Seamus Heaney Other literary forms

Other literary forms

(British and Irish Poetry, Revised Edition)

Preoccupations: Selected Prose, 1968-1978 (1980) is a collection of memoirs, lectures, reviews, and essays in which Seamus Heaney (HEE-nee) accounts for his development as a poet. The Government of the Tongue: The T. S. Eliot Memorial Lectures, and Other Critical Writings (1988) similarly gathers reviews and lectures that elaborate on his views on the relationship between society and poetry.