Sweeney's Flight

Sweeney's Flight Seamus Heaney Rachel Giese Brown
  • Title: Sweeney's Flight
  • Author: Seamus Heaney Rachel Giese Brown
  • ISBN: 9780374272197
  • Page: 250
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Sweeney's Flight Seamus Heaney Rachel Giese Brown Sweeney s Flight Thirty four exceptional photographs by Giese of Northern Ireland which Heaney has matched with extracts and quotations from Sweeney Astray revised especialy for this book Heaney has written a prefac
    Thirty four exceptional photographs by Giese of Northern Ireland, which Heaney has matched with extracts and quotations from Sweeney Astray, revised especialy for this book Heaney has written a preface to this joint work, and the second half contains the complete revised poem.
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    About Seamus Heaney Rachel Giese Brown


    1. Seamus Justin Heaney was an Irish poet, writer and lecturer from County Derry, Ireland He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1995, for works of lyrical beauty and ethical depth, which exalt everyday miracles and the living past Heaney on.


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    1. The christianised version that was written down by monks obviously tells the story from that point of view However, if read from the pre christian Celtic perspective, Suibhne was the last of the chieftains to hold out against forced conversion , and as a last resort, escaped this fate, at the battle of Mag Rath Moira , by shape shifting to become a bird, the highest and most difficult of shamanistic skills.The nature poetry in this narrative poem is lyrical, spare bittersweet Suibhne, not surpri [...]

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    2. This book pairs sections of Heaney s translation of Buile Suibhne Sweeney Astray with black and white photographs of Donegal by Rachel Giese now Rachel Brown Poetry and black and white photography share a special connection in my head I don t know when the link formed, but I know that each art s interest in compression and precision raises the hairs on the back of my neck Each art, done correctly, results in something akin to religious ecstasy For someone with a fractured belief system like mine [...]

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