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IV.ii.16. Annotated, typescript rehearsal draft of 'The Burial at Thebes',

2007-2008.

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Contributors: Sophocles. Antigone.
Summary:Dated 24 August 2007. Notes refer to the text as 'Version 2' - 'Which includes revisions made to Faber texts and Has extra revisions marked, all of which are included in the final correct version as played at the Peacock Theatre April 2008'.


Also included is a photocopy of a typescript performance script, with Heaney's manuscript annotations throughout in red ink. Annotations on the title page read 'Final Correct Versionœ as played at Peacock/Abbey˜ April 2008œ Marked for Collation with Faber Text'.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
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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.

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: 103 pages.

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Arrangement:Sub-fonds
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IV.ii.16. Annotated, typescript rehearsal draft of 'The Burial at Thebes',

2007-2008.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Dated 24 August 2007. Notes refer to the text as 'Version 2' - 'Which includes revisions made to Faber texts and Has extra revisions marked, all of which are included in the final correct version as played at the Peacock Theatre April 2008'.
Also included is a photocopy of a typescript performance script, with Heaney's manuscript annotations throughout in red ink. Annotations on the title page read 'Final Correct Versionœ as played at Peacock/Abbey˜ April 2008œ Marked for Collation with Faber Text'.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:103 pages.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/257 (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.