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Sweeney astray : a version from the Irish

Author: Seamus Heaney
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1984, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Seamus Heaney's version of the medieval Irish work Buile Suibne. 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.
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Genre/Form: Irish poetry
Authors' presentation copies (Provenance)
Adaptations
History
Poetry
Named Person: Suibhne Geilt; Suibhne Geilt.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Seamus Heaney
ISBN: 0374272212 9780374272210 0374518947 9780374518943
OCLC Number: 10348927
Notes: "This version of Buile Suibhne is based on J.G. O'Keeffe's bilingual edition, which was published by the Irish Texts Society in 1913"--Introduction.
Description: 85 pages ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Buile Suibhne Geilt.
Responsibility: by Seamus Heaney.
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Seamus Heaney's version of the medieval Irish work Buile Suibne. 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.

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