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  • Paperback: 80 pages
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber; Main edition (8 May 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0571114334
  • ISBN-13: 978-0571114337
  • Product Dimensions: 13.1 x 0.6 x 19.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars 11 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 67,818 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Field Work by Seamus Heaney is further affirmation of the Nobel Prize-winning Irish poet's pre-eminence in both the depth and immediacy that poetry is able to offer: 'I ate the day / Deliberately, that its tang / Might quicken me all into verb, pure verb.'

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At the centre of this collection, which includes groups of elegies and love poems, there is a short sonnet sequence that concentrates themes apparent elswehere in the book: individual responsibility for choices; the artist's commitment to his vocation; the vulnerability of all in the face of death.

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