III.iv.3. Documentation, relating to English National Opera's interest in staging a production of 'Diary Of One Who Vanished',

1997-1999.

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Contributors: Wallace, Neil
Summary:The correspondence, largely between Heaney and Neil Wallace, director of Offshore International Cultural Projects, relates to Heaney's early work on translating and adapting Janáček's song cycle, English National Opera's involvement in this project and Heaney's meeting with the ENO's tenor Ian Bostridge and producer Deborah Warner. The correspondence covers the period 1 December 1997 to 11 January 1999.
In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
Language:English
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Notes:Seamus Heaney's translation of Leoš Janáček's song cycle, titled 'Diary Of One Who Vanished', was published by Faber and Faber in 1999.

Taken from a file originally marked as 'Janacek' by Heaney.

MS 49,493/215 has been copied and the copies inserted into the file, as the original manuscript items contain personal details.

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: 15 pages.

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III.iv.3. Documentation, relating to English National Opera's interest in staging a production of 'Diary Of One Who Vanished',

1997-1999.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:The correspondence, largely between Heaney and Neil Wallace, director of Offshore International Cultural Projects, relates to Heaney's early work on translating and adapting Janáček's song cycle, English National Opera's involvement in this project and Heaney's meeting with the ENO's tenor Ian Bostridge and producer Deborah Warner. The correspondence covers the period 1 December 1997 to 11 January 1999.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Language:English
Extent:15 pages.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/215 (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.