Preoccupations: Selected Prose, 1968-1978


Selected Prose, 1968-1978

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ISBN10: 0374516502 ISBN13: 9780374516505 Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux Published: Oct 1 1981 Weight: 0.55lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 5.50" Depth: 0.75" Language: English

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Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney's first collection of prose, Preoccupations, begins with a vivid account of his early years on his father's farm in Northern Ireland and his coming of age as a student and teacher in Belfast. Subsequent essays include critical work on Gerard Manley Hopkins, William Wordsworth, John Keats, Robert Lowell, William Butler Yeats, John Montague, Patrick Kavanagh, Ted Hughes, Geoffrey Hill, and Philip Larkin.

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