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  • The Haw Lanternby Seamus Heaney

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 6.79

    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$ 11.05

    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 is passed... more...

  • Northby Seamus Heaney

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 6.79

    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...

  • Opened Groundby Seamus Heaney

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 13.30

    As selected by the author, Opened Ground includes the essential work from Heaney's twelve previous books of poetry, as well as new sequences drawn from two of his landmark translations, The Cure at Troy and Sweeney Astray , and several previously uncollected poems. Heaney's voice is like no other--"by turns mythological and journalistic, rural... more...

  • Poems, 1965-1975by Seamus Heaney

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 11.20

    Poems, 1965-1975 gathers nearly all of the poems from Seamus Heaney's first four collections: Death of a Naturalist (1966), Door into the Dark (1969), Wintering Out (1972), and North (1975). more...

  • Preoccupationsby Seamus Heaney

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 6.79

    Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney's first collection of prose, Preoccupations , begins with a vivid account of his early years on his father's farm in Northern Ireland and his coming of age as a student and teacher in Belfast. Subsequent essays include critical work on Gerard Manley Hopkins, William Wordsworth, John Keats, Robert Lowell, William Butler... more...

  • The Redress of Poetryby Seamus Heaney

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 6.79

    Heaney's ten lectures as Professor of Poetry at Oxford, collected here in The Redress of Poetry , explore the poetry of a wide range of writers, from Christopher Marlowe to John Clare to Oscar Wilde. Whether he concentrates on moments in the works under discussion, or is concerned to advance his general subject, Heaney's insight and eloquence are... more...

  • Seeing Thingsby Seamus Heaney

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 6.79

    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...

  • Selected Poems 1966-1987by Seamus Heaney

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 11.20

    "Between my fingers and my thumb The squat pen rests. I'll dig with it." Selected Poems 1966-1987 assembles the groundbreaking work of the first half of Seamus Heaney's extraordinary career. This edition, arranged by the author himself, includes the seminal early poetry that struck readers with the force of revelation and heralded the arrival of... more...

  • The Spirit Levelby Seamus Heaney

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 6.79

    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...