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Seeing Things
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Seeing Things

Seamus Heaney, Heaney

This collection of Seamus Heaney's work, especially in the series of 12-line poems entitled Squarings , shows he is ready to re-imagine experience and to credit marvels . The title poem is typical in that it begins with memories...

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Seamus Heaney Collected Poems
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Seamus Heaney Collected Poems

Seamus Heaney

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The Testament of Cresseid & Seven Fables: Translated by Seamus Heaney
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The Testament of Cresseid & Seven Fables: Translated by Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney

A work of unreconciled Shakespearean intensity, the Testament has been translated by Seamus Heaney into a confident and yet faithful modern English idiom which honours the poem's unique blend of detachment and compassion.A master...

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The Testament of Cresseid & Seven Fables: Translated by Seamus Heaney
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The Testament of Cresseid & Seven Fables: Translated by Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney

A work of unreconciled Shakespearean intensity, the Testament has been translated by Seamus Heaney into a confident and yet faithful modern English idiom which honours the poem's unique blend of detachment and compassion.A master...

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The Spirit Level: Poems
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The Spirit Level: Poems

Heaney Seamus

In this collection, as ever with Heaney, personal memory and humble domestic objects -- a whitewash brush, a sofa, a swing -- are endowed with talismanic significance, and throughout the collection he addresses his growing...

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Explore Harvard: The Yard and Beyond
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Explore Harvard: The Yard and Beyond

Heaney, Seamus Heaney

As part of its 375th celebration, the University has created a new photo book, Explore Harvard: The Yard and Beyond. This collection of photographs, including contemporary images never before published and archival prints, brings...

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Aeneid Book VI
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Aeneid Book VI

Seamus Heaney

In a momentous publication, Seamus Heaney's translation of Book VI of the Aeneid, Virgil's epic poem composed sometime between 29 and 19 BC, follows the hero, Aeneas, on his descent into the underworld.

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The Haw Lantern
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The Haw Lantern

Seamus Heaney

Widely praised on its first publication in 1987, The Haw Lantern ventured into new imaginative territory with poems exploring the theme of loss--including a celebrated sonnet sequence concerning the death of the poet's...

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 Special priceThe Haw Lantern
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The Haw Lantern

Seamus Heaney

First published in 1978, this work contains poems exploring the theme of loss - including a celebrated sonnet sequence concerning the death of the poet's mother - joined by meditations on the conscience of the writer and exercises...

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The Spirit Level
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The Spirit Level

Seamus Heaney

The poems in Seamus Heaney's collection The Spirit Level keep discovering the possibilities of 'a new beginning' in all kinds of subjects and circumstances. What is at stake, in poem after poem, is the chance of buoyancy and...

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Death of a Naturalist
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Death of a Naturalist

Seamus Heaney

For the fortieth anniversary of its publication, in May 2006, Faber are reissuing Seamus Heaney's classic first collection, Death of a Naturalist, which on its appearance in 1966 won the Cholmondeley Award, the E.C.

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The Rattle Bag: An Anthology of Poetry
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The Rattle Bag: An Anthology of Poetry

Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes

Edited by Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes, and conceived of as a collection of their own favourite poems, The Rattle Bag has established itself as the classic anthology of our time.

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Seeing Things
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Seeing Things

Seamus Heaney

This collection of Seamus Heaney's work, especially in the series of 12-line poems entitled Squarings , shows he is ready to re-imagine experience and to credit marvels . The title poem is typical in that it begins with memories...

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Field Work: Faber Modern Classics
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Field Work: Faber Modern Classics

Seamus Heaney

From his remarkable debut in 1966, Seamus Heaney pioneered the poetry of our times across five decades of cultural and political change, and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1995. This collection contains some of his...

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Aeneid Book VI
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Aeneid Book VI

Seamus Heaney

In a momentous publication, Seamus Heaney's translation of Book VI of the Aeneid, Virgil's epic poem composed sometime between 29 and 19 BC, follows the hero, Aeneas, on his descent into the underworld.

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Opened Ground
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Opened Ground

Seamus Heaney

This volume is a much-needed new selection of Seamus Heaney's work, taking account of recent volumes and of the author's work as a translator, and offering a more generous choice from previous volumes.

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New Selected Poems 1966-1987
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New Selected Poems 1966-1987

Seamus Heaney

This volume contains a selection of work from each of Seamus Heaney's published books of poetry up to and including the Whitbread prize-winning collection, The Haw Lantern (1987). 'His is 'close-up' poetry - close up to...

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New Selected Poems 1988-2013
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New Selected Poems 1988-2013

Seamus Heaney

Provides an unrivalled account of a period of work that was crowned by the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1995. This book reprints the author's chosen poems from his later years.

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100 Poems
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100 Poems

Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney had the idea to form a personal selection of poems from across the entire arc of his writing life, small yet comprehensive enough to serve as an introduction for all comers. But now, finally, the project has been...

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Opened Ground: Selected Poems, 1966-1996
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Opened Ground: Selected Poems, 1966-1996

Seamus Heaney

The definitive choice of the Nobel laureate's best poems, bringing the reader up to date with the work Heaney has published since 1987.

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100 Poems
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100 Poems

Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney had the idea to form a personal selection of poems from across the entire arc of his writing life, small yet comprehensive enough to serve as an introduction for all comers. But now, finally, the project has been...

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W. B. Yeats
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W. B. Yeats

W.B. Yeats, Seamus Heaney

In the Poet to Poet series, a contemporary poet advocates a poet of the past or present whom they have particularly admired. By their selection of verses and their critical reactions, the selectors offer intriguing insights into...

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William Wordsworth
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William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth, Seamus Heaney

William Wordsworth (1770-1850) was born in Cockermouth, Cumberland. In 1798 he published the Lyrical Ballads with Coleridge, settling shortly after in Dove Cottage, Grasmere, with his sister Dorothy. He died at Rydal Mount in...

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W. B. Yeats
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W. B. Yeats

W.B. Yeats, Seamus Heaney

His extraordinary work, in the words of this volume's editor Seamus Heaney, encourages us 'to be more resolutely and abundantly alive, whatever the conditions.' Other volumes in this series: Auden, Betjemen, Eliot, Hughes and...

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William Wordsworth
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William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth, Seamus Heaney

In this series, a contemporary poet selects and introduces a poet of the past.

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Beowulf: A Verse Translation
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Beowulf: A Verse Translation

Seamus Heaney, Daniel Donoghue (Harvard University)

Accomplishes what before now had seemed impossible: a faithful rendering that is simultaneously an original and gripping poem in its own right. -New York Times Book Review

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The Cure at Troy
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The Cure at Troy

Seamus Heaney

A version of Sophocles' Philoctetes that tells of the wounded hero marooned upon an island by the Greeks during the Siege of Troy. As the conflict comes to a climax, the Greeks begin to realise they cannot win the Trojan war...

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Northern Muse
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Northern Muse

Heaney Seamus / Montague John

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The School Bag
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The School Bag

Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes

A companion to The Rattle Bag, The School Bag is an engaging and authoritative selection for the classroom. Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes have chosen an eclectic range of poets read in today's schools, but also those poems that...

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The Burial at Thebes
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The Burial at Thebes

Seamus Heaney

Commissioned to mark the centenary of the Abbey Theatre in Dublin in 2004, The Burial at Thebes is Seamus Heaney's new verse translation of Sophocles' great tragedy, Antigone - whose eponymous heroine is one of the most sharply...

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Beowulf: An Illustrated Edition
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Beowulf: An Illustrated Edition

Seamus Heaney, John D. Niles

Seamus Heaney's best-selling ?Beowulf? is now wedded to more than one hundred glorious images.

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North
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North

Seamus Heaney

Here the Irish experience is refracted through images drawn from different parts of the Northern European experience, and the idea of the north allows the poet to contemplate the violence on his home ground in relation to memories...

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New Selected Poems 1988-2013
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New Selected Poems 1988-2013

Seamus Heaney

Shortly before his death in 2013, Seamus Heaney discussed with his publisher the prospect of a companion volume to his landmark New Selected Poems 1966-1987 aimed at presenting the second half of his career, 'from Seeing Things...

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Poet And The Piper
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Poet And The Piper

Heaney Seamus / O Flynn Liam

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District and Circle: Poems
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District and Circle: Poems

Seamus Heaney

Heaney's new collection of poetry maintains his trust in the implacableness of workaday realities and the mystery of everyday renewals.

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The Cure at Troy: A Version of Sophocles' Philoctetes
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The Cure at Troy: A Version of Sophocles' Philoctetes

Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney's version of Sophocles' Philoctetes dramatizes the conflict between personal integrity and political expediency and explores ways in which the victims of injustice can become as devoted to the contemplation of...

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Wintering Out
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Wintering Out

Seamus Heaney

'Seamus Heaney has gone beyond the themes of his earlier poetry and has made the giant step towards the most ambitious, most intractable themes of maturity.

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Electric Light
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Electric Light

Seamus Heaney

Electric Light travels widely in time and space, visiting the sites of the classical world, revisiting the poet's childhood: rural electrification and the light of ancient evenings are reconciled within the orbit of a single...

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Finders Keepers: Selected Prose 1971 - 2001
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Finders Keepers: Selected Prose 1971 - 2001

Seamus Heaney

A gathering of Seamus Heaney's prose of three decades. Whether autobiographical, topical or specifically literary, these essays and lectures circle the central preoccupying questions: How should a poet live and write? What is his...

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Station Island
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Station Island

Seamus Heaney

The long poem is preceded by a section of shorter lyrics and leads into a third group of poems in which the poet's voice is at one with the voice of the legendary mad King Sweeney. 'Surpasses even what one might reasonably...

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Field Work
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Field Work

Seamus Heaney

A collection of elegies and love poems, and a short sonnet sequence which concentrates on such themes as: the individual's responsibility for his own choices, the artist's commitment to his vocation, the vulnerability of all in...

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Human Chain
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Human Chain

Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney's new collection elicits continuities and solidarities, between husband and wife, child and parent, then and now, inside an intently remembered present - the stepping stones of the day, the weight and heft of what is...

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District and Circle
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District and Circle

Seamus Heaney

Including a number of prose poems and translations, this book offers resistance as the poet gathers his staying powers and stands his ground in the hiding places of love and excited language.

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Field Work: Poems
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Field Work: Poems

Seamus Heaney

At the centre of this collection, which includes groups of elegies and love poems, there is a short sonnet sequence that concentrates themes apparent elswehere in the book: individual responsibility for choices; the artist's...

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The Burial at Thebes: A Version of Sophocles' Antigone
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The Burial at Thebes: A Version of Sophocles' Antigone

Seamus Heaney, Sophocles

In this outstanding new translation, commissioned by Ireland's renowned Abbey Theatre to commemorate its centenary, Seamus Heaney exposes the darkness and the humanity in Sophocles' masterpiece, and inks it with his own modern and...

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Beowulf
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Beowulf

Seamus Heaney

New York Times bestseller and winner of the Costa Book Award.

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Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
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Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

Seamus Heaney

For use in schools and libraries only. The Nobel Prize-winning Irish poet presents a faithful, new translation of the Anglo-Saxon epic chronicling the heroic adventures of Beowulf, the Scandinavian warrior who saves his people...

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Seamus Heaney Box Set
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Seamus Heaney Box Set

Seamus Heaney

Features stories such as: Death of a Naturalist; Door into the Dark; Wintering Out; North; Field Work; Station Island; The Haw Lantern; Seeing Things; The Spirit Level; Electric Light; District and Circle; Human Chain; and...

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