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I.iv.7. 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:Includes worksheets containing of drafts the poems 'Love Nest', 'The Last Mummer', 'A Visitor to Redriff', 'A Winter's Tale', 'Good-Night', 'Shore Woman', 'Maighdeah Mara', 'Limbo', 'First Calf', 'Last Look', 'Song of the Withered Orange-Tree', 'Tweed' (collected as 'The Wool Trade'), 'Icon', 'Midnight', 'Idyll', 'Lictor', 'Medallion', 'Munro', 'Elegy for a Postman', 'Man With His Own Creel', 'Their Brother', 'Frogman', 'Dream of the Trenches (collected as 'Veteran's Dream'), 'Woodcut', 'As We Walk Out' (collected as 'Augury'), 'Wedding Day', 'Omen and Plan', 'Serenades' , 'Thinking of Courtiers', Dawn', 'Monochrome', 'Morning' and 'Retort'.
In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
Language:English
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Notes:Taken from a file marked 'Wintering Out' by Heaney.

With worksheet contains annotations which read '31st March 1971 Over Iowa/Nebraska/Wyoming Coming home off ''the circuit''.

File includes poems published in the 'Listener', 'Everyman' and 'Michigan Quarterly Review' from 1969.

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: 34 pages.

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I.iv.7. 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:Includes worksheets containing of drafts the poems 'Love Nest', 'The Last Mummer', 'A Visitor to Redriff', 'A Winter's Tale', 'Good-Night', 'Shore Woman', 'Maighdeah Mara', 'Limbo', 'First Calf', 'Last Look', 'Song of the Withered Orange-Tree', 'Tweed' (collected as 'The Wool Trade'), 'Icon', 'Midnight', 'Idyll', 'Lictor', 'Medallion', 'Munro', 'Elegy for a Postman', 'Man With His Own Creel', 'Their Brother', 'Frogman', 'Dream of the Trenches (collected as 'Veteran's Dream'), 'Woodcut', 'As We Walk Out' (collected as 'Augury'), 'Wedding Day', 'Omen and Plan', 'Serenades' , 'Thinking of Courtiers', Dawn', 'Monochrome', 'Morning' and 'Retort'.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Language:English
Extent:34 pages.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/17 (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.