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I.i.1. Typescript drafts of poems, submitted by Seamus Heaney to the Belfast Group's poetry workshops ,

ca. 1963-1966.

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Summary:Worksheet I contains drafts of 'Boy Driving His Father To Confession', 'To A Wine Jar', 'On Hogarth's Engraving ''Pit Ticket For Royal Sport'', 'Synge on Aran', 'Blackberry Picking', 'Saint Francis And The Birds and 'At A Potato Digging'. Worksheet 2 contains drafts of 'Docker', 'An Advancement of Learning', 'Fisher, 'Amputation', 'National Trust' and 'A Cistercian Speaks'. Worksheet 3 contains drafts of 'Oh Brave New Bull', 'Mid-Term Break', 'A Pillar of the Community', 'MacKenna's Saturday Night', 'Turnkey's Observed', 'The Indomitable Irishry' and 'Obituary'. Worksheet 4 contains drafts of 'Taking Stock: 5/4/'64', 'Twice Shy', 'The Early Purges', 'In Glenelly Valley', 'Ex-Champ', 'The Evangelist' and 'Men's Confessions'. Worksheet 5 contains drafts of 'The Diviner', 'Gravities', 'Ancestral Photograph', 'For the Commander of ''The Eliza''', 'Personal Helicon', 'Girls Bathing, Galway 1965' and 'The Salmon Fisher to the Salmon'.
In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
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Notes:With some manuscript annotations in pencil and green ink.

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: 14 p.

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I.i.1. Typescript drafts of poems, submitted by Seamus Heaney to the Belfast Group's poetry workshops ,

ca. 1963-1966.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Worksheet I contains drafts of 'Boy Driving His Father To Confession', 'To A Wine Jar', 'On Hogarth's Engraving ''Pit Ticket For Royal Sport'', 'Synge on Aran', 'Blackberry Picking', 'Saint Francis And The Birds and 'At A Potato Digging'. Worksheet 2 contains drafts of 'Docker', 'An Advancement of Learning', 'Fisher, 'Amputation', 'National Trust' and 'A Cistercian Speaks'. Worksheet 3 contains drafts of 'Oh Brave New Bull', 'Mid-Term Break', 'A Pillar of the Community', 'MacKenna's Saturday Night', 'Turnkey's Observed', 'The Indomitable Irishry' and 'Obituary'. Worksheet 4 contains drafts of 'Taking Stock: 5/4/'64', 'Twice Shy', 'The Early Purges', 'In Glenelly Valley', 'Ex-Champ', 'The Evangelist' and 'Men's Confessions'. Worksheet 5 contains drafts of 'The Diviner', 'Gravities', 'Ancestral Photograph', 'For the Commander of ''The Eliza''', 'Personal Helicon', 'Girls Bathing, Galway 1965' and 'The Salmon Fisher to the Salmon'.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:14 p.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/1 (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.