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New Selected Poems 1988-2013

Paperback, 15/10/2015, £14.99
£13.49
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.

New and Selected Poems 1966-1987

Hardback, 06/11/2014, £18.99
£17.09
New and Selected Poems: 1966-1987.

Death of a Naturalist

Hardback, 21/01/2016, £12.99
£11.69
Featuring lyrical and descriptive powers, this book marked the auspicious debut of one of the century's finest poets.

Seamus Heaney

Paperback, 01/05/2010, £16.99
£15.29
In this second edition of his popular book on Heaney, Andrew Murphy charts the trajectory of Heaney's career as a poet and places his work within its various contexts.

District And Circle

Paperback, 05/10/2006, £10.99
£9.89
Starts 'in an age of bare hands and cast iron' and ends 'as the automatic lock/clunks shut' in the eerie conditions of a menaced twentieth-first century. This book includes a number of prose poems and translations. It offers resistance as the poet gathers his staying powers and stands his ground in the hiding places of love and excited language.

Human Chain

Paperback, 02/06/2011, £7.99
£7.19
A collection that 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 from hand to hand, and lifted and lowered.

District And Circle

Paperback, 03/11/2011, £9.99
£8.99
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.

Field Work: Faber Modern Classics

Paperback, 02/02/2017, £9.99
£8.99
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 best-loved poems, 'Oysters', 'Casualty', 'The Otter', 'The Strand at Lough Beg', and 'The Skunk'.

Aeneid: Book VI

Paperback, 02/03/2017, £9.99
£8.99
A translation of Book VI of the Aeneid, Virgil's epic poem composed sometime between 29 and 19 BC, that follows the hero, Aeneas, on his descent into the underworld.

Seamus Heaney Box Set

07/11/2013, £99.99
£70.00
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 Beowulf.

Aeneid Book VI

Hardback, 03/03/2016, £14.99
£13.49
In Stepping Stones, a book of interviews conducted by Dennis O'Driscoll, the author acknowledged the importance of the poem to his writing, noting that 'there's one Virgilian journey that has indeed been a constant presence, and that is Aeneas' venture into the underworld. In this book, he brings the ancient poem back to life.

Beowulf

Paperback, 01/03/2007, £12.99
£11.69
Composed between the seventh and tenth centuries, this work is the narrative of the adventures of Beowulf, a Scandinavian hero who saves the Danes from the seemingly invincible monster Grendel and, later, from Grendel's mother. It is about encountering the monstrous, defeating it, and living on in the exhausted aftermath.