXBook X; Book XI; Book XII; Inside Back Cover; Conclusion; 15: Heaney as Translator: Horace and Virgil; Introduction; Horace-Early and Late; Heaney and Virgil Aeneid VI; Conclusion; 16: Epilogue: Heaney's 'Classical Ground'; Bibliography; 1. Works by Seamus Heaney; 2. Other Items; Index of Works of Seamus Heaney Cited; Index of Classical Works Cited; General Index
Responsibility: edited by Stephen Harrison, Fiona Macintosh, and Helen Eastman.

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