Seamus Heaney Dramatist

Seamus heaney

Seamus Heaney (/ˈʃeɪməs ˈhiːni/; born 13 April 1939) is an Irish poet, playwright, translator, lecturer and recipient of the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature. Born at Mossbawn farmhouse between Castledawson and Toomebridge, he now resides in Dublin. As well as the Nobel Prize in Literature, Heaney has received the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize (1968), the E. M. Forster Award (1975), the Golden Wreath of Poetry (2001), T. S. Eliot Prize (2006) and two Whitbread Prizes (1996 and 1999). He has been a member of Aosdána since its foundation and has been Saoi since 1997. He was both the Harvard and the Oxford Professor of Poetry and was made a Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et Lettres in 1996. Heaney's personal papers are held by the National Library of Ireland. On June 6, 2012, he was awarded the Lifetime Recognition Award of the Griffin Poetry Trust. Robert Lowell called him "the most important Irish poet since Yeats" and many others, including the academic John Sutherland, have echoed the sentiment that he is "the greatest poet of our age". Heaney was born on 13 April 1939 at the family farmhouse called Mossbawn, between Castledawson and Toomebridge in Northern Ireland;

Personal details

Date of birth
April 13th, 1939
Nationality
Republic of Ireland
Date of death
August 30th, 2013 at age of 74
Place of death
Dublin, Ireland
Ethnicity
Irish
Religion
Catholicism

Family

Spouse

Education

1. Bates College Colleges/University

Bates College is a private liberal arts college located in Lewiston, Maine, in the United States. It was most recently ranked 21st in the nation in the 2012 US News Best Liberal Arts Colleges rankings. The college was founded in 1855 by abolitionists. Bates College is one of the first colleges in the United States to be coeducational from establishment, and is also the oldest continuously operating coeducational institution in New England. Originally a Free Will Baptist institution, Bates is now a nonsectarian institution.

Type Private university
Endowment
2012. 216 mil. $
2011. 231 mil. $
2010. 199 mil. $
2009. 138 mil. $
Institution colors
Founded
March 16th, 1855
Headquarters
2 Andrews Road, 04240 - Lewiston, Maine
Undergraduates
2013. 1,791
2010. 1,725
2009. 1,738
Acceptance rate
2013. 24.0 %
2010. 27.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 45.7 K $
Official web page www.bates.edu
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Bates College connected by profession and/or age

b. 1943., Historian
b. 1937., Academic
b. 1936., Organization leader
b. 1940., Professor
b. 1940., Organization leader
b. 1944., TV Anchor
b. 1942., Professor
b. 1934., Ballerina

2. Queen's University Belfast Colleges/University

Queen's University Belfast is a public research university in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The university's official title, per its charter, is the Queen's University of Belfast. It is often referred to simply as Queen's, or by the abbreviation QUB. The university was chartered in 1845, and opened in 1849 as "Queen's College, Belfast", but has roots going back to 1810 and the Royal Belfast Academical Institution.

Endowment
2013. 48.8 mil. £
2010. 39 mil. £
Founded
1849
Headquarters
University Road, BT7 1NN - Belfast, Ulster
Undergraduates
2009. 17,210
Postgraduates
2009. 5,495
Local tuition
2013. 3.58 K £
Official web page www.qub.ac.uk
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender

People attended Queen's University Belfast connected by profession and/or age

b. 1944., Dramatist
b. 1942., Dramatist
b. 1930., Dramatist
b. 1976., Dramatist
b. 1956., Dramatist
b. 1945., Dramatist
b. 1935., Structural engineer
b. 1938., Athlete

3. St Columb's College Educational Institution

St. Columb's College is a Roman Catholic boys' grammar school in Derry, Northern Ireland and, since 2008, a specialist school in Mathematics and Computing. It is named after Saint Columba, the Irish missionary monk who founded a monastery in the area.

Institution colors
Headquarters
23 Buncrana Road, Derry, County Londonderry
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Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career

People attended St Columb's College connected by profession and/or age

b. 1929., Dramatist
b. 1937., Politician
b. 1943., Journalist
b. 1940., Novelist
b. 1960., Politician
b. 1987., Soccer Midfielder
b. 1889., Politician
b. 1950., Actor

Music albums

Album title Release date Release type Recording type Recording length Additional artists Contributors
The Poet & The Piper
Celtic music, Folk music of Ireland
2003 Album
Seamus Heaney Collected Poems
Studio album

Regular TV appearances

1. The Adventure of English

Documentary, History
Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Languages Regular cast
ITV
2003 November 30th, 2003 English

Written work

1.Door into the Dark

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1969. at New York City

2.The fire i' the flint

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1975. by Oxford University Press at London (19 pages)

3.Field Work

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1979. at London

4.Selected Poems 1965–1975

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1980. at Boston

5.Station Island

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1984. at Boston

6.Sweeney Astray

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1984. at New York City

7.Death of a Naturalist

Poetry
Editions Subjects Co-authors
1985. by Faber and Faber (57 pages)
Northern Ireland

8.The government of the tongue

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1988. at London (171 pages)
1989. at New York City

9.The place of writing

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1989. at Atlanta (72 pages)

10.The Redress of Poetry

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1990. at New York City

11.New Selected Poems 1966–1987

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1990. at Boston (245 pages)

12.The Cure at Troy

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1991. at New York City (81 pages)

13.Seeing Things

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1991. at New York City (107 pages)

14.The midnight verdict

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1993. by Gallery Books (42 pages)

15.Sandymount Strand

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1993. at New York City

16.Crediting Poetry

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1996. at New York City

17.The Spirit Level

Poetry
Editions Subjects Co-authors
1996. at New York City (81 pages)
1996. by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (96 pages)
1997. by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (96 pages)
Drama

18.Opened Ground: Selected Poems 1966 1996

Poetry, Anthology
Editions Subjects Co-authors
1998. by Farrar, Straus and Giroux at New York City
1998. at London
Poetry

19.Sounding lines

Editions Subjects Co-authors
2000. at Berkeley (32 pages)

20.Seamus Heaney in conversation with Karl Miller

Editions Subjects Co-authors
2000. at London

21.Electric Light

Poetry
Editions Subjects Co-authors
2001. at London

22.Finders keepers

Editions Subjects Co-authors
2002. at London

23.Squarings

Editions Subjects Co-authors
2003. at San Francisco

24.Shkola penii͡a

Editions Subjects Co-authors
2003. at Moscow (223 pages)

25.The Burial at Thebes

Editions Subjects Co-authors
2004. at London

26.The Testament of Cresseid

Editions Subjects Co-authors
2004. at London

27.District and Circle

Editions Subjects Co-authors
2006. at London
2007. by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (78 pages)

Awards won

2000 New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
Beowulf Translation
The New York Times Company

1999 Costa Book of the Year

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
Beowulf Translation

1998 St. Louis Literary Award

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
Saint Louis University Library Associates

1997 Common Wealth Award of Distinguished Service

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
Literature
PNC Bank

1996 Costa Book of the Year

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
The Spirit Level Poetry Book

1995 Nobel Prize in Literature

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
for works of lyrical beauty and ethical depth
Swedish Academy
Literature

1990 Lannan Literary Award for Poetry

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
Lannan Foundation

1975 E. M. Forster Award

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with

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