I.v. 'Stations',

1975.

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Summary:Manuscript and typescript drafts of poems inclusion in the collection 'Stations'. Included is a t.s. draft title page (with a working title 'Seed-Time'), t.s. draft of the author's foreword, and drafts of the poems 'Sinking the Shaft', 'Mossbawn Sunlight' (Section II collected as 'Cauled', Section III collected as 'Branded'), 'Cauled', 'Romanist' (collected in 'The Wearing of the Black'), 'Incertus' (also titled as 'Alias' in file), 'Ballad', 'England's Difficulty', 'Sweet William', 'Patrick and Oisin', 'Inquisition', 'Hedge -school', 'Nesting ground', 'Water babies', 'A Visitant', 'The Wanderer', 'Cloistered', 'Turas' (collected as 'The stations of the west'), 'The Sabbath-Breakers', 'Timeo-danaos. Welcome Home ye lads of the Eight Army' (collected as 'Trial Runs'), 'Kernes', 'Finding a voice' (draft also titled 'Oral English').
In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
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Notes:Taken from a file originally marked 'Stations' by Heaney.

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: 55 pages; 2 folders.

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I.v. 'Stations',

1975.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Manuscript and typescript drafts of poems inclusion in the collection 'Stations'. Included is a t.s. draft title page (with a working title 'Seed-Time'), t.s. draft of the author's foreword, and drafts of the poems 'Sinking the Shaft', 'Mossbawn Sunlight' (Section II collected as 'Cauled', Section III collected as 'Branded'), 'Cauled', 'Romanist' (collected in 'The Wearing of the Black'), 'Incertus' (also titled as 'Alias' in file), 'Ballad', 'England's Difficulty', 'Sweet William', 'Patrick and Oisin', 'Inquisition', 'Hedge -school', 'Nesting ground', 'Water babies', 'A Visitant', 'The Wanderer', 'Cloistered', 'Turas' (collected as 'The stations of the west'), 'The Sabbath-Breakers', 'Timeo-danaos. Welcome Home ye lads of the Eight Army' (collected as 'Trial Runs'), 'Kernes', 'Finding a voice' (draft also titled 'Oral English').
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:55 pages; 2 folders.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/31 (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.