Seamus Deane (1940-), Irish poet and educator, was born in Derry, Northern Ireland. He attended Queen's University, Belfast and Cambridge University. He was a professor of English and American Literature at University College, Dublin and a professor of Irish Studies at the University of Notre Dame. He was also a founding director of the Field Day Theatre Company, along with David Hammond, Seamus Heaney, and Tom Paulin. Deane has published several works of poetry and non-fiction, as well as one novel. His collections of poetry include Gradual Wars, Rumors and History Lessons; his non-fiction includes Heroic Styles: The Tradition of an Idea, Celtic Revivals: Essays in Modern Irish Literature, A Short History of Irish Literature, Strange Country, and French Revolution and Enlightenment in England, 1789-1832. His novel, Reading in the Dark, was nominated for a Booker Prize in 1996. (Seamus Deane papers, 1960-2011)
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