Foreword Reviews

Seamus Heaney’s Regions

2014 INDIES Finalist
Finalist, History (Adult Nonfiction)

"In this study of Heaney's Northern Irish regionalism, Russell neatly traces the impact of the author's Ulster roots across his poetry, politics, culture, and spirituality. Russell delves into the political and cultural implications of a divided Ireland, noting that Heaney was an optimist—always imagining "a new region of Northern Ireland," healed and undivided. . . . A . . . magisterial work of literary criticism, Russell's volume stands as a valuable companion to Heaney's writing."—PW