Wintering Out

Wintering Out

by Seamus Heaney

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Overview

'Seamus Heaney has gone beyond the themes of his earlier poetry and has made the giant step towards the most ambitious, most intractable themes of maturity. The power of this book comes from a sense that he is reaching out towards a type of desolation and of isolation without which no imagination can be seen to have grown up.' Eavan Boland, Irish Times

'Keyed and pitched unlike any other significant poet at work in the language anywhere.' Harold Bloom, Times Literary Supplement

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780571262731
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Publication date: 04/21/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 80
Sales rank: 703,375
File size: 122 KB
Age Range: 5 - 7 Years

About the Author

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. His translation of Virgil's Aeneid Book VI was published posthumously in 2016 to critical acclaim.

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Wintering Out 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Review is sample - it contains only intro material. It would have been nice to read even one page poetry.