Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney

Seamus Justin Heaney, MRIA was an Irish poet, playwright, translator and lecturer, and the recipient of the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature.

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Active
1966 onwards
Albums
The Poet & The Piper , Seamus Heaney Collected Poems , Beowulf
Attributes
male , northern irish , irish
Author
Seamus Heaney
Birthday
the 13th of April
Born
1939 , April 1939 , April 13th 1939 , the United Kingdom , Europe ,  …
Educated
Queen's University Belfast
First Name
"Seamus"
Gender
male
Influence
John Millington Synge , Samuel Palmer , Herbert McCabe
Influence of
Eavan Boland
Influenced
Nick Laird , Eavan Boland
Influences
William Shakespeare , Robert Frost , T. S. Eliot , William Wordsworth , Geoffrey Chaucer ,  …
Last Name
"Heaney"
Legal name, Full name
"Seamus Justin Heaney"
Main Occupation
writer , poet
Middle-name
"Justin"
Nationality
irish
Occupation
author
Quotes
"Without needing to be theoretically instructed, consciousness quickly realizes that it is the site of variously contending discourses." , "Whether it be a matter of personal relations within a marriage or political initiatives within a peace process, there is no sure-fire do-it-yourself kit." , "When I first encountered the name of the city of Stockholm, I little thought that I would ever visit it, never mind end up being welcomed to it as a guest of the Swedish Academy and the Nobel Foundation." , "There is risk and truth to yourselves and the world before you." , "Then as the years went on and my listening became more deliberate, I would climb up on an arm of our big sofa to get my ear closer to the wireless speaker." ,  …
Religion
Roman Catholicism
Residence
Dublin , Gweedore
Went to
Belfast, Prince Edward Island
Won
Nobel Prize , Nobel Prize in Literature , T. S. Eliot Prize , E. M. Forster Award
Worked with
Seamus Twomey , Seamus O'Sullivan , Séamus Hughes
Wrote
Seamus Heaney , Death of a Naturalist , Seamus , The Burial at Thebes , District and Circle ,  …

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