Austin Clarke Remembered. Limited Edition of 10 Copies (1996)
Author: Dardis Clarke (Editor)
Book ID: 61853
Austin Clarke Remembered. Essays Poems and Reminiscences to Mark the Centenary of his Birth. With an Introduction by Seamus Heaney. Dublin: Bridge Press, 1996. Black paper boards, title lettered in gilt to spine, in pictorial dust jacket. Housed in publisher’s cream cardboard slipcase with title to spine. A fine copy.
One of only 10 Numbered Copies, Signed by Seamus Heaney & Dardis Clarke.
There were also 200 Hardbound copies and 400 paperback copies printed.
Edited by the poet’s son Dardis Clarke, contributors include: Seamus Heaney (his translation of ‘The Yellow Bittern’), John Montague, Michael Hartnett; Derek Mahon, Thomas Kinsella, Brendan Kennelly, etc. Austin Clarke was one of the leading Irish poets of the generation after W. B. Yeats. He also wrote plays, novels and memoirs.