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I.xv.3. Annotated typescript drafts of poems collected in 'Electric Light',

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Summary:Worksheets contain drafts of 'The Clothes Shrine', 'The Perch', 'The Bereaved' (collected in 'Bodies and Souls'), 'At Toomebridge', 'The Lupins', 'Slow Air', 'Our Lady of Guadeloupe' 'An Education', 'A Coat', 'W.H. Auden 1903-73', 'The Lesson' and 'Colly' (collected as sections 4, 6 7 and 9 in 'Ten Glosses'), 'IV.'97', 'The Comet', 'Non-U', 'Two Paintings by Le Douanier Rousseau', 'Screenplay', 'The Loose Box', 'Red, White and Blue', 'Pylos', 'Desfina', 'Hyperborean' (collected as 'To the Shade of Zbigniew Herbert'), 'Mycenae', 'The Real Names', 'Practice Room' (revised and collected in 'Bodies and Souls'), 'The Little Canticles of Asturias', 'The Fragment', 'Weeping' (collected as 'Clonmany to Ahascragh'), 'Carlo' and 'On a New Work In The English Tongue'.


Also included are manuscript drafts containing possible title pages and a list of poems (possibly relating to a reading).
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
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Notes:'Our Lady of Guadeloupe' was published in 'The Light of Leaves, 1999; 'Non-U' in ''In Memoriam Darcy O'Brien' 1998; 'Two Paintings by Le Douanier Rousseau' was published in 'Graph' Autumn, Winter 1998; 'Screenplay' was published 'Cork Review', 1999; 'Mycenae' was published in 'Cara' September/October 1998; 'Carlo' was published in 'Princeton Library Chronicle', 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: 66 pages; 2 folders.

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I.xv.3. Annotated typescript drafts of poems collected in 'Electric Light',

[n.d.]
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Worksheets contain drafts of 'The Clothes Shrine', 'The Perch', 'The Bereaved' (collected in 'Bodies and Souls'), 'At Toomebridge', 'The Lupins', 'Slow Air', 'Our Lady of Guadeloupe' 'An Education', 'A Coat', 'W.H. Auden 1903-73', 'The Lesson' and 'Colly' (collected as sections 4, 6 7 and 9 in 'Ten Glosses'), 'IV.'97', 'The Comet', 'Non-U', 'Two Paintings by Le Douanier Rousseau', 'Screenplay', 'The Loose Box', 'Red, White and Blue', 'Pylos', 'Desfina', 'Hyperborean' (collected as 'To the Shade of Zbigniew Herbert'), 'Mycenae', 'The Real Names', 'Practice Room' (revised and collected in 'Bodies and Souls'), 'The Little Canticles of Asturias', 'The Fragment', 'Weeping' (collected as 'Clonmany to Ahascragh'), 'Carlo' and 'On a New Work In The English Tongue'.
Also included are manuscript drafts containing possible title pages and a list of poems (possibly relating to a reading).
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:66 pages; 2 folders.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/115 (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.