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IV.ii.11. Correspondence between Seamus Heaney and Orla Flanagan, Literary Officer of the Abbey Theatre,

2003-2004.

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Contributors: Abbey Theatre
Summary:Correspondence relates to the Abbey's staging of 'The Burial at Thebes'. Attached are Heaney's revisions to the lines of the Chorus. Dates from 5 December 2003 to 9 August 2004.


Also included are communications from the Abbey Theatre's Outreach Department, concerning a forthcoming article on Heaney, due to appear in the Abbey Theatre's Youth Magazine.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
Language:English
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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 49,493/252 has been copied and the copies made available, as the original manuscripts contain personal 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: 13 pages.

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Arrangement:Sub-fonds
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IV.ii.11. Correspondence between Seamus Heaney and Orla Flanagan, Literary Officer of the Abbey Theatre,

2003-2004.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Correspondence relates to the Abbey's staging of 'The Burial at Thebes'. Attached are Heaney's revisions to the lines of the Chorus. Dates from 5 December 2003 to 9 August 2004.
Also included are communications from the Abbey Theatre's Outreach Department, concerning a forthcoming article on Heaney, due to appear in the Abbey Theatre's Youth Magazine.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Language:English
Extent:13 pages.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/252 (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.