Sweeney Astray: A Version from the Irish

Sweeney Astray: A Version from the Irish

Seamus Heaney


Sweeney off track is Seamus Heaney's model of the medieval Irish paintings Buile Suibne. Its right here, Mad Sweeney, undergoes a sequence of purgatorial adventures after he's cursed by means of a saint and become a poultry on the conflict of Moira. Heaney's translation not just restores to us a piece of historic and literary value yet deals the genius of 1 of our best residing poets to augment its claims at the reader of up to date literature.

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