SWEENEY ASTRAY: A Version from the Irish. by Heaney, Seamus.

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SWEENEY ASTRAY: A Version from the Irish.

Edition: First US printing.

New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1984) dj. Hardcover first edition - Sweeney's version of the medieval Irish work "Buile Suibhne," the first complete translation since 1913. The character of the Mad King recurs in Irish writing, notably in Flann O'Brien's novel "At Swim Two Birds.' In 1995, Sweeney was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Introduction. [12], 85 pp. ISBN: 0-374-272212.

Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

Book ID: 80293
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