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  • The Haw Lanternby Seamus Heaney

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 8.99

    This collection of thirty-one poems is Seamus Heaney's first since Station Island. The Haw Lantern is a magnificent book that further extends the range of a poet who has always put his trust in the possibilities of the language. more...

  • Human Chainby Seamus Heaney

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 13.99

    A Boston Globe Best Poetry Book of 2011 Winner of the 2011 Griffin Poetry Prize Winner of the 2011 Poetry Now Award 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... more...

  • Northby Seamus Heaney

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 14.99

    With this collection, first published in 1975, Heaney located a myth which allowed him to articulate a vision of Ireland--its people, history, and landscape--and which gave his poems direction, cohesion, and cumulative power. In North , the Irish experience is refracted through images drawn from different parts of the Northern European experience,... more...

  • Poems, 1965-1975by Seamus Heaney

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 16.99

    This volume gathers nearly all of the poems from Heaney's first four collections: Death of a Naturalist (1966), Door into the Dark (1969), Wintering Out (1972), and North (1975). more...

  • Seeing Thingsby Seamus Heaney

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 14.99

    Seeing Things (1991), as Edward Hirsch wrote in The New York Times Book Review , "is a book of thresholds and crossings, of losses balanced by marvels, of casting and gathering and the hushed, contrary air between water and sky, earth and heaven." Along with translations from the Aeneid and the Inferno , this book offers several poems about... more...

  • The Spirit Levelby Seamus Heaney

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 13.99

    In The Spirit Level , as ever with Seamus 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 concerns, which inevitably include the political situation in his native Northern Ireland, in a poetry that never ceases... more...

  • Station Islandby Seamus Heaney

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 14.99

    The title poem of this collection, set on an Irish island, tells of a pilgrim on an inner journey that leads him back into the world that formed him, and then forward to face the crises of the present. Writing in The Washington Post Book World, Hugh Kenner called this narrative sequence "as fine a long poem as we've had in fifty years." more...

  • Sweeney Astrayby Seamus Heaney

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 12.99

    Sweeney Astray is Seamus Heaney's version of the medieval Irish work Buile Suibne. Its hero, Mad Sweeney, undergoes a series of purgatorial adventures after he is cursed by a saint and turned into a bird at the Battle of Moira. Heaney's translation not only restores to us a work of historical and literary importance but offers the genius of one... more...

  • Travellersby George Mackay Brown

    John Murray 2014; US$ 7.99

    These unknown and sometimes unexpected poems by the Orcadian master have all his characteristic simplicity and power. In these poems readers will find new ideas previously unexplored, but they will also find those qualities that made George Mackay Brown different from anyone else. more...

  • Following A Larkby George Mackay Brown

    John Murray 2014; US$ 3.99

    A country boy creeps unwillingly to school on a lark-filled summer morning. Norse crusaders, preparing to sail on Earl Rognvald's crusade in 1151 break into the burial chamber at Maeshowe seeking treasure, and cut runes in its massive stones. And the famous Iceland poet Thorbjorn leaves his farm to join the group of poets whose lyrics stud like gems... more...