II.i.2. Notebook, containing drafts of prose pieces, poems and some diary entries,

1973-1989.

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Summary:Notebook contains diary entries for Christmas Day, 1973, 15 July 1988, in which he writes of his revising poems written in the winter of 1975, and 14 September (no year) in which he refers to meeting Charles Monteith of Faber and Faber. Also included are drafts essays on poets Philip Larkin, Ezra Pound, Gerard Manley Hopkins and W.B. Yeats, some reflections on poetry (including a possible draft introduction to the collection 'North'), drafts of poems dated 1975 and 1988-9 and lists of his own poems.
In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
Language:English
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Notes:Annotations on front end-papers read 'To: Daddy. from: Michael/ Christmas 73'.

Pages containing private information are inaccessible to view; the remaining pages are fully accessible.

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: 1 volume.

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II.i.2. Notebook, containing drafts of prose pieces, poems and some diary entries,

1973-1989.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Notebook contains diary entries for Christmas Day, 1973, 15 July 1988, in which he writes of his revising poems written in the winter of 1975, and 14 September (no year) in which he refers to meeting Charles Monteith of Faber and Faber. Also included are drafts essays on poets Philip Larkin, Ezra Pound, Gerard Manley Hopkins and W.B. Yeats, some reflections on poetry (including a possible draft introduction to the collection 'North'), drafts of poems dated 1975 and 1988-9 and lists of his own poems.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Language:English
Extent:1 volume.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/142 (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.