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II.iv.8. Manuscript and typescript drafts of the lecture 'Talking Shop: Playthings in the Playhouse',

1990.

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Summary:This lecture was delivered by Heaney in his capacity as Professor of Poetry at Oxford in 1990 but not collected in 'The Redress of Poetry'. It relates to the poetry of Robert Frost, Philip Larkin and Thomas Hardy. With manuscript and typescript drafts dated September 1990 (first draft) and 15 October 1990 respectively, alongside photocopies of same.
In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
Language:English
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Notes:Taken from a file originally marked as 'Playthings/Weight of Hours/Extra Time' 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: 177 pages; 4 folders.

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II.iv.8. Manuscript and typescript drafts of the lecture 'Talking Shop: Playthings in the Playhouse',

1990.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:This lecture was delivered by Heaney in his capacity as Professor of Poetry at Oxford in 1990 but not collected in 'The Redress of Poetry'. It relates to the poetry of Robert Frost, Philip Larkin and Thomas Hardy. With manuscript and typescript drafts dated September 1990 (first draft) and 15 October 1990 respectively, alongside photocopies of same.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Language:English
Extent:177 pages; 4 folders.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/190 (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.