The Singer's House Summary
Seamus Heaney

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The Singer's House Summary

Seamus Heaney's poem, "The Singer's House" was first published in his 1979 volume of poetry, Field Work, which was published in both England and America that year. The volume marked a departure from Heaney's earlier poetry volumes, most of which had addressed the modern conflict between Protestants and Catholics in Northern Ireland— often referred to as the Troubles—in an indirect way. However, many of the poems in the new volume, which were written during...

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