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Additional Resources for A Drink of Water by Seamus Heaney

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For Further Study

Andrews, Elmer, The Poetry of Seamus Heaney: All the Realms of Whisper, London: Macmillan Press, 1988. Andrews analyzes Heaney's poetry and identifies its primary themes through the 1985 collectionStation Island.

Buttell, Robert, Seamus Heaney, Cranberry, NJ: Associated

University Presses, Inc., 1975.

Provides critical analyses of the poems included in Heaney's first three volumes and considers how Heaney's personal experience and literary education have influenced his poetry.

Hildebidle, John, "A Decade of Seamus Heaney's Poetry," The Massachusetts Review, Vol. 28, No. 3, autumn 1987, pp. 393-409.

Hildebidle describes Heaney's exploration of both personal experience and Irish history in his poetry.

Parker, Michael, Seamus Heaney: The Making of the Poet, Iowa City, IA: University ofIowa Press, 1993.

Provides historical contexts and analyzes the biographical, literary, and political influences within Heaney's poetry.

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