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  1. May 09,  · The title of Seamus Heaney's first collection of poetry since winning the Nobel Prize in is the term used in Ireland for a carpenter's level, an earthy physical allusion to matters of spirit that is quintessential Heaney/5(10).
  2. Jan 01,  · The Spirit Level, by Seamus Heaney, If you love poetry, or want to read some poetry to see how it hits you, read these poems by Seamus Heaney, the late Irish poet. What I love the most about this book of poetry is the in-the-moment presence Heaney describes and connects to another idea or time, another reality/5.
  3. In The Spirit Level, as ever with Seamus Heaney, personal memory and humble domestic objects -- a whitewash brush, a sofa, a swing -- are endowed with talismanic significance, and throughout the collection he addresses his growing concerns, which inevitably include the political situation in his native Northern Ireland, in a poetry that never ceases to be fluid, alert, and completely truthful.5/5(2).
  4. In this collection, as ever with Heaney, personal memory and humble domestic objects -- a whitewash brush, a sofa, a swing -- are endowed with talismanic significance, and throughout the collection he addresses his growing concerns, which inevitably include the political situation in his native Northern Ireland, in a poetry that never ceases to be fluid, alert, and completely truthful.5/5(2).
  5. The Spirit Level () is a poetry collection written by Seamus Heaney, who received the Nobel Prize in britpop.chartgenie.netinfo won the poetry prize for the Whitbread Awards.. Heaney has been recorded reading this collection on the Seamus Heaney Collected Poems album.. Contents []. The Rain Stick; To a Dutch Potter in Ireland 1.
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  7. Complete summary of Seamus Heaney's The Spirit Level. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of The Spirit Level.
  8. The Spirit Level was the first book of poems Heaney published after winning the Nobel Prize in Literature in Reviewing this book in The New York Times Book Review, Richard Tillinghast noted that Heaney "has been and is here for good[His poems] will last. Anyone who reads poetry has reason to rejoice at living in the age when Seamus Heaney is writing.".

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