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III.v.3. Annotated typescript draft of 'The Testament of Cresseid' ,

ca. 2003.

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Contributors: Henryson, Robert, 1430?-1506?
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Summary:Also included is an annotated typescript draft of the introduction to 'Testament' and related correspondence between Heaney and Stephen Stuart-Smith of the Enitharmon Press, concerning the Press' preparations to publish a limited edition of 'The Testament of Cresseid'. Correspondence covers the period 18-25 November 2003.
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.

MS 49,493/223 (pp 2-4) have been copied and the copies inserted into the file, as the original manuscripts contains private 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: 46 pages.

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Arrangement:Sub-fonds
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III.v.3. Annotated typescript draft of 'The Testament of Cresseid' ,

ca. 2003.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Also included is an annotated typescript draft of the introduction to 'Testament' and related correspondence between Heaney and Stephen Stuart-Smith of the Enitharmon Press, concerning the Press' preparations to publish a limited edition of 'The Testament of Cresseid'. Correspondence covers the period 18-25 November 2003.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:46 pages.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/223 (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.