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III.ii.1. Incomplete manuscript and typescript drafts of 'Orpheus and Eurydice'

ca. 1992.

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Contributors: Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D.
Summary:Attached are photocopied extracts, with some manuscript annotations, from an English translation of Books VII and XIII of 'Metamorphoses'.
In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
Language:English
Notes:'Orpheus and Eurydice' is Heaney's translation of Ovid's 'Metamorphoses' Book X and was published in 'The Midnight Verdict' (1993).

Drafts filed alongside a letter to Heaney from Michael [Hofmann] dated 19 December 1992, in which he refers to Heaney's work on the 'Metamorphoses'.

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: 26 pages.

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III.ii.1. Incomplete manuscript and typescript drafts of 'Orpheus and Eurydice'

ca. 1992.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Attached are photocopied extracts, with some manuscript annotations, from an English translation of Books VII and XIII of 'Metamorphoses'.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Language:English
Extent:26 pages.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/204 (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.