John Hewitt International Summer School presents

Heaney's Hewitt

Location: Marketplace Theatre, Armagh
09:45 GMT, Friday 30 July 2021

This illustrated talk traces the influence of the poet John Hewitt on Seamus Heaney’s work, while considering Heaney's attempt to evade or transform that influence. What emerges is a complex, sometimes fraught encounter between two great poets, and friends. The illustrations shown will draw on the Heaney archives in the National Library Dublin, Ireland, and The Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.


Speakers

09:45 GMT Conor Carville Conor Carville is a poet, writer, reviewer and academic who has taught creative writing for over two decades, and now resides in London.

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Heaney's Hewitt


John Hewitt International Summer School presents

Heaney's Hewitt

Location: Marketplace Theatre, Armagh
09:45 GMT, Friday 30 July 2021

This illustrated talk traces the influence of the poet John Hewitt on Seamus Heaney’s work, while considering Heaney's attempt to evade or transform that influence. What emerges is a complex, sometimes fraught encounter between two great poets, and friends. The illustrations shown will draw on the Heaney archives in the National Library Dublin, Ireland, and The Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.


Speakers

09:45 GMT Conor Carville Conor Carville is a poet, writer, reviewer and academic who has taught creative writing for over two decades, and now resides in London.

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