The Great Hunger. A Poem (1966)
Book ID: 63973
The Great Hunger. A Poem. London: MacGibbon & Kee, 1966. First Edition Thus. Pp, 24. Pale green wrappers printed in brown, body of text loosely inserted into wrappers as issued. A near fine copy, with a trifle toning to wrappers.
Publisher’s Review Slips loosely inserted.
First published in a limited edition by the Cuala Press in 1942, this is the first general trade edition to be separately published.
The poem is regarded as the Kavanagh’s greatest creative work. It is fashioned from his own personal observations of how life on the land could restrict human development.
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