III.v.7. Notebook, containing manuscript drafts of the fables 'The Preaching of the Swallow' and 'The Lion and the Mouse',

2007.

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Contributors: Henryson, Robert, 1430?-1506?
Summary:A4 notebook contains manuscript drafts of 'The Preaching of the Swallow' (draft dated 26 July - 5 August 2007) and 'The Lion and the Mouse' (draft dated 6 July - August 2007). Also included are attached loose worksheets (9 pages) containing annotated typescript drafts of both fables, also dated July - August 2007.
In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
Subjects:
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: 1 volume, 9 pages.

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III.v.7. Notebook, containing manuscript drafts of the fables 'The Preaching of the Swallow' and 'The Lion and the Mouse',

2007.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:A4 notebook contains manuscript drafts of 'The Preaching of the Swallow' (draft dated 26 July - 5 August 2007) and 'The Lion and the Mouse' (draft dated 6 July - August 2007). Also included are attached loose worksheets (9 pages) containing annotated typescript drafts of both fables, also dated July - August 2007.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:1 volume, 9 pages.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/227 (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.