Related Resources

Beowulf (circa 1910) — For a sense of how Heaney's translation differs from other possibilities, see this translation from about a century ago. Discussed in Ses #1.

The Pulley — This George Herbert poem is discussed in Ses #6.

Seamus Heaney's Nobel lecture, 1995

Derek Walcott's Nobel lecture, 1992 — Once you follow this link to the Nobel site, it's worth browsing; you'll find images of Walcott's paintings, articles, and video clips of interviews with and readings by the poet.