Seamus Heaney and the Emblems of Hope

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 Sovereignty and the Irish Talent
2 Millennia in Their Eyes
3 Heaneys Love to Ireland
4 The Fish and the Fisher King
5 Bridegroom to the Goddess
6 Remembering the Giver
Appendix to Chapter 6
Conclusion Praying at the Waters Edge

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