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IV.i.2. Incomplete manuscript draft of an introductory note on Sophocles' play 'Philoctetes',

ca. 1990.

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Contributors: Sophocles. Philoctetes.
Summary:Heaney's draft introduction provides a context to 'Philoctetes'. Attached is a photocopy of an English language translation of the play.
In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
Language:English
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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.

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: 39 pages.

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IV.i.2. Incomplete manuscript draft of an introductory note on Sophocles' play 'Philoctetes',

ca. 1990.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Heaney's draft introduction provides a context to 'Philoctetes'. Attached is a photocopy of an English language translation of the play.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Language:English
Extent:39 pages.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/234 (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.