II.iv.3. Notebook, containing a manuscript draft of the lecture 'The Redress of Poetry',

1989.

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Summary:Also included in the notebook is a diary entry dated 12 Sept 1989, in which he refers to making a 'first stab at the writing of the Oxford inaugural', a draft introduction to a collection of poems and drafts of his poem 'Acrostic For A Lady' which was published in 'Liquorice All-Sorts' (1993).
In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
Notes:'The Redress of Poetry' was Heaney's inaugural lecture as Professor of Poetry, delivered at the University of Oxford 24 October 1989.

Taken from a folder originally marked as 'The Redress of Poetry' 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: 1 item.

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II.iv.3. Notebook, containing a manuscript draft of the lecture 'The Redress of Poetry',

1989.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Also included in the notebook is a diary entry dated 12 Sept 1989, in which he refers to making a 'first stab at the writing of the Oxford inaugural', a draft introduction to a collection of poems and drafts of his poem 'Acrostic For A Lady' which was published in 'Liquorice All-Sorts' (1993).
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:1 item.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/185 (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.