Keeping Going: The Appeal of Seamus Heaney (SAMLA 2012)

Widely regarded as at once the most distinguished and the most popular living Irish poet, Seamus Heaney has an ardent following both within and beyond the academy. Beloved in Ireland (north and south), he is a best-selling poet in the United Kingdom, and has a massive readership in the USA and beyond. His career has continued for over 50 years, from the early 1960s to the publication in 2010 of his highly-acclaimed volume Human Chain (2010), and we can expect much more to come. This panel ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
Event Name: 
SAMLA 2012
Event type: 
Event date: 
Friday, November 9, 2012 to Sunday, November 11, 2012
Event Location: 
Durham, NC
Abstract due date: 
Friday, June 1, 2012
Genre & Form
Literary Theory
World Literatures
20th & 21st Century
Cultural Studies
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