Seamus Heaney and the Emblems of Hope

Framsida
University of Missouri Press, 2007 - 212 sidor
"Explores Seamus Heaney's adaptation of the Celtic ritual known as the Feis of Tara, demonstrates the sovereignty motif's continued relevance in works by Irish poets Thomas Kinsella, John Montague, Eavan Boland, and Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill, and refutes criticism that charges sexism and overemphasizes sacrifice in Heaney's poetry"--Provided by publisher.
 

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Introduction Sympathy into Symbol
1
1 Sovereignty and the Irish Talent
9
2 Millennia in Their Eyes
44
3 Heaneys Love to Ireland
72
4 The Fish and the Fisher King
89
5 Bridegroom to the Goddess
108
6 Remembering the Giver
126
Appendix to Chapter 6
163
Conclusion Praying at the Waters Edge
167
Bibliography
177
Index
199
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