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New Selected Poems, 1966-87

by Seamus Heaney

eBooks of the Month Poetry

New Selected Poems, 1966-87 Synopsis

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).

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ISBN: 9780571143726
Publication date: 16/03/1990
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780571143726
Publication date: 16th March 1990
Author: Seamus Heaney
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 256 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Poetry,
Categories: Poetry by individual poets,

About Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney was born in 1939 in County Derry in Northern Ireland. He grew up in the country, on a farm, in touch with a traditional rural way of life, which he wrote about in his first book Death of a Naturalist (1966). Seamus Heaney began to write in 1962, publishing first in Irish magazines. During the early and mid-sixties, he was connected with a group of writers in Belfast that included Derek Mahon, Michael Longley and James Simmons. Philip Hobsbaum ran a poetry group during these years and the poets met regularly at his house until he moved to Glasgow in 1966. ...

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