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I.vi.2. Notebook, containing manuscript drafts of poems and reviews,

ca. 1974-1981.

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Summary:Includes a draft contents page for 'North', drafts of the poems, some of which were subsequently collected in 'North' and 'Stations', notably 'Slaughterhouse', ['Flanders'], 'Kernes', 'Northern Humour', 'A Constable Calls', The Sabbath Breakers', 'The Fall of Rome', 'Ballad', 'The Last Romantics', 'Romanist', 'The Waterbabies', 'Sweet William' and A Son'.


Also included are drafts of Heaney's reviews of David Jones 'The Sleeping Lord' (draft dated 24/4/1974 and later published in 'The Spectactor'), an edition of Patrick Kavanagh's 'Collected Poems' (draft dated 29 April 1974) and P.V. Glob's 'The Mound People'.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
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Notes:Manuscript annotations on front cover read 'Bits of˜ Northœ Stations˜ Beowulfœ Reviews'.

Taken from a file originally marked as 'North' 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;

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I.vi.2. Notebook, containing manuscript drafts of poems and reviews,

ca. 1974-1981.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Includes a draft contents page for 'North', drafts of the poems, some of which were subsequently collected in 'North' and 'Stations', notably 'Slaughterhouse', ['Flanders'], 'Kernes', 'Northern Humour', 'A Constable Calls', The Sabbath Breakers', 'The Fall of Rome', 'Ballad', 'The Last Romantics', 'Romanist', 'The Waterbabies', 'Sweet William' and A Son'.
Also included are drafts of Heaney's reviews of David Jones 'The Sleeping Lord' (draft dated 24/4/1974 and later published in 'The Spectactor'), an edition of Patrick Kavanagh's 'Collected Poems' (draft dated 29 April 1974) and P.V. Glob's 'The Mound People'.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:1 item
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/33 (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.