IV.ii.14. Typescript drafts of Heaney's programme notes for the Abbey Theatre's production of 'The Burial at Thebes',

[2004]

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Summary:Draft titled 'The Burial at Thebes, Note for the Programme'. Included are related letters from Heaney to Rachel Alexander of Faber and Faber and to Orla Flanagan, of the Abbey Theatre, dated 8 - 9 March 2004.
In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
Subjects:
Notes:Heaney's adaption of Sophocles' play 'Antigone', titled 'The Burial at Thebes', was commissioned by the Abbey Theatre as part of its centenary celebrations and first performed there on 31 March 2004. It was first published by Faber and Faber in 2004.

MS 49,493/255 pp 809 have been copied and the copies inserted into the file, as the original manuscripts contain private contact details.

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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IV.ii.14. Typescript drafts of Heaney's programme notes for the Abbey Theatre's production of 'The Burial at Thebes',

[2004]
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Draft titled 'The Burial at Thebes, Note for the Programme'. Included are related letters from Heaney to Rachel Alexander of Faber and Faber and to Orla Flanagan, of the Abbey Theatre, dated 8 - 9 March 2004.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:10 pages.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/255 (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.