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‘ “Daring to Make Free”: Seamus Heaney and Ulster Politics 1968-1979’

Hancock, Timothy (1998) ‘ “Daring to Make Free”: Seamus Heaney and Ulster Politics 1968-1979’. English: The Journal of the English Association, 47 (188). pp. 111-126. [Journal article]

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Abstract

Traces Heaney's development from the political poetry of 'Wintering Out' and 'North', through the key turning point poems 'Exposure' and 'Casualty' - where the individualised poet envisages himself becoming receptive to less easily defined, more mysterious influences - to the 'Glanmore Sonnets' in 'Field Work', arguing that these poems reflect a new fascination with the imagination and with forces than transcend political concerns.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Arts > School of English and History
Research Institutes and Groups:Arts and Humanities Research Institute
Arts and Humanities Research Institute > English
ID Code:13245
Deposited By: Dr Tim Hancock
Deposited On:11 May 2010 08:28
Last Modified:09 May 2016 11:01

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