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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.

Human Chain

Paperback, 02/06/2011, £10.99
Elicits continuities and solidarities, between husband and wife, child and parent, inside an intently remembered present - the stepping stones of the day, the weight and heft of what is passed from hand to hand, lifted and lowered. This title broaches larger questions of transmission, as lifelines to the inherited past.

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.

Beowulf

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.

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.

New Selected Poems 1988-2013

Paperback, 15/10/2015, £14.99
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.

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: 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.

Aeneid Book VI

Hardback, 03/03/2016, £14.99
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.