III.v.8. Annotated typescript draft of the fable 'The Preaching of the Swallow,

2007.

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Contributors: Henryson, Robert, 1430?-1506?
Summary:Draft's pages numbered 1 to 9, with a manuscript draft of the first verse of the 'Moralaitas' on the verso of page 5. Annotations read 'Begun Glanmore 26 July 2007'.


With an attached copy letter from Heaney to Prof. [Patrick] Corotty, of Dunfermline, in which he writes of his current work translating and adapting Henryson's verses and fables. Heaney writes as and signs himself as 'Robert Henryson'. Letter dated 5 Aug. 2007.
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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: 10 pages.

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III.v.8. Annotated typescript draft of the fable 'The Preaching of the Swallow,

2007.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Draft's pages numbered 1 to 9, with a manuscript draft of the first verse of the 'Moralaitas' on the verso of page 5. Annotations read 'Begun Glanmore 26 July 2007'.
With an attached copy letter from Heaney to Prof. [Patrick] Corotty, of Dunfermline, in which he writes of his current work translating and adapting Henryson's verses and fables. Heaney writes as and signs himself as 'Robert Henryson'. Letter dated 5 Aug. 2007.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:10 pages.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/228 (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.