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Wintering Out by Seamus Heaney
The title of this book is Wintering Out and is written by author Seamus Heaney. The book Wintering Out is published by Faber & Faber. The ISBN of this book is 9780571101580 and the format is Paperback. The publisher has not provided a book description for Wintering Out by Seamus Heaney.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780571101580
(198mm x 130mm x 7mm)
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publish Date: 3-Jan-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Seamus Heaney
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A version of Sophocles' Philoctetes that tells of the wounded hero marooned upon an island by the Greeks during the Siege of Troy. As the conflict comes to a climax, the Greeks begin to realise they cannot win the Trojan war without Philoctetes' invincible bow, and turn back to seek his help.
Aeneid, Paperback (March 2017)
A translation of Book VI of the Aeneid, Virgil's epic poem composed sometime between 29 and 19 BC, that follows the hero, Aeneas, on his descent into the underworld.
Field Work, Paperback (February 2017)
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William Wordsworth, Hardback (May 2016)» View all books by Seamus Heaney
Features a contemporary poet who selects and introduces a poet of the past. By their choice of poems and by the personal and critical reactions they express in their prefaces, the authors offer insights into their own work as well as providing an accessible and passionate introduction to the most important poets in our literature.
US Kirkus Review » No bad poetry can hold a candle to bad Irish poetry, which is the feeling when the drinks and hangover are gone and all that's left is blarney. Here are little bits of sentiment-laden words (cairn, bog, "fisher's wives," Maighdean Mara) for those who remember the peaceful isle as it likes to think of itself, before the not-so-recent bloodshed, as it exists in perpetuity in this provincial assortment of '50's versemaking - replete with four-line stanzas in memory of another century, in which the wars - neither of them - ever happened. For this poet, national identity seems to be nothing more than a certain kind of quaint vocabulary - words whose meanings have largely passed out of common usage - a superficial tie to a culture whose love of words is so great that, alas! the authors tend not to care how they are used, so long as they are used at all. (Kirkus Reviews)
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Author Biography - Seamus Heaney
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 Level (1996) and Beowulf (1999). Stepping Stones, a book of interviews conducted by Dennis O'Driscoll, appeared in 2008; Human Chain, his last volume of poems, was awarded the 2010 Forward Prize for Best Collection. He died in 2013.
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