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I.vii.3. Manuscript and typescript drafts of poems for possible inclusion in 'Field Work',

ca. 1975.

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Summary:Includes a manuscript draft of the contents page, and manuscript and typescript worksheets containing drafts of the poems 'The Seals' (alternatively titled in file as 'The Singer's House'), 'The Badgers', 'Leavings', 'Song of Erne' (collected as 'At the Water's Edge'), 'Glanmore Sonnets', 'Polder', 'A Dream of Jealousy', 'The Guttural Muse', 'An Album for Sean Armstrong' (collected as 'A Poscard from North Antrim), 'Elegy' (fragment), 'Triptych', 'Oysters' (variant title in file 'The Marriage Feast'), 'An Afterwards', 'In Memoriam Francis Ledwidge' (variant titled in file 'At the Portstewart War Memorial;), 'Field Work' (Sections I, II and IV), 'Homecomings' , 'The Toome Road', 'September Song', 'In Memoriam Sean O'Riada', 'The Harvest Bow' (photocopy of t.s. original), 'The Skunk', 'Casulty' (photocopy of t.s. original), 'The Otter', 'Song' (variant title in file 'King's Island'), 'Alba', 'The Strand at Lough Beg', 'Ugolino', 'The Singer's House', 'A Drink of Water', 'High Summer' and 'The Poet Crowned'.


Also included is the title and dedication page to 'Glanmore Sonnets', first published in 1977.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
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Notes:Taken from a file originally marked as 'Field Work' by Heaney.

A draft of Sonnet X 'Glanmore Sonnets' is dated 15 April 75.

'Alba' was pubished in 'Hibernia' 27 April 1978 and subsequently collected with revisions as 'A Snowshoe' in 'Station Island' (1984).

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: 198 pages; 4 folders.

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Arrangement:Sub-fonds
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I.vii.3. Manuscript and typescript drafts of poems for possible inclusion in 'Field Work',

ca. 1975.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Includes a manuscript draft of the contents page, and manuscript and typescript worksheets containing drafts of the poems 'The Seals' (alternatively titled in file as 'The Singer's House'), 'The Badgers', 'Leavings', 'Song of Erne' (collected as 'At the Water's Edge'), 'Glanmore Sonnets', 'Polder', 'A Dream of Jealousy', 'The Guttural Muse', 'An Album for Sean Armstrong' (collected as 'A Poscard from North Antrim), 'Elegy' (fragment), 'Triptych', 'Oysters' (variant title in file 'The Marriage Feast'), 'An Afterwards', 'In Memoriam Francis Ledwidge' (variant titled in file 'At the Portstewart War Memorial;), 'Field Work' (Sections I, II and IV), 'Homecomings' , 'The Toome Road', 'September Song', 'In Memoriam Sean O'Riada', 'The Harvest Bow' (photocopy of t.s. original), 'The Skunk', 'Casulty' (photocopy of t.s. original), 'The Otter', 'Song' (variant title in file 'King's Island'), 'Alba', 'The Strand at Lough Beg', 'Ugolino', 'The Singer's House', 'A Drink of Water', 'High Summer' and 'The Poet Crowned'.
Also included is the title and dedication page to 'Glanmore Sonnets', first published in 1977.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:198 pages; 4 folders.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/49 (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.