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The government of the tongue : selected prose, 1978-1987 / Seamus Heaney.

Author/Creator:
Heaney, Seamus.
Edition:
Noonday Press ed.
Publication:
New York : Noonday Press, 1990, c1988.
Series:
T.S. Eliot memorial lectures (London, England) ; 1986.
Format/Description:
Book
xxiii, 169 p. ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
English poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Poetry, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American poetry.
English poetry.
Poetry, Modern.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Summary:
In this volume of critical essays, Seamus Heaney scrutinizes the poetry of many masterful poets. Throughout the collection, Heaney's gifts as a wise and genial reader are exercised with characteristic exactness, and we are reminded, above all, of the essentially gratifying nature of poetry itself. --Publisher.
Notes:
"The second part ... consists of the T.S. Eliot Memorial Lectures, delivered in October 1986 at Eliot College, in the University of Kent."--P. ix.
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copies second printing, 1995.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copies 1 & 2)
Penn Chronology:
1990
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0374522200 :
9780374522209
OCLC:
23036764
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