Sweeney Astray

A Version from the Irish
Product Number: EB00183999
Released: Jan 13, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781466855809
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Sweeney Astray is Seamus Heaney's version of the medieval Irish work Buile Suibne. Its hero, Mad Sweeney, undergoes a series of purgatorial adventures after he is cursed by a saint and turned into a bird at the Battle of Moira. Heaney's translation not only restores to us a work of historical and literary importance but offers the genius of one of our greatest living poets to reinforce its claims on the reader of contemporary literature.

Author(s): Seamus Heaney
Genre: Poetry
Original Publish Date: Jan 13, 2014

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