Wintering Out. Second Issue (1973)

Author: Seamus Heaney

Book ID: 66832

Price: 150.00

Wintering Out. London: Faber & Faber, 1972. Second Issue. Pp, 80. Publisher’s blue, grey, black and white stiff wrappers. A fine bright copy.

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.

The first edition (1972) was also printed in wrappers & preceded the hardback issued in 1973.

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