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I.vi.8. Manuscript and typescript drafts of poems, some of which were collected in 'North',

ca. 1972-1973.

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Summary:Includes manuscript draft of contents pages, a typescript draft of the acknowledgements page, and worksheets containing drafts of 'Aubade', 'Trial Pieces' (collected as 'Viking Dublin: Trial Pieces' in 'North'), 'Hercules and Antaeus', 'Bone Dreams', 'Come To The Bower', 'Summer 1969', 'Complaint', 'Views' (collected as 'Whatever You Say Say Nothing' in 'North'), 'Singing School' (drafts of 'The Ministry of fear' titled as 'Bogside' and 'Past Pupils' in file), 'Punishment', 'Kinship', 'Mossbawn Sunlight' (collected as 'Sunlight' in 'North'), 'Ocean's Love to Ireland', 'Ode on an Ancient Site' (collected as 'Belderg' in 'North'), 'Shaken Ground' , 'The Digging Skeleton', 'Tete Coupee' (alternatively titled 'Reliquary' in file; collected as 'Strange Fruit' in 'North'), fragment of 'The Grauballe Man', 'Funeral Rites', 'Act of Union', 'The Funerals' and 'Mossbawn 1. 'The Townland as Poem' and 'Backlash Blues'.


Also included are photocopies of a manuscript drafts of 'Belderg', dated 26 July 1974. Annotations refer to the originals being contributed to a chartiy auction in May 1989.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
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Notes:Taken from a folder originally marked as 'North' by Heaney.

Draft of 'Exposure' dated 28 November 1973.

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: 157 pages; 4 folders.

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Arrangement:Sub-fonds
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I.vi.8. Manuscript and typescript drafts of poems, some of which were collected in 'North',

ca. 1972-1973.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Includes manuscript draft of contents pages, a typescript draft of the acknowledgements page, and worksheets containing drafts of 'Aubade', 'Trial Pieces' (collected as 'Viking Dublin: Trial Pieces' in 'North'), 'Hercules and Antaeus', 'Bone Dreams', 'Come To The Bower', 'Summer 1969', 'Complaint', 'Views' (collected as 'Whatever You Say Say Nothing' in 'North'), 'Singing School' (drafts of 'The Ministry of fear' titled as 'Bogside' and 'Past Pupils' in file), 'Punishment', 'Kinship', 'Mossbawn Sunlight' (collected as 'Sunlight' in 'North'), 'Ocean's Love to Ireland', 'Ode on an Ancient Site' (collected as 'Belderg' in 'North'), 'Shaken Ground' , 'The Digging Skeleton', 'Tete Coupee' (alternatively titled 'Reliquary' in file; collected as 'Strange Fruit' in 'North'), fragment of 'The Grauballe Man', 'Funeral Rites', 'Act of Union', 'The Funerals' and 'Mossbawn 1. 'The Townland as Poem' and 'Backlash Blues'.
Also included are photocopies of a manuscript drafts of 'Belderg', dated 26 July 1974. Annotations refer to the originals being contributed to a chartiy auction in May 1989.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:157 pages; 4 folders.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/39 (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.