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I.xi.1. Notebook, containing manuscript drafts of poems and prose pieces,

1986.

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Summary:Includes drafts of the poems 'The Pitchfork' and 'The Ash Plant' (both published in 'Antaeus' Spring 1988 and collected in 'Seeing Things)', 'The Butter Print' (published 'The Irish Times' Oct. 1988), and a draft of a promotional pieces for his collection of essays 'The Government of the Tongue' (1989).
In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
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Notes:Annotations on front cover read 'Haw Lantern'. With two attached, loose worksheets.

Some drafts are dated, and cover the period June to September 1986.

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: 1 volume; 2 pages.

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I.xi.1. Notebook, containing manuscript drafts of poems and prose pieces,

1986.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Includes drafts of the poems 'The Pitchfork' and 'The Ash Plant' (both published in 'Antaeus' Spring 1988 and collected in 'Seeing Things)', 'The Butter Print' (published 'The Irish Times' Oct. 1988), and a draft of a promotional pieces for his collection of essays 'The Government of the Tongue' (1989).
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:1 volume; 2 pages.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/85 (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.