I.xi.10. Typescript drafts of poems taken from a folder marked 'Seeing Things',

ca. 1990.

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Summary:Includes worksheets containing drafts of 'Scrabble', 'Scene Shifts','The Cot', 'Lustral Sonnet', '1973', 'Bedside Reading', 'Resin', 'A Pillowed Head', 'Field of Vision', 'The Sitting', 'Seeing Things', 'Markings', 'The Pulse', 'A Point', 'A Haul', 'A Basket of Chestnuts', 'The Biretta', 'The Settle Bed', 'The Rescue', 'Three Quatrains. 1. 1939, 2. Pussy Willow', 3. The Rescue', 'Casting and Gathering', 'The Golden Bough' (photocopy), 'Proper Names', 'A Retrospect', 'Man and Boy', 'Wheels Within Wheels', 'The Schoolbag', 'The Pitchfork' (photocopy), 'A Frame of Mind' and poems from the 'Squarings' sequence.


Also included is worksheet containing manuscript drafts of possible titles, including 'Seeing Things', 'The World of Light' and 'The Light of Morning'.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
Language:English
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Notes:Includes a drafted dated July - August 1990.

Taken from a folder originally marked as 'Seeing Things' 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: 127 pages; 3 folders.

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Arrangement:Sub fonds
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I.xi.10. Typescript drafts of poems taken from a folder marked 'Seeing Things',

ca. 1990.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Includes worksheets containing drafts of 'Scrabble', 'Scene Shifts','The Cot', 'Lustral Sonnet', '1973', 'Bedside Reading', 'Resin', 'A Pillowed Head', 'Field of Vision', 'The Sitting', 'Seeing Things', 'Markings', 'The Pulse', 'A Point', 'A Haul', 'A Basket of Chestnuts', 'The Biretta', 'The Settle Bed', 'The Rescue', 'Three Quatrains. 1. 1939, 2. Pussy Willow', 3. The Rescue', 'Casting and Gathering', 'The Golden Bough' (photocopy), 'Proper Names', 'A Retrospect', 'Man and Boy', 'Wheels Within Wheels', 'The Schoolbag', 'The Pitchfork' (photocopy), 'A Frame of Mind' and poems from the 'Squarings' sequence.
Also included is worksheet containing manuscript drafts of possible titles, including 'Seeing Things', 'The World of Light' and 'The Light of Morning'.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Language:English
Extent:127 pages; 3 folders.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/94 (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.