Alicante Journal of English Studies / Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses

Heaney's poetic mind and practice: from "Feeling into words" to "The government of the tongue" and "The redress of poetry"

Pilar Abad García

Abstract

This article focuses on the noteworthy intellectual and artistic coherence apparent in the relationship between Seamus Heaney's poetic mind and his work, particularly as displayed in three of his prose writings belonging to distinct stages of his literary careen From there, the article moves on to consider broadly some aspects of Heaney's poetic corpus as artistic evidence of this coherence and to appraise Heaney's position within the realm of contemporary Irish poetry.

Keywords

Heaney, Seamus; Literatura irlandesa; Poesía



DOI: https://doi.org/10.14198/raei.1992.5.02

Copyright (c) 1992 Pilar Abad García

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