Heaney talks about 'District and Circle'.
- Title District and Circle
- 1st Broadcast 07/04/2006
- ContributorMyles Dungan (Presenter)
- Clip Duration 00:05:30
- Material Type Audio
- Series title Rattlebag
- Clip title A Sense of Menace
- Extended description
Seamus Heaney talks to Myles Dungan about his 2006 collection 'District and Circle'. He describes the striking of an anvil in a blacksmith's forge to announce the new millennium and writing at a time when there is a sense of menace in the world.
‘Rattlebag’ was a radio arts programme presented by Myles Dungan. It was first broadcast on 5 June 2000 and went out every weekday afternoon, with repeats at night. It ended on 29 September 2006.
The accompanying image shows a detail from the cover of 'District and Circle' by Seamus Heaney. Image with kind permission of Faber and Faber Ltd.
- Local keywords Seamus Heaney, Poet, Poetry, Literature, District and Circle, Myles Dungan
- Geographical coverage Ireland
- Topic Arts and Culture
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ Radio One
- Production year 2006
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier 242760
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- Item type part/extract
- Item sound Mono
- Language used English (eng)
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