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IV.i.6. Complete, annotated typescript drafts of 'The Cure at Troy',

[1990]

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Contributors: Sophocles. Philoctetes.
Summary:Drafts contain the title page, list of characters, introductory quotations and typescript draft, with pages numbered 1-73. With extensive manuscript notes throughout, including Heaney's references to members of the original cast who performed the play in the Guildhall, Derry in October 1990. Also attached are fragmentary manuscript drafts of 'Supplementary chorus speeches'.
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.

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: 169 pages.

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IV.i.6. Complete, annotated typescript drafts of 'The Cure at Troy',

[1990]
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Drafts contain the title page, list of characters, introductory quotations and typescript draft, with pages numbered 1-73. With extensive manuscript notes throughout, including Heaney's references to members of the original cast who performed the play in the Guildhall, Derry in October 1990. Also attached are fragmentary manuscript drafts of 'Supplementary chorus speeches'.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:169 pages.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/238 (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.