I.vi.6. Manuscript and typescript drafts of poems, some of which were collected in 'North',

[n.d.]

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Summary:Contains manuscript and typescript worksheets with drafts of 'The Seed Cutters', 'Punishment', 'Come to the Bower', 'Bone Dream', 'Dark Rosaleen', 'A Diptych for Eoghan Rua', 'Aisling', 'The Cockpit', 'In Devon' (collected as Section VI of 'Bone Dreams' in 'North'), 'Haunted' (with crossed out title 'The King of the Ditchbacks'; collected in 'Station Island'), 'Patrick', 'Yeats in Belfast', 'The Death of Henry Munro' (alternative draft titled 'Munro's Comforters'), 'Fosterage', 'A Headstone' (alternatively titled 'Commemoration' in file), 'Eoghan Rua', 'Aising', 'The Belfast Harp Festival 1792', 'For Daisy Garnett', 'The Fall of Rome', 'Northern Humour', 'Severed Head' (extensively revised and collected as 'Strange Fruit' in 'North'), 'Antaeus', 'Summer 1969', 'Provincials', 'In Memoriam', 'Funeral Rites', 'The Train', 'A Drink of Water', Sile na Gig' and 'Kinship'.
In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
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Notes:Also included are poems which were published in the 'Cambridge Review', 'Poetry Wales' and 'Digraphe' from 1973 and in Heaney's collection 'Station Island' (1984).

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;

Physical description: 54 pages; 2 folders.

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I.vi.6. Manuscript and typescript drafts of poems, some of which were collected in 'North',

[n.d.]
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Contains manuscript and typescript worksheets with drafts of 'The Seed Cutters', 'Punishment', 'Come to the Bower', 'Bone Dream', 'Dark Rosaleen', 'A Diptych for Eoghan Rua', 'Aisling', 'The Cockpit', 'In Devon' (collected as Section VI of 'Bone Dreams' in 'North'), 'Haunted' (with crossed out title 'The King of the Ditchbacks'; collected in 'Station Island'), 'Patrick', 'Yeats in Belfast', 'The Death of Henry Munro' (alternative draft titled 'Munro's Comforters'), 'Fosterage', 'A Headstone' (alternatively titled 'Commemoration' in file), 'Eoghan Rua', 'Aising', 'The Belfast Harp Festival 1792', 'For Daisy Garnett', 'The Fall of Rome', 'Northern Humour', 'Severed Head' (extensively revised and collected as 'Strange Fruit' in 'North'), 'Antaeus', 'Summer 1969', 'Provincials', 'In Memoriam', 'Funeral Rites', 'The Train', 'A Drink of Water', Sile na Gig' and 'Kinship'.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:54 pages; 2 folders.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/37 (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.