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I.x.8. Copy letters, from Seamus Heaney, to Mary Fogarty of Amnesty International,

1985.

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Summary:Photocopy of manuscript letters (dated 14 August and 20 September 1985) in which Heaney writes of his having composed the poem 'From the Republic of Conscience' for Amnesty International. With an attached photocopy of the manuscript draft of the poem, titled 'The Republic of Conscience'.
In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
Language:English
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Notes:'From the Republic of Conscience' was first published, for the Amnesty Group at University College Galway, in 1987, and was collected in 'The Haw Lantern'.

Taken from a file originally marked '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: 5 pages.

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I.x.8. Copy letters, from Seamus Heaney, to Mary Fogarty of Amnesty International,

1985.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Photocopy of manuscript letters (dated 14 August and 20 September 1985) in which Heaney writes of his having composed the poem 'From the Republic of Conscience' for Amnesty International. With an attached photocopy of the manuscript draft of the poem, titled 'The Republic of Conscience'.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Language:English
Extent:5 pages.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/82 (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.