I.xv.1. Annotated typescript drafts of poems, many of which were collected in 'Electric Light',

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Summary:Contains worksheets with drafts of the poems 'At Toombridge', 'Miraculum' (collected as 'Out of the Bag' in 'Electric Light'), 'Sruth', 'The Lupins', 'The Loose Box', 'Broom', 'Red, White and Blue', 'Ballynahinch Lake', 'Sonnets from Hellas', 'Weeping' (revised and collected as 'Clonmany to Ahascragh'), 'Real Names', 'Carlo', 'The Last Canticles of Asturias', 'Canopy', 'The Comet', 'Non-U', 'The Stick', 'On a New Work in the English Tongue', 'Arklow Harbour' (draft dated 1995; collected as Section 10 of 'Ten Glosses'); 'W.H. Auden' (collected as Section 6 in 'Ten Glosses'), 'The Lesson' (collected as Section 7 in 'Ten Glosses'), 'Would They Had Stay'd', 'Audenesque' and 'Ribbons'.
In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
Subjects:
Notes:'Carlo' was published in the 'Princeton Library Chronicle', Spring 1998; 'Canopy' was published in 'Metre' Autumn, 1997; 'Non-U' was published in 'In Memoriam Darcy O'Brien', 1998); 'The Stick' was published in 'Ideas Matter, Essays in Honour of Conor Cruise O'Brien', 1998)

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: 57 pages.

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I.xv.1. Annotated typescript drafts of poems, many of which were collected in 'Electric Light',

[n.d.]
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Contains worksheets with drafts of the poems 'At Toombridge', 'Miraculum' (collected as 'Out of the Bag' in 'Electric Light'), 'Sruth', 'The Lupins', 'The Loose Box', 'Broom', 'Red, White and Blue', 'Ballynahinch Lake', 'Sonnets from Hellas', 'Weeping' (revised and collected as 'Clonmany to Ahascragh'), 'Real Names', 'Carlo', 'The Last Canticles of Asturias', 'Canopy', 'The Comet', 'Non-U', 'The Stick', 'On a New Work in the English Tongue', 'Arklow Harbour' (draft dated 1995; collected as Section 10 of 'Ten Glosses'); 'W.H. Auden' (collected as Section 6 in 'Ten Glosses'), 'The Lesson' (collected as Section 7 in 'Ten Glosses'), 'Would They Had Stay'd', 'Audenesque' and 'Ribbons'.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:57 pages.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/113 (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.