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Seamus Heaney


The Smith College Poetry Center presented a reading by Nobel Prize-winning poet Seamus Heaney in October, 2004, in John M. Greene Hall.

The reading was supported by the Smith College Lecture Committee and the Office of the President.

For more information, read the press release posted on "Smith College News Releases."

Link to past SC Libraries Poetry Center Readings resource pages.

Find Publications in the Libraries' Catalog

Search by author for Heaney, Seamus in the Five College online catalog, to find published collections of the poet's works and translations. Or search the last name as subject to find books about Heaney’s life and work.

The Burial at Thebes by Seamus HeaneyFinders Keepers by Seamus Heaney

Find Biographical Information & More Online

Internet Site Access
Smith College Poetry Center
The Academy of American Poets
Internet Poetry Archive from
(Center for the Public Domain and the University
of North Carolina - Chapel Hill)
Biography in Context
(Note: access is limited to Smith)
Online access to full text articles

Search for Periodicals

On the Libraries' website under Research, the English subject page features links to periodical indexes, including MLA International Bibliography, Humanities Abstracts, and Academic Search Premier. Members of the Smith community may connect to these resources to find articles, essays, book reviews, and selected poems online.

Source Access
Expanded Academic Index (1980+)
Search by keyword, entering the poet's name and poem.
Some PDF image files reproduce the original source.
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Literature Online (8th century+)
ABELL (the Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature), plus full text content and web resources.
[browse authors: Heaney]
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