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I.vi.7. Photocopies of manuscript and typescript drafts of poems, revised and collected in 'North',

ca. 1972.

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Summary:Included are drafts of 'Triceps', 'Reliquary', 'Tete Coupee' (all revised and collected as 'Strange Fruit' in 'North'), 'Strange Fruit' and 'The Buried Life' (revised and collected as Section VI of 'Bone Dreams' in 'North'. With one original typescript worksheet, with the first line 'The spongy fleece/ of the lamb had stained'.
In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
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Notes:Taken from a folder marked as 'North' by Heaney.

With an attached note, dated 25 March 2004, which refers to the original drafts being dontated to a charity auction.

With a worksheet dated 19 December 1972.

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: 15 pages.

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I.vi.7. Photocopies of manuscript and typescript drafts of poems, revised and collected in 'North',

ca. 1972.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Included are drafts of 'Triceps', 'Reliquary', 'Tete Coupee' (all revised and collected as 'Strange Fruit' in 'North'), 'Strange Fruit' and 'The Buried Life' (revised and collected as Section VI of 'Bone Dreams' in 'North'. With one original typescript worksheet, with the first line 'The spongy fleece/ of the lamb had stained'.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:15 pages.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/38 (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.