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I.x.6. Manuscript and typescript drafts of poems, some of which were collected in 'The Haw Lantern' ,

ca. 1984.

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Summary:Includes worksheets with drafts of 'The Stone Verdict', 'Grotus and Coventina', 'Hailstones' (with drafts dated 4-6 Feb 1984), 'Alphabets', 'Parable Island', 'From the Frontier of Writing', 'From the Canton of Exhaustion' (collected as 'From the Canton of Expectation'), 'Wolfe Tone', 'The Haw Lantern', 'From the Land of the Unspoken', 'Things to Share' (collected as 'Clearances'), Sonnet 7 'Clearances', 'The Summer of Lost Rachel', 'A Chaplet' (alternatively titled as 'Dear Mam and Aunt Mary' in file and collected as Sonnet 3 in 'Clearances'), 'A Peacock's Feather', 'A Shooting Script' and 'Spoonbait' (fragment).
In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
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Notes:Taken from a folder originally marked as 'The Haw Lantern MSS' 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: 58 pages; 2 folders.

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I.x.6. Manuscript and typescript drafts of poems, some of which were collected in 'The Haw Lantern' ,

ca. 1984.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Includes worksheets with drafts of 'The Stone Verdict', 'Grotus and Coventina', 'Hailstones' (with drafts dated 4-6 Feb 1984), 'Alphabets', 'Parable Island', 'From the Frontier of Writing', 'From the Canton of Exhaustion' (collected as 'From the Canton of Expectation'), 'Wolfe Tone', 'The Haw Lantern', 'From the Land of the Unspoken', 'Things to Share' (collected as 'Clearances'), Sonnet 7 'Clearances', 'The Summer of Lost Rachel', 'A Chaplet' (alternatively titled as 'Dear Mam and Aunt Mary' in file and collected as Sonnet 3 in 'Clearances'), 'A Peacock's Feather', 'A Shooting Script' and 'Spoonbait' (fragment).
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:58 pages; 2 folders.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/80 (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.