Selected Poems 1988 2013

This volume encapsulates the finest work from Seeing Things (1991) with its lines of loss and revelation; The Spirit Level (1996) where we experience "the poem as ploughshare that turns time / Up and over."; the landmark translation of ...

Selected Poems 1988 2013

A new edition of the later selected work of a Nobel Prize-winning poet Often considered to be "the greatest poet of our age" (The Guardian), Seamus Heaney was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1995 "for works of lyrical beauty and ethical depth, which exalt everyday miracles and the living past." He saw poetry as a vocation and credited it with "the power to persuade the vulnerable part of our consciousness of its rightness in spite of the evidence of wrongness all around it, the power to remind us that we are hunters and gatherers of values." Paul Muldoon wrote that Heaney was "the only poet I can think of who was recognized worldwide as having moral as well as literary authority." Shortly before his death in 2013, Seamus Heaney began to compile Selected Poems 1988–2013, and although he was unable to complete the project, his choices have been followed here. This volume encapsulates the finest work from Seeing Things (1991) with its lines of loss and revelation; The Spirit Level (1996) where we experience "the poem as ploughshare that turns time / Up and over."; the landmark translation of Beowulf (1999); Electric Light (2001), a book of origins and oracles; and his final collections, District and Circle (2006) and Human Chain (2010), which limn the interconnectedness of being, our lifelines to our inherited past.

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Selected Poems 1988-2013
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Seamus Heaney
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-18 - Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A new edition of the later selected work of a Nobel Prize-winning poet Often considered to be "the greatest poet of our age" (The Guardian), Seamus Heaney was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1995 "for works of lyrical beauty and ethical depth, which exalt everyday miracles and the
New Selected Poems 1988-2013
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Seamus Heaney
Categories: English poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-06 - Publisher:

'New Selected Poems 1988-2013' provides an unrivalled account of a period of work that was crowned by the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1995. Together with its earlier, sibling volume, it completes the arc of a remarkable career...Shortly before his death in 2013, Seamus Heaney discussed with his publisher the
New Selected Poems 1988-2013
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Seamus Heaney
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-04 - Publisher: Faber & Faber

New Selected Poems 1988-2013 provides an unrivalled account of a period of work that was crowned by the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1995. Together with its earlier, sibling volume, it completes the arc of a remarkable career. Shortly before his death in 2013, Seamus Heaney discussed with his publisher
Seamus Heaney
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Richard Rankin Russell
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-13 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

The first detailed introduction to the entirety of Seamus Heaneys workThis study will enable readers to gain clearer understanding of the life and major works of Seamus Heaney. It considers literary influences on Heaney, ranging from English poets such as Wordsworth, Hughes, and Auden to Irish poets such as Kavanagh
New Selected Poems, 1966-1987
Language: en
Pages: 245
Authors: Seamus Heaney
Categories: English poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher: London ; Boston : Faber and Faber

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