Poems by SEAMUS HEANEYPoems by SEAMUS HEANEY

Poems

bySEAMUS HEANEY

Paperback | January 1, 1984

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This volume gathers nearly all of the poems from Heaney's first four collections: "Death of a Naturalist" (1966), "Door into the Dark" (1969), "Wintering Out" (1972), and "North" (1975).
Seamus Heaney, the eldest of nine children of Margaret and Patrick Heaney, was born on April 13, 1939, at the family farm in Mossbawn, Ireland. Heaney received a degree in English from Queen's College in Belfast in 1961. After earning his teacher's certificate in English from St. Joseph's College in Belfast the following year, Heaney t...
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Title:PoemsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:228 pages, 8.3 × 5.5 × 0.64 inShipping dimensions:8.3 × 5.5 × 0.64 inPublished:January 1, 1984Publisher:Farrar, Straus And GirouxLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0374516529

ISBN - 13:9780374516529

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"Heaney is keyed and pitched unlike any significant poet now at work in the language, anywhere."--Harold Bloom, "The Times Literary Supplement" "In 1938, not a moment too soon, W. B. Yeats abmonished his colleagues: 'Irish poets, learn your trade.' Seamus Heaney, born the following year, has learned his trade so well that it is now a second nature wonderfully responsive to his first."--Denis Donoghue, "The New York Times Book Review" (front page) "His is the most striking talent to come out of Ireland since that of the late Patrick Kavanagh."--Stephen Spender "Heaney has all the primary gifts of a poet, and they are gifts put at the service of a constant meditation on primary themes, on nature and history and moral choice."--John Gross, "The New York Times"