2004 · San Francisco
Her essay describes Irish poet Seamus Heaney's (1939-2013) work and his alternating visions of disillusionment and hope for the world, present in his life and work. Heaney, recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1995, has been described as "the most important Irish poet since Yeats" (Robert Lowell, per Wiki); upon his death in 2013, "The Independent" spoke of him as "probably the best-known poet in the world".
___DESCRIPTION: Light grey paper wraps, stitched in white along the spine, with black lettering on the front cover, fore- and bottom edges uncut; quarto size (10.25" by 7"), pagination: [1-2] 3-20, one of 400 copies.
___CONDITION: Just about fine; the covers clean, the corners straight, the binding tight, the interior clean and bright, and free of prior owner markings; a few spots of light creasing to the rear wrap, else fine.
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