New Selected Poems 1966–1987

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New Selected Poems 1966–1987
First edition
Author Seamus Heaney
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Publisher Faber and Faber
Publication date
Media type Print
Pages 245
ISBN 0-571-14372-5 (hardback)
ISBN 0-571-14372-5 (paperback)
OCLC 315574259
821/.914 20
LC Class PR6058.E2 A6 1990

New Selected Poems 1966–1987 is a poetry collection by Seamus Heaney, who received the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature. It was published in 1990 (see 1990 in poetry) by Faber and Faber. It includes selections from each of Heaney's seven first volumes of verse:

It also includes several prose poems from Heaney's limited volume Stations (1975), as well as excerpts from Sweeney Astray (1983), Heaney's verse translation of the Irish legend Buile Shuibhne. The collection includes poems such as "The Haw Lantern", "Mid-Term Break", "Follower" and "Clearances".