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IV. Drama,

1990-2004.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Contributors: Abbey Theatre
Summary:Includes notebooks and worksheets containing manuscript and typescript drafts of Heaney's two plays 'The Cure at Troy' (1990) and 'The Burial at Thebes' (2004). Also included is some related correspondence with Heaney's publishers Faber and Faber concerning their publication, and documentation relating to productions of both plays in Ireland, Britain and the United States, notably correspondence with the Abbey Theatre regarding its commissioning of 'The Burial at Thebes', which formed part their centenary celebrations.
In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
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Notes: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: 35 folders

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Arrangement:Sub-fonds
IV.i. The Cure at Troy. IV.ii. The Burial at Thebes.
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IV. Drama,

1990-2004.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Includes notebooks and worksheets containing manuscript and typescript drafts of Heaney's two plays 'The Cure at Troy' (1990) and 'The Burial at Thebes' (2004). Also included is some related correspondence with Heaney's publishers Faber and Faber concerning their publication, and documentation relating to productions of both plays in Ireland, Britain and the United States, notably correspondence with the Abbey Theatre regarding its commissioning of 'The Burial at Thebes', which formed part their centenary celebrations.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:35 folders
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/233-258 (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.