At a glance:
- Author: Seamus Heaney
- First Published: 2006
- Type of Work: Poetry
- Genres: Poetry, Lyric poetry
- Subjects: Children, Memory, Nature, Emotions, Life and death, Ireland or Irish people
Seamus Heaney’s District and Circle consists primarily of lyric verse composed in a variety of forms. Most notably, Heaney returns to and elaborates upon many themes that have remained central to his poetic vision. Some poems in this volume—including “Anahorish 1944,” “The Tollund Man In Springtime,” and “The Blackbird of Glanmore”—directly reference earlier works. Other poems in District and Circle contain more subtle resonances with earlier poems. District and Circle’s “The Harrow-Pin,” with the lines “Horses’...
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