III.v.2. Manuscript and typescript drafts of 'The Testament of Cresseid',

2000.

Includes drafts dated 26 and 29 December 2000. On the verso of manuscript drafts are typescript drafts of his poems 'Arion', 'The Bereaved', 'Electric Light', and 'Glanmore Ecologue', and a letter to Heaney, dated 7 November 2000.

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Contributors: Henryson, Robert, 1430?-1506?
Format: MANUSCRIPT
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Notes:Heaney's 'The Testament of Cresseid, a retelling of Robert Henryson's poem' was published by the Enitharmon Press in 2004; 'The Testament of Cresseid & Seven Fables' was published by Faber and Faber in 2009.

Taken from a folder originally marked as 'Henryson' by Heaney.

Department of Manuscripts, National Library of Ireland. There are additional Seamus Heaney manuscripts held in the Department of Manuscripts (MS 41,932/1-3). This consists of manuscript and typescript drafts of the poem 'Sweeney Astray', with additional notes on early Irish poetry;

Physical description: 25 pages.

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Arrangement:Sub-fonds
Contained in: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
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III.v.2. Manuscript and typescript drafts of 'The Testament of Cresseid',

2000.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Includes drafts dated 26 and 29 December 2000. On the verso of manuscript drafts are typescript drafts of his poems 'Arion', 'The Bereaved', 'Electric Light', and 'Glanmore Ecologue', and a letter to Heaney, dated 7 November 2000.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:25 pages.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/222 (Manuscripts Reading Room)
Rights:Subject to the provisions of the Copyright Act 2000, the papers in this collection are in copyright. It is necessary to obtain the express permission of the copyright owner before reproducing any material from this collection.