Electric Light. Signed Copy (2001)
Author: Seamus Heaney
Book ID: 66864
Electric Light. London: Faber, 2001. Pp, 81. First Edition, First Impression. Black paper boards, title lettered in silver to spine, in publisher’s red dust jacket printed in green and white. A fine copy.
Signed by the Heaney on title-page.
Heaney’s eleventh poetry collection, exploring the themes of childhood, nature and friendship.
Part one presents translations and adaptations, occasional and celebratory poems, and verse about travel in the Gaeltacht, the Balkans and Greece. Part two of the collection consists of elegies for poets (Ted Hughes, Joseph Brodsky, and Zbigniew Herbert), and Heaney’s relatives and friends.