Electric Light

Electric Light

A powerful new collection by the bestselling translator of Beowulf.

In the finland of perch, the fenland of alder, on air

That is water, on carpets of Bann stream, on hold

In the everything flows and steady go of the world.

--from "Perch"

Seamus Heaney's new collection travels widely in time and space, visiting the sites of the classical world and revisiting the poet's childhood: rural electrification and the light of ancient evenings are reconciled within the orbit of… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 13, 2014)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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