Books - A brief bibliography

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Poetry Collections

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Death of a Naturalist

Faber and Faber 1965

 

 

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Door into the Dark

Faber and Faber 1969

 

 

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Wintering Out

Faber and Faber 1972

 

 

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North

Faber and Faber 1975

 

 

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Field Work

Faber and Faber 1979

 

 

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Station Island

Faber and Faber 1984

 

 

 

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The Haw Lantern

Faber and Faber 1987

 

 

 

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Seeing Things

Faber and Faber 1991

 

 

 

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The Spirit Level

Faber and Faber 1996

 

 

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Electric Light

Faber and Faber 2001

 



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District and Circle

Faber and Faber 2006

 

 


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Human Chain

Faber and Faber 2010

 

 

Translations


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Sweeney Astray

Faber and Faber 1983

 

 

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The Cure at Troy

Faber and Faber 1990

 

 

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The Midnight Verdict

Gallery Press 1993

 

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Laments by Jan Kochanowski

Faber and Faber 1996

 

 

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Beowulf

Faber and Faber 1999

 


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The Testament of Cresseid and Seven Fables (Robert Henryson)

Faber and Faber 2009

 

 

Selections

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New Selected Poems 1966-1987

Faber and Faber 1990

 

 

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Opened Ground: Poems 1966-1996

 

 

 

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Finders Keepers: Selected Prose 1971-2001

Faber and Faber 2002

 

 

Criticism

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Preoccupations: Selected Prose, 1968-78

Faber and Faber 1980

 

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The Government of the Tongue

Faber and Faber 1988

 

 

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The Redress of Poetry

Faber and Faber 1995

 

 

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Crediting Poetry

Gallery Press 1995

 

 

Biography

Stepping Stones
Stepping Stones

(Interviews with Seamus Heaney)

Dennis O'Driscoll

Faber and Faber 2008

 

 

 

 

As Editor

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The Rattle Bag (Edited with Ted Hughes)

Faber and Faber 1982

 

 

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The School Bag (Edited with Ted Hughes)

Faber and Faber 1997