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New Selected Poems 1988-2013 (Paperback)
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New Selected Poems 1988-2013 (Paperback)

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Paperback 240 Pages / Published: 15/10/2015
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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 prospect of a companion volume to his landmark New Selected Poems 1966-1987 aimed at presenting the second half of his career, 'from Seeing Things onwards', as he foresaw it. Although he was unable to complete a edition/selection, he left behind selections that have been followed here. New Selected Poems 1988-2013 reprints the author's chosen poems from his later years, beginning with his ground-breaking volume Seeing Things (1991), his two Whitbread Books of the Year, The Spirit Level (1996) and Beowulf (1999), and his multi-nominated, prize-winning volumes, Electric Light (2001), District and Circle (2006) and Human Chain (2010). The edition concludes with two posthumously published works.

“Simultaneously warm and chilling, as only great poetry can be.” - Guardian

Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571321728
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 275 g
Dimensions: 197 x 129 x 17 mm
Edition: Main

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