I.iii. 'Door Into The Dark' ,

1969.

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Summary:Annotated typescript and manuscript drafts of poems for possible inclusion in the collection 'Door Into The Dark', first published in 1969. Includes drafts of 'In Gallerus Oratory', 'The Salmon Fisher to the Salmon', untitled poem collected as 'Bann Clay', 'The Peninsula' (untitled draft dated 23/1/1966), 'A Lough Neagh Sequence'. 'The Given Note' (draft has ink doodles), 'At Ardboe Point', 'The Wife's Tale', 'Persephone' (collected as 'Rite of Spring'), 'Elegy for an Unborn Child' (collected as 'Elegy for a Still-Born Child'), 'Undine', 'Pump', 'Astray', 'Night-Piece', 'Lint Water', 'Requiem for Croppies', 'The Forge' (alternatively titled as 'The Forge and the Man' in file), 'Bogland', 'Patrick', 'Whinlands', 'Shoreline' and 'A Mother'.
In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
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Notes:Taken from a folder marked by Heaney as 'Door Into The Dark'.

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: 1 folder, 44 pp.

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I.iii. 'Door Into The Dark' ,

1969.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Annotated typescript and manuscript drafts of poems for possible inclusion in the collection 'Door Into The Dark', first published in 1969. Includes drafts of 'In Gallerus Oratory', 'The Salmon Fisher to the Salmon', untitled poem collected as 'Bann Clay', 'The Peninsula' (untitled draft dated 23/1/1966), 'A Lough Neagh Sequence'. 'The Given Note' (draft has ink doodles), 'At Ardboe Point', 'The Wife's Tale', 'Persephone' (collected as 'Rite of Spring'), 'Elegy for an Unborn Child' (collected as 'Elegy for a Still-Born Child'), 'Undine', 'Pump', 'Astray', 'Night-Piece', 'Lint Water', 'Requiem for Croppies', 'The Forge' (alternatively titled as 'The Forge and the Man' in file), 'Bogland', 'Patrick', 'Whinlands', 'Shoreline' and 'A Mother'.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:1 folder, 44 pp.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/10 (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.