I.ii.1. Manuscript and annotated typescript drafts of poems many of which were collected in 'Death of a Naturalist',

[n.d.]

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Summary:Contains drafts of the title, dedication, acknowledgements pages of 'Death of a Naturalist' and the author biographical note. Also includes drafts of 'Poor Woman In A City Church', 'Turkeys Observed', 'Lighting the Lamp', 'A Pillar of the Community', 'Saint Francis and the Birds', 'Men's Confessions', 'MacKenna's Saturday Night', 'Ancestral Photograph', 'An Advancement of Learning', 'The Folk Singers', 'Thistle', 'Storm on the Island', 'The Early Purges', 'Poem', 'Gravities', 'Forge', 'Twice Shy', 'Trout', 'Dawn Shoot', 'Lovers on Aran', 'Synge on Aran', 'Cow in Calf', 'The Barn', 'Waterfall', 'Churning Day', 'Personal Helicon' (alternatively titled 'An Apprenticeship' in file), 'Lint Water' (with a typescript draft of 'Follower' on the verso), 'Docker' and 'Digging'.
In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
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Notes:Taken from a file originally marked by Heaney as 'Death of Naturalist'.

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: 67 pp.

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I.ii.1. Manuscript and annotated typescript drafts of poems many of which were collected in 'Death of a Naturalist',

[n.d.]
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Contains drafts of the title, dedication, acknowledgements pages of 'Death of a Naturalist' and the author biographical note. Also includes drafts of 'Poor Woman In A City Church', 'Turkeys Observed', 'Lighting the Lamp', 'A Pillar of the Community', 'Saint Francis and the Birds', 'Men's Confessions', 'MacKenna's Saturday Night', 'Ancestral Photograph', 'An Advancement of Learning', 'The Folk Singers', 'Thistle', 'Storm on the Island', 'The Early Purges', 'Poem', 'Gravities', 'Forge', 'Twice Shy', 'Trout', 'Dawn Shoot', 'Lovers on Aran', 'Synge on Aran', 'Cow in Calf', 'The Barn', 'Waterfall', 'Churning Day', 'Personal Helicon' (alternatively titled 'An Apprenticeship' in file), 'Lint Water' (with a typescript draft of 'Follower' on the verso), 'Docker' and 'Digging'.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:67 pp.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/8 (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.