The Irish Identity: Independence, History, and Literature

SN 1 | EP 36 | Seamus Heaney's Poetry of Remembrance

The work of Seamus Heaney, undoubtedly Ireland's best poet from the second half of the 20th century, provides a fitting end to this course. Born on a farm in 1939, he understood the world of the Irish Renaissance, as well as the movement's deep historical roots. Reconsider Irish identity while examining some of Heaney's finest poetry.

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The Irish Identity: Independence, History, and Literature
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