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Wintering Out

Seamus Heaney

Wintering Out is Seamus Heaney’s third collection of poetry: ‘Keyed and pitched unlike any other significant poet at work in the language anywhere.’ Harold Bloom, Times Literary Supplement

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Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571101580
Date Published
02.01.2002
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Summary

‘Seamus Heaney has gone beyond the themes of his earlier poetry and has made the giant step towards the most ambitious, most intractable themes of maturity. The power of this book comes from a sense that he is reaching out towards a type of desolation and of isolation without which no imagination can be seen to have grown up.’ Eavan Boland, Irish Times

‘Keyed and pitched unlike any other significant poet at work in the language anywhere.’ Harold Bloom, Times Literary Supplement

SeamusHeaney

Seamus Heaney was born in County Derry in Northern Ireland. Death of a Naturalist, his first collection of poems, appeared in 1966, and was followed by poetry, criticism and translations which established him as the leading poet of his generation. In 1995 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, and twice won the Whitbread Book of the Year, for The Spirit…

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