I.vi.4. Manuscript and annotated typescript drafts of poems for possible inclusion in the collection 'North'

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Summary:Includes a draft manuscript contents page and manuscript and typescript drafts of poems, including 'Cairn Maker' (collected in 'Wintering Out'), 'The Unacknowledged Legislator' (collected as 'The Unacknowledged Legislator's Dream' in 'North'), 'The Seed Cutters', 'The Digging Skeleton', 'Viking Dublin: Trial Pieces', untitled drafts of 'The Singing School', 'Yeats in Belfast', 'Act of Union', 'Kinship', 'Tete Coupee' (revised and collected as 'Strange Fruit' in 'North'), 'Punishment', 'Northerners' (collected as 'North'), 'Aisling', 'Come to the Bower', 'A Visit to Belderg' (collected as 'Belderg' in 'North'), 'Funeral Rites', 'A Flourish for the Prince of Denmark' (with a note relating to the poem's being commissioned for the publication 'Poems for Shakespeare 2'), 'Boy Driving His Father to Confession', 'Hercules and Antaeus' and 'Patrick'.
In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
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Notes:Taken from a file originally marked as 'North' by Heaney.

Draft of 'The Unacknowledged Legislator' with a note relating to the poem having been written '30th May. Central Garage, Bray while VW was being fixed'.

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: 56 pages; 2 folders.

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I.vi.4. Manuscript and annotated typescript drafts of poems for possible inclusion in the collection 'North'

[n.d.]
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Includes a draft manuscript contents page and manuscript and typescript drafts of poems, including 'Cairn Maker' (collected in 'Wintering Out'), 'The Unacknowledged Legislator' (collected as 'The Unacknowledged Legislator's Dream' in 'North'), 'The Seed Cutters', 'The Digging Skeleton', 'Viking Dublin: Trial Pieces', untitled drafts of 'The Singing School', 'Yeats in Belfast', 'Act of Union', 'Kinship', 'Tete Coupee' (revised and collected as 'Strange Fruit' in 'North'), 'Punishment', 'Northerners' (collected as 'North'), 'Aisling', 'Come to the Bower', 'A Visit to Belderg' (collected as 'Belderg' in 'North'), 'Funeral Rites', 'A Flourish for the Prince of Denmark' (with a note relating to the poem's being commissioned for the publication 'Poems for Shakespeare 2'), 'Boy Driving His Father to Confession', 'Hercules and Antaeus' and 'Patrick'.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:56 pages; 2 folders.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/35 (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.