Preoccupations: Selected Prose 1968 - 1978

Preoccupations: Selected Prose 1968 - 1978

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  • UK First Edition, First Printing
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Released January 1, 1980

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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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Small stain to the edge of the page block. In a very good price-clipped dust jacket, with wear to the corners and several chips along the edges. Circular glass/mug on the back of the jacket.


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Book Condition & Notes

Small stain to the edge of the page block. In a very good price-clipped dust jacket, with wear to the corners and several chips along the edges. Circular glass/mug on the back of the jacket.


Professionally Packed

All of our books that a have dust wrapper are covered in clear protective, removable film and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition.


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