Seamus Heaney’s “Seeing Things”: Poems & Interviews

Here are two episodes from July of 2021, featuring readings from Seamus Heaney’s 1991 book, Seeing Things, and interviews with Heaney on the writing of the book.

Seamus Heaney: 13 Poems from "Seeing Things" Human Voices Wake Us

  • 11 poems from the sequence called “Squarings”: #2, #8, #15, #25, #27, #31, #32, #40, #42, #45, #46
  • Seeing Things
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Seamus Heaney: On "Seeing Things" Human Voices Wake Us

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