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III.iv.5. Documentation relating to the revision of drafts of 'Diary Of One Who Vanished',

1999.

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Contributors: Warner, Deborah, 1959-
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Summary:Included are annotated typescript worksheets, containing a number of later drafts and revisions, among them a draft titled 'Diary Of One Who Disappeared' and identified by Heaney as a 'Marked Copy' - his manuscript annotations refer to 'marks on text we agreed in March'.


Also included is related correspondence between Heaney and Deborah Warner, director of the English National Opera's production of 'Diary Of One Who Vanished', a faxed copy of a 'literal translation of Janáček's text which was supplied by Warner, and correspondence between Heaney and staff at Faber and Faber, regarding his concerns about later revisions to the text. The correspondence is dated 31 August - 29 September 1999.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
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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 49,493/217 (pp 15, 16, 32, 33, 40, 41, 43, 53 + 54) have been copied and the copies inserted into the file as the orignal manuscritps contained 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: 54 pages.

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Arrangement:Sub-fonds
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III.iv.5. Documentation relating to the revision of drafts of 'Diary Of One Who Vanished',

1999.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Included are annotated typescript worksheets, containing a number of later drafts and revisions, among them a draft titled 'Diary Of One Who Disappeared' and identified by Heaney as a 'Marked Copy' - his manuscript annotations refer to 'marks on text we agreed in March'.
Also included is related correspondence between Heaney and Deborah Warner, director of the English National Opera's production of 'Diary Of One Who Vanished', a faxed copy of a 'literal translation of Janáček's text which was supplied by Warner, and correspondence between Heaney and staff at Faber and Faber, regarding his concerns about later revisions to the text. The correspondence is dated 31 August - 29 September 1999.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:54 pages.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/217 (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.