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V.i.4. Copy letter from Seamus Heaney to Richard Pietrass and Eric Diacon,

1999.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Contributors: Diacon, Eric
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Summary:Heaney's letter relates to his composition of a 'bridge poem'. Included are drafts of the poem (first line beginning 'Steady under strain and strong through tension' ), Diacon's translation of the poem into French, Pietrass' translation into German and an attached letter to Heaney from Elisabeth Rohmer, of the Conseil de l'Europe, concerning the inclusion of the poem in the book 'Pont de l'Europe'. Letters are dated 7-15 March 1999. This poem was subsequently published as '3. The Bridge' in 'Ten Glosses' in the collection 'Electric Light' (2001).
In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
Language:English
Some text in French and German.
Notes:Taken from a file originally marked 'Electric Light' by Heaney.

MS 49,493/262 (p. 2) has been copied and the copy inserted into the file, as the original manuscrit contained 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: 8 pages.

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Arrangement:Sub-fonds
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V.i.4. Copy letter from Seamus Heaney to Richard Pietrass and Eric Diacon,

1999.
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Heaney's letter relates to his composition of a 'bridge poem'. Included are drafts of the poem (first line beginning 'Steady under strain and strong through tension' ), Diacon's translation of the poem into French, Pietrass' translation into German and an attached letter to Heaney from Elisabeth Rohmer, of the Conseil de l'Europe, concerning the inclusion of the poem in the book 'Pont de l'Europe'. Letters are dated 7-15 March 1999. This poem was subsequently published as '3. The Bridge' in 'Ten Glosses' in the collection 'Electric Light' (2001).
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Language:English
Some text in French and German.
Extent:8 pages.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/262 (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.