Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney

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Seamus Heaney was born in Co. Derry in 1939. He studied at St. Columbs College, Derry, and at Queens University, Belfast. After graduating from Queens in 1961, he taught at St. Josephs College of Education in Belfast before taking a lectureship in the English Department at Queens from 1966-1972 (during the academic year 1970-1971 he held a visiting lectureship at the University of California at Berkeley). His first collection, Eleven Poems,was published as part of the Queens Festival pamphlet series, followed by Death of a Naturalist in 1966, and Door Into the Darkin 1969. He received the Eric Gregory Award in 1966, followed by the Cholomondeley Award, 1967, the Somerset Maugham Award, 1968, and the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize also in 1968.

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  • Marie Heaney VIAF - spouse
  • Michael Longley VIAF Wikipedia - colleague, correspondedWith
  • Paul Muldoon VIAF Wikipedia - colleague, correspondedWith
  • Friel, Brian VIAF - colleague, correspondedWith
  • Frank Ormsby VIAF Wikipedia - correspondedWith
  • Ciaran Carson VIAF Wikipedia - correspondedWith
  • Paulin, Tom. VIAF - correspondedWith
  • Seamus Deane VIAF Wikipedia - colleague, correspondedWith
  • Derek Mahon VIAF Wikipedia - correspondedWith
  • Fallon, Peter, 1951- VIAF - correspondedWith
  • Hughes, Ted VIAF - correspondedWith
  • McGuckian, Medbh, 1950- VIAF - correspondedWith
  • Oxford Wikipedia - workLocation
  • Philip Hobsbaum VIAF Wikipedia - correspondedWith
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  • Harper, Michael S. VIAF - correspondedWith
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  • Kavanagh, P. J. (Patrick Joseph), 1931- VIAF - correspondedWith
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  • O'Grady, Desmond, 1935- VIAF - correspondedWith
  • Deane, Seamus, 1940- VIAF Wikipedia - colleague
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  • Motion, Andrew, 1952- VIAF - correspondedWith
  • Hill, Geoffrey VIAF - correspondedWith
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  • Hogarth VIAF - mentions
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  • Foster, R. F. VIAF - correspondedWith
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  • Synge, John Millington VIAF - mentions
  • James Joyce VIAF - mentions
  • Manlius Wikipedia - mentions
  • Bardot VIAF - mentions
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  • Patrick Heaney VIAF - parent
  • PIETER BRUEGHEL VIAF - mentions
  • Cecil Woodham-Smith VIAF - mentions
  • Patrick Wikipedia - mentions
  • Corvinus Wikipedia - mentions
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  • Oxford Wikipedia - workLocation
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  • St Columb's College Wikipedia - alumniOf
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