I.x.9. Manuscript and typescript drafts of poems, many of which were collected in 'The Haw Lantern'

1985.

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Summary:Included is a manuscript draft of the contents page, and worksheets with drafts of 'The Republic of Conscience', 'The Algebra of Poems', 'A Quick Note' (collected with revisions as 'Two Quick Notes'), 'The Roadblock', 'A Chaplet', Sonnets 1, 2, 3,4, 6, 7, 8 from 'Clearances', sonnets beginning 'Chest was the whitest wood veneer' and 'Now the whole place is bare as a runway', 'Latecomer' (draft dated 19 June 1985), 'Cezanne in his last hours' (draft dated 18 June 1986), an untitled poem collected as 'In Memoriam: Robert Fitzgerald', an untitled poem later collected as 'The Stone Grinder', an untitled poem collected as 'The Old Team' and 'Christmas Eve' (photocopy of the Christmas card, published by Peter Fallon in 1978).
In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
Language:English
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Notes:These worksheets were originally filed in a springback notebook.

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: 59 pages; 2 folders.

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I.x.9. Manuscript and typescript drafts of poems, many of which were collected in 'The Haw Lantern'

1985.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Included is a manuscript draft of the contents page, and worksheets with drafts of 'The Republic of Conscience', 'The Algebra of Poems', 'A Quick Note' (collected with revisions as 'Two Quick Notes'), 'The Roadblock', 'A Chaplet', Sonnets 1, 2, 3,4, 6, 7, 8 from 'Clearances', sonnets beginning 'Chest was the whitest wood veneer' and 'Now the whole place is bare as a runway', 'Latecomer' (draft dated 19 June 1985), 'Cezanne in his last hours' (draft dated 18 June 1986), an untitled poem collected as 'In Memoriam: Robert Fitzgerald', an untitled poem later collected as 'The Stone Grinder', an untitled poem collected as 'The Old Team' and 'Christmas Eve' (photocopy of the Christmas card, published by Peter Fallon in 1978).
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Language:English
Extent:59 pages; 2 folders.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/83 (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.