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Seamus Heaney.

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Author: Heaney, Seamus
Other Names: Krupat, Cynthia,
Published: New York, New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 1985.
Topics: Kings and rulers - Poetry. | Blessing and cursing - Poetry. | Nomads - Poetry. | Tales - Ireland - Adaptations. | Magh Rath, Battle of, Ireland, 637 - Poetry. | Irish poetry - Male authors - 20th century. | English poetry - Irish authors - 20th century. | Suibhne Geilt - Poetry.
Regions: Ireland - History - To 1172 - Legends - Poetry. | Ulster (Northern Ireland and Ireland) - Poetry. | Ireland. | Ireland - Ulster.
Genres: Adaptations. | History. | Poetry. | Poetry. | Adaptations. | Poems - New York (State) - New York - 1985.
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Author: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Physical Description: 85 pages ; 23 cm
ISBN: 0946755035
0374518947 (pbk.)
9780374518943 (pbk.)
Language Note: Text in English, translated from the Irish Gaelic.
Copyright: ©1983.
Notes: "Sweeney Astray is Seamus Heaney's version of the medieval Irish work 'Buile Suibhne"-the first complete translation since 1913. Its hero, Mad Sweeney, undergoes a series of purgatorial adventures after he is cursed by a saint and exiled to the trees at the Battle of Moira."
Title vignette; copyright, publication, manufacture, and design statements from title verso.
"First published in 1983 by Field Day Theatre Company Limited, Derry"--title verso.
Subject: Magh Rath, Battle of (Ireland : 637)
Other Names: Krupat, Cynthia, designer.
Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, publisher.

More Details for: Sweeney astray : a version from the Iris