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Haw Lantern

Hardback, 05/09/2019, £10.00
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 mother--joined by meditations on the conscience of the writer and exercises in an allegorical vein.ical vein.

100 Poems

Hardback, 28/06/2018, £10.99
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 returned to, resulting in an intimate gathering of poems chosen and introduced by the Heaney family.

Opened Ground

Paperback, 07/09/1998, £18.99
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.


Paperback, 02/10/2000, £10.99
Composed towards the end of the first millennium of our era, the Anglo-Saxon poem "Beowulf" is a Northern epic and a classic of European literature. In this new translation, Seamus Heaney has produced a work that is true, line by line, to the original poem.

Death of a Naturalist

Paperback, 06/04/2006, £10.99
Reissues Seamus Heaney's collection, which on its appearance in 1966 won the Cholmondeley Award, the E C Gregory Award, the Somerset Maugham Award, and the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize.

Burial at Thebes

Paperback, 17/03/2005, £10.99
Commissioned to mark the centenary of the Abbey Theatre in Dublin in 2004, this book represents opposing voices as they enact the ancient conflict between family and state in a time of crisis, pitching the morality of private allegiance against that of public service.

New Selected Poems 1988-2013

Hardback, 06/11/2014, £18.99
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 onwards', as he foresaw it. This title reprints the author's chosen poems from his later years.

District And Circle

Paperback, 05/10/2006, £10.99
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.

District And Circle

Paperback, 03/11/2011, £9.99
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

Paperback, 10/01/1998, £10.99
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 the face of circumstance and death.

Field Work: Faber Modern Classics

Paperback, 02/02/2017, £9.99
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'.

Seamus Heaney Box Set

07/11/2013, £99.99
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.