Human Chain (poetry collection)
Cover of British hardback edition
|Publisher||Faber and Faber (UK)
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (US)
|2 September 2010|
|ISBN||0-571-26922-2 (UK hardback)
ISBN 0-374-17351-6 (US hardback)
|Preceded by||District and Circle|
Human Chain (2010) is the twelfth and final poetry collection by Seamus Heaney, who received the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature. It won the Forward Poetry Prize Best Collection 2010 award, the Irish Times Poetry Now Award for 2011, and was shortlisted for the 2011 Griffin Poetry Prize. This was Heaney's second Poetry Now Award, having previously won in 2007 for District and Circle.
- "Had I not been awake"
- The Conway Stewart
- The Butts
- Chanson d'Aventure
- Human Chain
- A Mite-Box
- An Old Refrain
- The Wood Road
- The Baler
- Derry Derry Down
- A Herbal
- The Riverbank Field
- Route 110
- Death of a Painter
- Sweeney Out-takes
- Colum Cille Cecinit
- Hermit Songs
- "Lick the pencil"
- "The door was open and the house was dark"
- In the Attic
- A Kite for Aibhín
- Human Chain by Seamus Heaney, review by Colm Tóibín, The Guardian, 2010-08-21. Retrieved: 2010-08-23.
- Human Chain by Seamus Heaney, review by Kate Kellaway, The Observer, 2010-08-22. Retrieved: 2010-08-23.
- Seamus Heaney's book of resurrections, review by Eamon Grennan, Irish Times, 2010-08-28. Retrieved: 2010-08-31.
- 'A Portrait of the Artist as an Old Man', review by Luke Smith, Oxonian Review. Retrieved: 2011-04-09.
- Seamus Heaney on NobelPrize.org
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