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V.i.1. Draft and copy letters, written by Seamus Heaney, to friends and associates,

1965-1983.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Summary:Contains a letter to the editor of the TLS concerning the submission of unspecified poems (dated 8/2/1965); an incomplete draft letter, written from Berkeley, California, concerning an 'Irish-American interchange' (dated 26/6/1971; recipient unclear); a letter written from Coagh, Co. Tyrone concerning family photographs (dated 8/1973; recipient unclear); a letter written from Ashford, Co. Wicklow, concerning a recent trip to Belderg ('an unforgetable day ... has been growing and enriching itself in my memory ever since') recepient unclear and dated 31/71974; incomplete drafts of a letter to Brian [Friel] concerning his thoughts on seeing Friel's play 'Volunteers' (dated 12/10/1974) and an annotated draft letter in which he refers to his thoughts on being described as British in the 'Pengiuin Book of Contemporary British Poetry' (dated 30/8/1983).
In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
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Notes: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: 7 pages.

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Arrangement:Sub-fonds
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V.i.1. Draft and copy letters, written by Seamus Heaney, to friends and associates,

1965-1983.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Contains a letter to the editor of the TLS concerning the submission of unspecified poems (dated 8/2/1965); an incomplete draft letter, written from Berkeley, California, concerning an 'Irish-American interchange' (dated 26/6/1971; recipient unclear); a letter written from Coagh, Co. Tyrone concerning family photographs (dated 8/1973; recipient unclear); a letter written from Ashford, Co. Wicklow, concerning a recent trip to Belderg ('an unforgetable day ... has been growing and enriching itself in my memory ever since') recepient unclear and dated 31/71974; incomplete drafts of a letter to Brian [Friel] concerning his thoughts on seeing Friel's play 'Volunteers' (dated 12/10/1974) and an annotated draft letter in which he refers to his thoughts on being described as British in the 'Pengiuin Book of Contemporary British Poetry' (dated 30/8/1983).
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:7 pages.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/259 (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.