I.xvii.7. Manuscript and typescript drafts of poems collected in 'District and Circle',

ca. 2005.

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Summary:Worksheets contain drafts of 'The Tollund Man in Springtime', 'Testimony: The Ajax Incident', 'Polish Sleepers', 'The Road Taken' (colllected as 'Nonce Words'; draft dated 7/1/2003), 'Brancardier', 'Moyulla' (with a draft dated 26/2/2005), 'To Mick Joyce in Heaven' (with draft dated 6/3/2005), 'Planting the Alder' (draft dated Feb 2005), 'How Goes The Night Boy?', 'The Birch Grove', 'Wordsworth Skates', 'Rilke: After the Fire', 'Rilke: The Apple Orchard', 'District and Circle' (fragments, dated July and 17. Aug 2005), 'A Found Poem' (collected as 'Like everybody else ...'), 'Helping Sarah' (draft dated 16 Mar), 'Chairing Mary', 'Anahorish 1944', 'Anything Can Happen', 'The Turnip-Snedder', 'Poet to Blacksmith', 'In Iowa' and 'Quitting Time'.


Also included are drafts of the contents page and promotional introduction to the collection.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
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Notes:Taken from a file originally marked as 'District and Circle' 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: 55 pages.

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Arrangement:Sub-fonds
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I.xvii.7. Manuscript and typescript drafts of poems collected in 'District and Circle',

ca. 2005.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Worksheets contain drafts of 'The Tollund Man in Springtime', 'Testimony: The Ajax Incident', 'Polish Sleepers', 'The Road Taken' (colllected as 'Nonce Words'; draft dated 7/1/2003), 'Brancardier', 'Moyulla' (with a draft dated 26/2/2005), 'To Mick Joyce in Heaven' (with draft dated 6/3/2005), 'Planting the Alder' (draft dated Feb 2005), 'How Goes The Night Boy?', 'The Birch Grove', 'Wordsworth Skates', 'Rilke: After the Fire', 'Rilke: The Apple Orchard', 'District and Circle' (fragments, dated July and 17. Aug 2005), 'A Found Poem' (collected as 'Like everybody else ...'), 'Helping Sarah' (draft dated 16 Mar), 'Chairing Mary', 'Anahorish 1944', 'Anything Can Happen', 'The Turnip-Snedder', 'Poet to Blacksmith', 'In Iowa' and 'Quitting Time'.
Also included are drafts of the contents page and promotional introduction to the collection.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:55 pages.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/131 (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.