Wintering Out (1972)
Book ID: 59373
Wintering Out. London: Faber & Faber, 1972. First Edition. (precedes hard back) Pp, 80. Publisher’s blue, grey, black and white stiff wrappers. Very light scuffing to wrappers, contents in fine bright condition.
Heaney’s third collection and a pivotal work in his poetical development.
Having spent a year as guest lecturer at Berkeley, California, this collection reflects a broadening of the author’s landscapes, at a time of the deteriorating political situation in Northern Ireland, and coinciding with his move of residence from Ulster to the Republic.
This wrappers edition preceded the hardback edition.
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