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III.v. 'The Testament of Cresseid & Seven Fables',

2004, 2009.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Contributors: Henryson, Robert, 1430?-1506?
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Summary:Notebook and manuscript and typescript worksheets containing drafts of Heaney's translations of Robert Henryson's poems. Also included is documentation relating to their publication by Enitharmon Press and Faber and Faber in 2004 and 2009 respectively, including correspondence from staff at both publishing houses, drafts of the cover artwork and printer's proofs.
In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
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Notes:Heaney's 'The Testament of Cresseid, a retelling of Robert Henryson's poem, was published by the Enitharmon Press in 2004; 'The Testament of Cresseid & Seven Fables' was published by Faber and Faber in 2009.

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: 14 folders

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Arrangement:Sub-fonds
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III.v. 'The Testament of Cresseid & Seven Fables',

2004, 2009.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Notebook and manuscript and typescript worksheets containing drafts of Heaney's translations of Robert Henryson's poems. Also included is documentation relating to their publication by Enitharmon Press and Faber and Faber in 2004 and 2009 respectively, including correspondence from staff at both publishing houses, drafts of the cover artwork and printer's proofs.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:14 folders
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/221-232 (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.