Preoccupations, Selected Prose, 1968-1978

Heaney, Seamus

Published by Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1980
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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 since then he has published poetry, criticism and translations - including Beowulf (1999) - which have established him as one of the leading poets now at work. In 1995 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. District and Circle was awarded the T. S. Eliot Prize in 2006. Stepping Stones, a book of interviews conducted by Dennis O'Driscoll, appeared in 2008. In 2009 he received the David Cohen Prize for Literature. Human Chain was awarded the 2010 Forward Prize for Best Collection.

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Title: Preoccupations, Selected Prose, 1968-1978
Publisher: Farrar, Straus, Giroux
Publication Date: 1980
Binding: Hardcover
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