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Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney (1939—2013) was an Irish poet, playwright, translator, lecturer and recipient of the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature. Born at Mossbawn farmhouse between Castledawson and Toomebridge, County Derry, he resided in Dublin until his death.

Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney (1939—2013) was an Irish poet, playwright, translator, lecturer and recipient of the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature. Born at Mossbawn farmhouse between Castledawson and Toomebridge, County Derry, he resided in Dublin until his death.

Awards

Winner — Costa Book Award, 1999

Books by Seamus Heaney

  • 9780393320978 72

    Beowulf

    Seamus Heaney

    Bilingual Edition, Paperback, 2001

    New York Times bestseller and winner of the Costa Book Award.
  • 9780393330106 72

    Beowulf: An Illustrated Edition

    Seamus Heaney, John D. Niles

    Paperback, 2007

    Seamus Heaney's best-selling ?Beowulf? is now wedded to more than one hundred glorious images.
  • 9780393938371 72

    Beowulf: A Verse Translation

    Seamus Heaney, Daniel Donoghue

    Second Edition, Paperback, 2019

    “Accomplishes what before now had seemed impossible: a faithful rendering that is simultaneously an original and gripping poem in its own right.” —New York Times Book Review
  • 9780393069754 72

    Beowulf

    Seamus Heaney

    Bilingual Edition, E Book, 2001

    New York Times bestseller and winner of the Costa Book Award.
  • Beowulf: A Verse Translation

    Seamus Heaney, Daniel Donoghue

    Second Edition, E Book, 2021

  • 9780393342413 72

    The Word Exchange: Anglo-Saxon Poems in Translation

    Greg Delanty, Michael Matto, Seamus Heaney

    Paperback, 2012

    "A book the many fans of Heaney's Beowulf might take home and dip into, almost at random, for years." —Publishers Weekly
  • 9780393079012 72

    The Word Exchange: Anglo-Saxon Poems in Translation

    Greg Delanty, Michael Matto, Seamus Heaney

    Hardback, 2011

    The dazzling variety of Anglo-Saxon poetry brought to life by an all-star cast of contemporary poets in an authoritative bilingual edition.