Booth, James. On Seamus Heaney and Philip Larkin's mutual dislike of each other's work. 43, 4 (Winter 1997) pp 369-93 [free at jstor, click "Preview" or "Read Online"].
In ‘Capturing Seamus: The Art of the Portrait’ on Sunday 8 October, three artists who have created a portrait of Heaney – artist Colin Davidson and photographers Eamonn McCabe and Geray Sweeney – will discuss the context and experience of working with him and the process of capturing his essence in just one image, in an event chaired by Declan Long.
A selective list of literary criticism for 20th-century Irish poet Seamus Heaney, favoring signed articles by recognized scholars and articles published in peer-reviewed sources
Often described as the definitive documentary of the life and work of Seamus Heaney, ‘Out of the Marvellous’ was created in 2009 to mark the poet’s 70th birthday. Filmmaker Charlie McCarthy will discuss the film with BBC Northern Ireland’s Mark Carruthers following a special screening on Saturday 25 November.
Tickets for all October – December events at Seamus Heaney HomePlace are on sale now at or from box office on tel. 028 7938 7444. The full online programme is available to view .