Commemorative Lecture on Seamus Heaney

I: Introduction: “A Sense of Place” II: “Taking Flight: Landscape & Imagination” III: “Seeing Things: Poetry and Metaphysics”
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See also ..
“Where Does the Spirit Live?” Heaney’s Metaphysics

formerly as Bruce Stewart, ‘Where Does the Spirit Live?’: The Metaphysics of Unbelief in Modern Irish Poetry’, in The Irish Reader: Essays for John Devitt, ed. Michael Hinds, Peter Denman & Margaret Kelleher (Dublin Otior Press [Mater Dei Inst.] 2007), pp.133-46 [ISBN 978-0-9555025-1-x].