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New Selected Poems 1966-1987

Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney’s New Selected Poems 1966-1987 is an unmissable collection of poetry from the hugely important and well-loved winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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£14.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571143726
Date Published
04.03.2002
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Summary

This volume contains a selection of work from each of Seamus Heaney’s published books of poetry up to and including the Whitbread prize-winning collection, The Haw Lantern (1987).

‘His is ‘close-up’ poetry – close up to thought, to the world, to the emotions. Few writers at work today, in verse or fiction, can give the sense of rich, fecund, lived life that Heaney does.’ John Banville

‘More than any other poet since Wordsworth he can make us understand that the outside world is not outside, but what we are made of.’ John Carey

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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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