Seamus Heaney

The Making of the Poet

  • Michael Parker

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Michael Parker
    Pages 28-60
  3. Michael Parker
    Pages 61-88
  4. Michael Parker
    Pages 89-151
  5. Michael Parker
    Pages 152-210
  6. Michael Parker
    Pages 211-221
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 222-294

About this book


Provides an account of Seamus Heaney's early life, and the experiences, influences and relationships - personal, literary and political - that shaped his poetic development. The book includes photographs, interviews and commentary on unpublished poems and drafts.


poem poet poetry

Authors and affiliations

  • Michael Parker
    • 1
  1. 1.Liverpool Institute of Higher EducationUK

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