At the centre of this collection, which includes groups of elegies and love poems, there is a short sonnet sequence which concentrates themes apparent elsewhere in the book:

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.

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ISBN/EAN 9780571114337
Author Seamus Heaney
Publisher Faber & Faber
Publication date 20 Jan 2005
Format Paperback
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Field Work

Seamus Heaney
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’Throughout the volume Heaney’s outstanding gifts, his eye, his ear, his understanding of the poetic language are on display - this is a book we cannot do without.’ Martin Dodsworth, Guardian

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