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IV.i.3. Annotated typescript drafts of 'Philoctetes', later published as 'The Cure of Troy',

ca. 1990.

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Contributors: Sophocles. Philoctetes.
Summary:Draft 1 with manuscript annoatations in black and red ink, with an attached photocopy of the same draft dated 4 June; Draft 2 with pages numbered 1-32.
In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
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Notes:Heaney's adaption of Sophocles' play 'Philoctetes', titled 'The Cure at Troy', was first performed in the Guildhall, Derry and first published by Faber and Faber, in 1990.

Taken from a folder originally marked as 'Philoctetes' by Heaney.

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: 107 pages.

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IV.i.3. Annotated typescript drafts of 'Philoctetes', later published as 'The Cure of Troy',

ca. 1990.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Draft 1 with manuscript annoatations in black and red ink, with an attached photocopy of the same draft dated 4 June; Draft 2 with pages numbered 1-32.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:107 pages.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/235 (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.