Heaney Seamus Justin

Hea·ney

 (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.
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