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I.vii.4. Manuscript and typescript drafts of poems for possible inclusion in 'Field Work',

[n.d.].

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Summary:Includes manuscript and typescript worksheets containing drafts of Widgeon Cries', 'A Hank of Wool', 'A Villanelle For Marie', 'A Lightning Plot' (draft dated 21 Aug 1979), 'A Toy for Catherine', 'Late Offerings' , 'A Peacock's Feather' (collected in 'The Haw Lantern') and 'A Deer in Glanmore for Brigid Coyle'.
In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
Subjects:
Notes:'A Hank of Wool' published 'TLS', 7 Mar 1980. 'Widgeon Cries' revised and subsequently collected as 'Widgeon' in 'Station Island' (1984); 'A Villanelle For Marie' and 'A Toy for Catherine' collected in 'A Family Album' (1979); 'A Lightning Plot' first published 'The Writers: A Sense of Ireland' (1980); 'A Deer in Glanmore' published in the 'London Review of Books' 25 Oct 1979 and later revised and collected as 'A Migration' in 'Station Island' (1984).

Worksheets taken from a folder marked 'Field Work' 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: 28 pages.

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I.vii.4. Manuscript and typescript drafts of poems for possible inclusion in 'Field Work',

[n.d.].
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Includes manuscript and typescript worksheets containing drafts of Widgeon Cries', 'A Hank of Wool', 'A Villanelle For Marie', 'A Lightning Plot' (draft dated 21 Aug 1979), 'A Toy for Catherine', 'Late Offerings' , 'A Peacock's Feather' (collected in 'The Haw Lantern') and 'A Deer in Glanmore for Brigid Coyle'.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:28 pages.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/50 (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.