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 (hē′nē), Seamus Justin 1939-2013.
Irish poet whose works, which reflect his homeland's landscape, culture, and political crises, include the collections Wintering Out (1972) and Field Work (1979) as well as a translation of Beowulf (1999). He won the 1995 Nobel Prize for literature.

Heaney

(ˈhiːnɪ)
n
(Biography) Seamus (Justin) (ˈʃeɪməs). 1939–2013, Irish poet and critic, born in Northern Ireland. His collections include Death of a Naturalist (1966), North (1975), The Haw Lantern (1987), The Spirit Level (1996), District and Circle (2006), and Human Chain (2010). Nobel prize for literature 1995

Hea•ney

(ˈheɪ ni)
n.
Seamus, born 1939, Irish poet: Nobel prize 1995.
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