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The Haw Lantern

The Haw Lantern

Poems

Seamus Heaney

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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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.

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“Intimate, tender, erotic. Mr. Heaney is a poet of exclusion; he knows just what to leave out in order to let the reader in.” —The New York Times Book Reivew

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About the author

Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1995. His translations include Beowulf and Diary of One Who Vanished. His collections of poems include Death of a Naturalist and Opened Ground.

Seamus Heaney

Photograph by John Minihan. Copyright of University College Cork.

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