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Introduction to the Poetry of Seamus Heaney

Saturday 12 November 2022, 2.00PM to 5:00pm

Speaker(s): Martin Potter PhD

This half-day course on Seamus Heaney will concentrate on some of the aspects of his poetry that he is known for, such as his portrayal of nature, archaeology as a metaphor, language, and formal poetic strategies. We will read a selection of his poems, and also talk about his relationship with other poets who share concerns and techniques with him.

Tutor: Martin Potter PhD

Term: Autumn

Day: Saturday

Start Date: 12 November 2022

Time: 2-5pm

No. of weeks: 1

Full fee: £26 


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Location: University of York Campus, Classroom-based