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I.xviii.1. Manuscript and typescript drafts of poems, many of which were collected in 'Human Chain' ,

ca. 2006-2009.

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Summary:The worksheets contain drafts of 'Out of the Blue', 'Human Chain' (with drafts dated 11-12 Nov. 2009), 'The Mite Box', 'A Restitution' (also titled as 'The Butts' in file), 'The Baler' (with draft dated August 2006), 'Uncoupled' (alternatively titled as 'Diptych' in file), 'Slack', 'Canopy', 'The Wood Road', 'Wind-Drink' (alternatively titled as 'Like Jim Hawkins aloft' and 'In the Attic' in file; collected as 'In the Attic'), 'Hermit Songs', 'The Conway Stewart', 'The Third Temptation', 'The Old Refrain', 'Cutaways', (sections iii revised and collected in 'Chanson d'Adventure'), 'Chanson d'Adventure', 'Loughanure', 'Lick The Pencil', 'Sweeney Out-Takes', 'A Bellaghy Herbal' (collected as 'A Herbal'), 'The Riverbank Field', 'Album' section III, 'Route 110' sections iv, v, vi, xi, xii, 'Colum Cille Cecinit 1. Is scíth no chrob ón scríbainn' and 'Bill Cole's LPs'.


Also included is an annotated typescript draft of the contents page.
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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 'Human Chain' 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: 130 pages; 2 folders.

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Arrangement:Sub-fonds
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I.xviii.1. Manuscript and typescript drafts of poems, many of which were collected in 'Human Chain' ,

ca. 2006-2009.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:The worksheets contain drafts of 'Out of the Blue', 'Human Chain' (with drafts dated 11-12 Nov. 2009), 'The Mite Box', 'A Restitution' (also titled as 'The Butts' in file), 'The Baler' (with draft dated August 2006), 'Uncoupled' (alternatively titled as 'Diptych' in file), 'Slack', 'Canopy', 'The Wood Road', 'Wind-Drink' (alternatively titled as 'Like Jim Hawkins aloft' and 'In the Attic' in file; collected as 'In the Attic'), 'Hermit Songs', 'The Conway Stewart', 'The Third Temptation', 'The Old Refrain', 'Cutaways', (sections iii revised and collected in 'Chanson d'Adventure'), 'Chanson d'Adventure', 'Loughanure', 'Lick The Pencil', 'Sweeney Out-Takes', 'A Bellaghy Herbal' (collected as 'A Herbal'), 'The Riverbank Field', 'Album' section III, 'Route 110' sections iv, v, vi, xi, xii, 'Colum Cille Cecinit 1. Is scíth no chrob ón scríbainn' and 'Bill Cole's LPs'.
Also included is an annotated typescript draft of the contents page.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:130 pages; 2 folders.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/135 (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.