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I.iv.6. Manuscript and typescript drafts of poems, some of which were collected in 'Wintering Out' ,

ca. 1971.

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Summary:Contains worksheets with drafts of the poems 'Diptych: Offerings' (dated 24/5/1971), 'The Snare', 'Spile', 'Tinder', 'Beggar', 'Ephete' (with a draft of 'Tramp' on the same worksheet), 'Bathing' (collected as Section III of 'Summer Home'), 'Mole' (collected as the last section of 'Bone Dreams' in 'North'), 'The Wool Trade', 'Maighdean Mara', 'Shore Woman, 'Fireside' 'Good-Night', 'The Last Mummer', 'Wedding Day', 'Mother of the Groom', 'Home' (collected as Section I of 'Summer Home'), 'The Tollund Man', 'Midnight', 'Limbo', 'Westering', 'Pastoral' and 'Gifts of Rain'.
In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
Language:English
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Notes:Taken from a folder originally marked 'Wintering Out' by Heaney.

Includes a draft dated 24 May 1971. Annotations on a number of worksheets read 'OK'.

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: 35 pages.

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I.iv.6. Manuscript and typescript drafts of poems, some of which were collected in 'Wintering Out' ,

ca. 1971.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Contains worksheets with drafts of the poems 'Diptych: Offerings' (dated 24/5/1971), 'The Snare', 'Spile', 'Tinder', 'Beggar', 'Ephete' (with a draft of 'Tramp' on the same worksheet), 'Bathing' (collected as Section III of 'Summer Home'), 'Mole' (collected as the last section of 'Bone Dreams' in 'North'), 'The Wool Trade', 'Maighdean Mara', 'Shore Woman, 'Fireside' 'Good-Night', 'The Last Mummer', 'Wedding Day', 'Mother of the Groom', 'Home' (collected as Section I of 'Summer Home'), 'The Tollund Man', 'Midnight', 'Limbo', 'Westering', 'Pastoral' and 'Gifts of Rain'.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Language:English
Extent:35 pages.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/16 (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.