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II. Prose,

1970-2005.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Summary:Contains notebooks and manuscript and typescript worksheets with drafts of Heaney's prose writings, including his critical essays, reviews and articles for various newspapers and journals. Also included are drafts of lectures on poetry and drama which he wrote and delivered as Professor of Poetry at Oxford (1989-1994), drafts of his obituary of poet Joseph Brodsky (written for the 'New York Times') and some early prose pieces which touch on his impressions on living in California and thought on politics in Northern Ireland in the early 1970's. The notebooks also contain some draft poems.
In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
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Notes: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: 87 folders

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Arrangement:Sub-fonds
II.i. Miscellaneous prose writings. II.ii. 'Preoccupations'. II.iii. 'The Government of the Tongue. II.iv. 'The Redress of Poetry'. II.v. 'Finder's Keepers'.
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II. Prose,

1970-2005.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Contains notebooks and manuscript and typescript worksheets with drafts of Heaney's prose writings, including his critical essays, reviews and articles for various newspapers and journals. Also included are drafts of lectures on poetry and drama which he wrote and delivered as Professor of Poetry at Oxford (1989-1994), drafts of his obituary of poet Joseph Brodsky (written for the 'New York Times') and some early prose pieces which touch on his impressions on living in California and thought on politics in Northern Ireland in the early 1970's. The notebooks also contain some draft poems.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:87 folders
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/141-202 (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.