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I.xiv.10. Annotated typescript drafts of poems collected in 'The Spirit Level',

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Summary:Contains worksheets with drafts of 'Postscript', 'Sweet Chariot' (collected as 'The Swing'), 'The Flight Path', 'An Architect', 'The Modern Mistress' (collected as 'Two Lorries'), 'Country Roads', An Invocation', 'Weighing In', 'Resolutions', 'After Liberation', 'A Sofa in the Forties', 'Diptych' (revised and collected as 'St. Kevin and the Blackbird'), 'On A New Work In The English Tongue' (collected in 'Electric Light') and 'Glanmore Ecologue' (collected in 'Electric Light').
In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
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Notes:Taken from a file originally marked as 'District' by Heaney. File also includes some poems subsequently collected in 'Electric Light' (2001).

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: 41 pages.

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I.xiv.10. Annotated typescript drafts of poems collected in 'The Spirit Level',

[n.d.]
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Contains worksheets with drafts of 'Postscript', 'Sweet Chariot' (collected as 'The Swing'), 'The Flight Path', 'An Architect', 'The Modern Mistress' (collected as 'Two Lorries'), 'Country Roads', An Invocation', 'Weighing In', 'Resolutions', 'After Liberation', 'A Sofa in the Forties', 'Diptych' (revised and collected as 'St. Kevin and the Blackbird'), 'On A New Work In The English Tongue' (collected in 'Electric Light') and 'Glanmore Ecologue' (collected in 'Electric Light').
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:41 pages.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/112 (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.