The Spirit Level

Seamus Heaney

Whitbread Book of the Year, 1996

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9780571250783
Date Published
19.02.2009
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Summary

‘An irresistibly coherent book which celebrates the rising and the raising of the human spirit.’ Michael Hofmann, The Times

‘If any poetry written today can have this ‘redemptive effect’ – as Heaney in his critical writing has begun to claim it can – then this is it.’ Mick Imlah, Independent on Sunday

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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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