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Who wrote the poem "Death of a Naturalist"?

Asked by Diprinzio, Last updated: Dec 01, 2022

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B. Lazarus

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Answered Oct 16, 2019

The correct answer to this question is Seamus Heaney. Death of a Naturalist is not just one poem. It is a collection of poems, and it was published in 1966. This collection was the first major volume that Heaney published, and it is approximately 58 pages long.

It includes many of the ideas he introduced at The Belfast Group meetings, in the form of 34 poems that are short. Death of a Naturalist is a celebrated collection, and it went on to win many awards, including a Nobel Prize in Literature in 1995, the Somerset Maugham Award, and the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize.

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e.Susan

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E.Susan

Answered Dec 05, 2017

The poem Death of a Naturalist is written by Seamus Heaney. He received a Nobel Prize in Literature in 1995. The Death of a Naturalist is a collection of poems. These poems represent the ideas that he had previously presented at The Belfast Group meetings. This collection contains around 34 poems, and they revolve around childhood experience, rural life, relationships, and the formulation of the adult identities.

This collection starts with one of the most famous poems written by him called Digging. It also includes the widely acclaimed Death of a Naturalist itself. Apart from these, Mid-Term Break is also highly acclaimed.

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Answered Sep 01, 2017

Seamus Heaney
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