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.
Seamus Heaney received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1995. His most recent translations are Beowulf (2000) and Diary of One Who Vanished (2000). His most recent collection of poems is Opened Ground (1998).