Seamus Heaney

From the Stacks: Crediting Poetry
The 1995 Nobel Lecture
August 30, 2013

The Irish poet Seamus Heaney passed away this morning at the age of 74. Following is the speech he gave in reception of the Nobel Prize for Literature, which he was awarded in 1995.

Seamus Heaney: "The Rainstick"
August 30, 2013

Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney died this morning in Dublin. Over the years, he published many poems in The New Republic. In tribute, here is "The Rainstick," first published in the magazine in 1993.

Seamus Heaney: "An Afterwards"
August 30, 2013

Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney died this morning in Dublin. A poem from the New Republic archives. 

Death of a Painter
June 16, 2010

A poem by Seamus Heaney.