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Opened Ground Selected Poems 1966-1996 - 98 edition

Opened Ground Selected Poems 1966-1996 (ISBN10: 0374526788; ISBN13: 9780374526788)
ISBN13: 978-0374526788
ISBN10: 0374526788

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ISBN13: 978-0374235178
ISBN10: 0374235171

Summary: As selected by the author, Opened Ground includes the essential work from Heaney's twelve previous books of poetry, as well as new sequences drawn from two of his landmark translations, The Cure at Troy and Sweeney Astray, and several previously uncollected poems. Heaney's voice is like no other--"by turns mythological and journalistic, rural and sophisticated, reminiscent and impatient, stern and yielding, curt and expansive" (Helen Vendler, The New Yorker ...show more)--and this is a one-volume testament to the musicality and precision of that voice. The book closes with Heaney's Nobel Lecture: "Crediting Poetry."
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Edition/Copyright: 98
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Inc.
Published: 10/25/1999
International: No

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OPEN GROUND includes the essential poems from Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney's twelve previous volumes of poetry, as well as new sequences drawn from The Cure at Troy (Heaney's version of Sophocles' Ph ...show moreiloctetes) and Sweeney Astray (an adaptation of the medieval Irish poem Buile Suibhne) and a number of previously uncollected poems. It closes with the poet's Nobel Lecture, "Crediting Poetry," since, as he explains,"the ground covered in the lecture is ground originally opened by the poems which here precede it." Index of Titles; Index of First Lines. 444p. ...show less
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