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I.xvii.5. Photocopies of typescript drafts of poems, many of which were collected in 'District and Circle',

[n.d.]

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Summary:Contains drafts of 'A Shiver', 'The Displeasure of Selefkides', 'Treating', 'Private Excursion' (collected as 'Borders'), 'The Lift', 'Nonce Words', 'Poet to Blacksmith', 'Polish Sleepers', 'Brancardier', 'Listen' (revised and collected as 'Wordsworth's Skates'), 'The Nod', 'To George Seferis In The Underworld', 'Out of Shot', 'To Pablo Neruda in Tamlaghtduff', 'On The Spot', 'The Aerodrome', 'One Christmas Day In The Morning', 'The Harrow Pin', 'Saw Music', 'Confirmation Day', 'The Tollundman in Springtime', 'Chair, Pocket Knife, Guitar', 'Coral, Carol', 'Tankas for Toraiwa', 'Quitting Time', 'After Dark', 'Midnight Anvil', 'What Passed at Colonus', 'Pit Stop Near Castletown', 'The Blackbird of Glanmore', 'Why Not Say What Happened?' (collected as 'A Clip'), 'An Iridescence' and 'Ninth Century'.


Photocopied worksheets include some manuscript corrections and annotations.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
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Notes:Taken from a folder originally marked as 'District' 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: 43 pages.

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Arrangement:Sub-fonds
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I.xvii.5. Photocopies of typescript drafts of poems, many of which were collected in 'District and Circle',

[n.d.]
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Contains drafts of 'A Shiver', 'The Displeasure of Selefkides', 'Treating', 'Private Excursion' (collected as 'Borders'), 'The Lift', 'Nonce Words', 'Poet to Blacksmith', 'Polish Sleepers', 'Brancardier', 'Listen' (revised and collected as 'Wordsworth's Skates'), 'The Nod', 'To George Seferis In The Underworld', 'Out of Shot', 'To Pablo Neruda in Tamlaghtduff', 'On The Spot', 'The Aerodrome', 'One Christmas Day In The Morning', 'The Harrow Pin', 'Saw Music', 'Confirmation Day', 'The Tollundman in Springtime', 'Chair, Pocket Knife, Guitar', 'Coral, Carol', 'Tankas for Toraiwa', 'Quitting Time', 'After Dark', 'Midnight Anvil', 'What Passed at Colonus', 'Pit Stop Near Castletown', 'The Blackbird of Glanmore', 'Why Not Say What Happened?' (collected as 'A Clip'), 'An Iridescence' and 'Ninth Century'.
Photocopied worksheets include some manuscript corrections and annotations.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:43 pages.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/129 (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.