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Seamus Heaney papers, 1951-2004Description of Series

Subseries 2.2
Other writings, 1964-2004
Boxes 68 - 73; OP9

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order.

681Anonymous, "Article on the Education Summer School for Inclusion in the Magazine of the Royal Society of Literature" [ RSL], typescript
682Anonymous, "Back Home," poem signed Marco, photocopied typescript
683Anonymous, Collection of poems, photocopied typescript
684Anonymous, Collection of poems, carbon typescript and photocopied typescript, letter signed Chris, holograph notes, 1969
685Anonymous, Discussion of "what Field Day is all about," photocopied typescript with a few holograph corrections
686Anonymous, "Elder," poem with holograph note, signed Patrick, typescript
687Anonymous, "The Feast of Lughnasa," poem, photocopied typescript
688Anonymous, "Fishermen of Neagh, typescript, 24 pages
689Anonymous, "From the 'Amusement of the Muses,' Book I: The Mimic Muse," collection of poems, photocopied typescript
6810Anonymous, "Great Irishmen- Padraic O'Conaire," typescript with clipping and letter, undated
6811Anonymous, "Guilty of Dust," poem, typescript, 1984
6812Anonymous, "Halved," poem for Seamus Heaney, photocopied typescript
6813Anonymous, "Hopkins on Skellig Michael," poetry collection, photocopied typescript
6814Anonymous, "Hydriotaphia?" poem, typescript
6815Anonymous, "Magician," poem, carbon typescript
6816Anonymous, "Mushrooms," poem, photocopied typescript
6817Anonymous, "Mycenae Wavelengths," poem, typescript
6818Anonymous, "Myths," "No Wind," "Vandal," "Moher Revisited," "Weather and Weatherings," "A Visit on Death, " Bigfoot," typescript with some holograph notes
6819Anonymous, "Nightshift," "Hearth," poems, typescript with corrections
6820Anonymous, "The Provincial Museum Assen," and "Memento Mori," poems, typescript with notations
6821Anonymous, "A Refutation," holograph poem
6822Anonymous, "The Sea in Winter," poem with holograph notes, photocopied typescript
6823Anonymous, "Spirit of the Age," poem, typescript
6824Anonymous, "Swifts," poem, carbon typescript
6825Anonymous, "Teaching German Literature," "Brothers," "An Easy Death," poems, photocopied typescript
6826Anonymous, "A Tie," poem, typescript
6827Anonymous, "Time, Objects, and the Body," essay, typescript
6828Anonymous, "To a Cuckoo at Coolnalough," poem, typescript
6829Anonymous, "Trying on Hats (with a friend), poem typescript
6830Anonymous, untitled poem [for John Hewitt], photocopied typescript, 1977
6831Anonymous, untitled poem, photocopied typescript
6832Anonymous, untitled poem regarding St. Francis, typescript
6833Anonymous, untitled short story, photocopied typescript with some revisions
6834Anonymous, "Vermeers," poetry collection with note signed Floyd, photocopied typescript
6835Anonymous, "A Visit to Poland: Control, Freedom, and the Appetite for Poetry," essay, photocopied typescript
6836Anonymous, "The Young Islanders," treatment for television documentary, 1996
6837Awano, Lisa Dickler, The Education of Juan Bobo, Chapter 1: "The First Day of School," novel in progress, typescript with letter from the author, 1993
6838Bantayehu, Getinet, "Poetry," essay, photocopied typescript
6839Banville, John, excerpt from Kepler: A Novel, typescript with letter from the author dated 14 January 1980
6840Bazakas, Konstantine C., six poems, carbon typescript, 1978-1981
6841Bidart, Frank, "Genesis 1-2:4," poem with note signed by the author, photocopied typescript, 1982
6842Bidart, Frank, "The Sacrifice," poetry collection, photocopied typescript with holograph note signed by the author, 1982
6843Black, Liam, "Johnny the Goat," poem, typescript, 25 October 1996
6844Blumenthal, Michael, "Oedipus II," poem, photocopied typescript
6845Booth, Martin, "Four," poem and "Beotham," translation of British epic verse with cover letter from the author, photocopied typescript, 1990
6846Breen, Robert P., "America's Reef," poem, typescript, signed by the author, 1997
6847Brodsky, Joseph, rhymed foreword to Peter Viereck's Tide and Continuities: Last and First Poems, May 1993, photocopied typescript
6848Brown, Celia, "Michelangelo," poem, typescript, 1986
6849Brown, George Mackay, "A Harp for a Wedding," photocopied holograph poem, October 1985
6850Bryan, Arthur, "Canto II," poem with a few revisions, photocopied typescript
6851Bull, Iris, "Facets of War," "The Gulf," "A Backward Glance," "Without You," "A Walk in Winter," "Gifts," "Cavaliers," "Life's Little Ironies," poems, photocopied typescript, 17 November 19[??]
6852Burns, Gerald, "In her Selected Poems," typescript, 18 July 1988 with "The Myth of Accidence, Book VII" [first half], typescript
6853Buttle, Myra, "Aere Perennius: A Fantasy," typescript, 1964
691Campbell, A.R., "Ord Glen," poem, typescript, 1991
692Campbell, Philip, Celtic poem translated into English, holograph manuscript, 1998
693Crotty, Patrick, review of Ferocious Humanism: An Anthology of Irish Poetry from Before Swift to Years After, W.J. McCormack, editor, facsimile copy, 2000
694Dale, Peter, translator "A Selection of Poems of Erminia Passannati," photocopied typescript, 1997
695Davie, Donald, "Two Poets," poem, typescript, initialed by the author
696Dawe, Gerald, "Against Piety: A Reading of John Hewitt's Poetry," essay, photocopied typescript
697Deane, John F., "Seafarer," a version of the Anglo-Saxon poem, photocopied typescript signed by the author with "The Journey," printed Turret Poetry Poem Card No. 17 inscribed and signed by the author
698Deane, Seamus, "The Broken Border," typescript poem
699Delaney, T.G., "Excavations in Carrickfergus 1974," narrative, photocopied typescript, 1975
6910DePoor, Donald M., eight poems, holograph and typescript
6911Desmond, John, Introduction of Seamus Heaney [speaker at Walt Whitman Lectures] at Whitman College, 14 February 1999, photocopied typescript with holograph note from the author
6912Donnelly, Brian, "Michael Longley (1939- )," entry for Dictionary of Literary Biography, photocopied typescript, 1983
6913Dowling, Ben, The Calligraphy Shop, poetry collection, photocopied typescript
6914Eder, [?], Untitled collection of poems, photocopied typescript with holograph notes in Seamus Heaney's hand, 1992
6915Eijkelboom, Jan, "Wegdrijven," translation of poem by Seamus Heaney, photocopied typescript
6916Elman, Richard, translator, "The Old Poet," a map poem of Nicaragua by Mario Cajina Vega, photocopied typescript with note to Seamus Heaney from the author
6917Ewart, Gavin, "To Seamus in Grateful Appreciation of Bed and Breakfast," holograph poem, signed by the author
6918Fitzgerald, Robert, translator, Aeneid II, 3-56, photocopied typescript, 1979
6919Flanagan, Thomas, Afterword for Ireland's Field Day edited by Seamus Deane, photocopied typescript with holograph corrections
6920Flemming, Alan, Four holograph poems, 1985
6921Foley, Michael, "Seeing Is Not Believing," holograph poem; "Different Fruit," "Bogey Men," "Saturday Night," typescript with revisions; "Three Poems," published, unknown source
6922Ford, P.K., "Devorgil," poem, photocopied typescript
6923Ford, Walton, Poems with letters from the author, typescript, 1987-1989
6924Forester, Michael, Souls, Songs and Solitude, poetry collection, photocopied typescript with letter from the author, 2000
6925French, Elain Warren, The Devlin Brothers," poem holograph manuscript, undated
6926Friel, Brian, Translations, photocopied typescript of play script, ca. late 1970s
6927Gebhardt, Peter, British Bulldog, poetry collection, page proofs, undated
6928Grealy, Lucy, ten poems, photocopied typescript, 1992
6929Greenblatt, Stephen, "Racial Memory and Literary History," essay, photocopied typescript with holograph note to Seamus Heaney
6930Hammond, David, "The Magic Fiddle," a documentary film proposal submitted by Flying Fox Films, photocopied typescript
6931Hanna, Davoren, "Lines in Time of Mourning," for Seamus and Niall, poem typescript, 1986
6932Hanson, Matthew Vernon, "William Alfred: A Study in Primary Archival Research and a Prolegomena to a Life of Witnessing," [dissertation], pp1-49 and front matter, 2000 [1of 6]
6933Hanson, Matthew Vernon, "William Alfred: A Study in Primary Archival Research and a Prolegomena to a Life of Witnessing," [dissertation], pp. 50-99 [2 of 6]
6934Hanson, Matthew Vernon, "William Alfred: A Study in Primary Archival Research and a Prolegomena to a Life of Witnessing," [dissertation], pp. 100-149 [3 of 6]
6935Hanson, Matthew Vernon, "William Alfred: A Study in Primary Archival Research and a Prolegomena to a Life of Witnessing," [dissertation], pp. 150-199 [4 of 6]
6936Hanson, Matthew Vernon, "William Alfred: A Study in Primary Archival Research and a Prolegomena to a Life of Witnessing," [dissertation], pp. 200-249 [5 of 6]
6937Hanson, Matthew Vernon, "William Alfred: A Study in Primary Archival Research and a Prolegomena to a Life of Witnessing," [dissertation], pp. 250-275 [6 of 6]
701Hays, J., "Our Dragon Brings Me Her Love Poem for You," poem, typescript, 1982
702Heaney, Carmel, "Northern Ireland- the Policy of the Government of Ireland," address at Harvard University, photocopied typescript, 1979
703Hewitt, Christopher, poetry collection, photocopied typescript, 1991
704Hornback, Bert G., "Tables Turned," poem, facsimile typescript, 1997
705Holland, Jack, "Sean Juan: Cantos 1 & 2," photocopied typescript, undated
706Howell, Christopher, Music in the Ice, poems, photocopied typescript, 1973
707Hudepol, Hank, Coal Dragon and Other Discoveries, poetry collection, photocopied typescript, 2000
708Hughes, Ted, "6 September 1997," poem, typescript [telefacsimile copy], 24 September 1997
709Hughes, Ted, Birthday Letters, photocopied typescript of poems to include, ca. 1998
7010Hughes, Ted, holograph notes, undated
7011Jennings, Elizabeth, "A Simple Wedding," "Considerations," and "Friendship," with "Crow and the Birds," and Crow's Table Talk," by Ted Hughes; "Beside the Seaside," "Mountain Swim," "Ulster," and A Nativity" by Michael Longley, typescript
7012Johnston, Carol Ann, "Poems My Father Taught Me," photocopied typescript with holograph letter dated 17 December 1989
7013Kavanagh, Patrick, "The Battle of the Poets," poem, 2 pp., holograph manuscript, signed, dated March 1940
7014Kearney, Richard, After the Face, poetry collection with holograph letter from the author, photocopied typescript, 1978
7015Kearney, Richard, "Transitions: Narratives in Modern Irish Culture," essay, photocopied typescript with revisions
7016Keefe, Joan, "An Eighteenth Century Irish Curse: On the Death of Dawson," (from the Irish of Sean Clarach MacDomhnaill), photocopied typescript
7017Keefe, Joan, Translations of Irish Poems, photocopied typescript
7018Kelleher, John V., "Too Small for Stove Wood, Too Big for Kindling: Collected Verse and Translations," photocopied typescript
7019Kendall, Tim, six poems, photocopied typescript
7020Keys, Kerry Shawn, seventeen poems, photocopied typescript, signed, ca. 1998
7021Kiely Benedict, excerpt from his novel, Nothing Happens in Carmincross, holograph manuscript, 45 pp., ca. 1985
7022Kobiernicki, Leszek, "The City as a Sea," poem, photocopied typescript
7023Kofman, Gil, "A Turn Away From Home," typescript, 1992
7024LeMieux, Debbie, "For Yia-Yia (My Grandmother)," four poems, photocopied typescript
711Longley, Michael, poem list for No Continuing City with one poem ("Fanny Hill") from the list, carbon copy, 20 August 1968
712Longley, Michael, Lares, poetry collection, photocopied typescript, 1972
713Longley, Michael, poems dated 1972: "Ghost Town," (1 June 1972), "Curriculum Vitae" (two drafts: 15 April 1972 and 19 April 1972), "Wounds" (undated), "Pateen" (3 November 1972), holograph, some with notes and signed
714Longley, Michael, poems dated in February 1973: "Death-Watch" (13 February 1973), "A Dedication," "Soft Target," "Sea-Burial," "Genealogy," "The Lodger (20 February 1973), "Arc de Triomphe" (5 March 1973), "The Bat" (20 November 1973 and 23 November 1973), photocopied typescript, signed by the author
715Longley, Michael, An Exploded View, poem collection, photocopied typescript, 1973
716Longley, Michael, poems dated 1974: "The White Goose (1 January 1974), "The Swim" (revised version), "Cross Country," "The Cottage," "Triangle: The Pool, The Lesson," "Fleace," "On Sitting Down..." (5 February 1974), "Belladonna" (13 May and 26 June 1974), "A Birth" (21 June 1974), "Ferry" (15 December 1974), photocopied typescripts, some signed
717Longley, Michael, poems dated 1975: "Aunts: Maude, Daisy," "Master of Ceremonies," "Edward Thomas's War Diary," "Hare," "Tulip," "A Small Hotel" (4 March 1975), " Mole," "A Birth," "The Contributors" (21 March 1975), "Mother-of-Pearl," "The Guelder Rose," "Odyssey," "The Old Story," Loamshire" (8 April 1975), "A Small Hotel" (8 May 1975), photocopied typescripts, some with holograph revisions, some signed by the author
718Longley, Michael, "Home Ground" (May 1978), photocopied typescript, signed and dated
719Longley, Michael, Poems dated 1987: "Love Poem," "Parts of the Body," "Whale," "Runes" (February 1987), photocopied typescript, signed and dated
7110Longley, Michael, poems dated 1990: "Homecoming," "Tree-House" (17 August 1990, signed and dated with holograph note to Seamus Heaney
7111[Longley, Michael?], "Big Derek Walcott," dated 26 April 1993
7112Longley, Michael, "Poetry," 10 June 1998, typescript with holograph note and date, signed
7113Longley, Michael, undated poems: "Dreams," "The Eel," "Halycon," "Stilts" (for Paul Muldoon), "Pretending to be Drunk," photocopied typescript
7114Longley, Michael, undated poems: "Irish Poetry," "Letters: To Three Irish Poets," "To James Simmons," "To Derek Mahon," "To Seamus Heaney," photocopied typescripts with a small number of holograph corrections
7115Longley, Michael, undated holograph poems: "The Lamplighter," "Home"
7116Longley, Michael, reading sheets for Belfast Poets Group, includes: "Narcissus," "Dr Johnson Dying," "In a Convent Cemetery," "Remembrance Day," "Gathering Mushrooms," "To Bix Beiderbecke," "Nausicaa," "The Freemartin," sixteen copies
7117Longley, Michael, "The Robin," undated with holograph letter
7118Longley, Michael, poem fragment, holograph
7119M[?], Jeff, "For a Sad Absentee," 21 September 1989, photocopied typescript
7120McCabe, Bernard, "Shop Talk," poem, typescript, signed
7121McCabe, Jane, "Echoes from England: The Poetry of Christopher Reid," essay, photocopied typescript
7122McGuckian, Medbh, "How Precious Also Are Thy Thoughts unto Me," essay, photocopied typescript
7123McGuckian, Medbh, "Photograph of a Passerine in Song," telefacsimile copy, 2000
7124McGuinness, Frank, "Caolin: A Song for Nice Voices," photocopied typescript
7125McGuinness, Frank, Carthaginians, drama, photocopied typescript, pp. 1-59 [1 of 2]
7126McGuinness, Frank, Carthaginians, drama, photocopied typescript, pp. 60-120 [2 of 2]
7127McGuinness, Frank, adapt. Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov, scenes from a rural life in four acts, photocopied typescript
7128MacIntyre, Tom, "The Kathryn Scene," short story, photocopied typescript with letter from the author
7129Maher, Kathleen, "In Media Res," short story, typescript, ca. 2003
OP9Mahon, Derek, "Beyond Howth Head," (For Jeremy Lewis), photocopied typescript signed by the author, March-April 1970
7130Mahon, Derek, "A Disused Shed in Co. Wexford," photocopied typescript, signed by the author, 7 November 1972
7131Martin, Augustine, "Hound Voices Were They All: An Experiment in Yeats Criticism" photocopied typescript with corrections
7132Montague, John, "A Primal Gaeltacht," essay signed by the author, photocopied typescript
7133Montague, John, untitled poem, carbon typescript with holograph note, signed
7134Montague, John, "The Water Carrier," "The Little Flower's Disciple," "Back Door," "Sweeney," "For the Hillmother," "Penal Rock/ Altamuskin," photocopied typescript, undated
721Morpurgo, Michael, Twist of Gold, photocopied typescript, pp. 1-99 [1 of 2]
722Morpurgo, Michael, Twist of Gold, photocopied typescript, pp. 100-196 and chapter 35 [2 of 2]
723Muldoon, Paul, "Cauliflowers," poem, typescript
724Muldoon, Paul, Mules, photocopied typescript, ca. 1977
725Murphy, Richard, "Overboard," typescript poem, undated
726Nagley, Ruth, untitled article regarding formation of Commonwealth Library in Athens, photocopied typescript, 1997
727O'Brien, Darcy, Way Down in Little Egypt, photocopied typescript with some revisions, notes, 1989
728Oldcorn, Tony, "Comparison between The Inferno and Purgatorio and 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock'"
729Parini, Jay, "Boy, Rising," poem, photocopied typescript with note by the author
7210Parker, Michael, "To Grazyna," "Some Time, Years Later" photocopied typescript with holograph letter from the author, 1987
7211Pine, Richard, Diviner: The Mind and Art of Brian Friel, pp. 1-89, photocopied typescript, 1989 [1 of 2]
7212Pine, Richard, Diviner: The Mind and Art of Brian Friel, pp. 90-184 and Notes, photocopied typescript, 1989 [2 of 2]
7213Pinsky, Robert, "Mr. Mintser," short story, photocopied typescript with some holograph revisions
7214Quinn, Gerald, "Joyce and Tenebrae: The Ironic Passion and Death of Gabriel Conroy," 1998; and "Frost's Synecdochic Allusions," 1999, articles for publication, typescript
7215Rawling, Tom, "The Barn," poem, typescript, signed and dated by the author, December 1989
7216Rawling, Tom," The New-born Calf," poem, signed by the poet "for Seamus," typescript, 1982
7217Reddy, Srikanth, seven poems from Facts for Visitors: Poems, photocopied typescript, 2004
7218Rodman, Selden, "Greco's Toledo," poem, carbon copy
7219Rifbjerg, Klaus, "Terrains vagues," poem, photocopied transcript, 2001
731Sargeant, Howard, "Idol Chatter," "Teenage Equestrienne," and "Double Knife-Throwing Act," poems, typescript
732Savidis, [Anthony?], "George P. Savidis, Greek American Emeritus," Nicholas Christopher lecture, Harvard University, undated
733Scanlan, Patricia, "Bullet in the Gullet," poem, photocopied typescript, 1988
734Schaller, Edigne, "Catinuity," and two untitled poems, typescript with revisions
735Schoeck, Richard J., ten poems responding to poems of Seamus Heaney, photocopied typescript, with cover letter to Seamus Heaney, 1984
736Schuchard, Ronald, "T.S.Eliot and Ted Hughes," essay, typescript undated
737Sharples, Rachel, five poems, photocopied typescript
738Simmons, James, "Birth," "Rogation Day: Portrush," "Lily," "The Second Time Around," "The Honeymoon," "Knocking On," "Meditation in time of Divorce," photocopied typescript with some revisions
739Simmons, James, "Naming Your Pleasure," "Gentlemen's Agreement," "The Island Again," poems, photocopied typescript
7310Sleigh, Tom, Waking, poetry collection, photocopied typescript, ca. 1990
7311Smith, John T., Brave New World, poetry collection with letter, typescript, 1991
7312Sommer, Jason, Lifting the Stone, poetry collection, photocopied typescript
7313Sommer, Jason, Lifting the Stone, photocopied proofs with cover letter, 1991
7314Sommer, Jason, "Singing Something," "Homecoming," "Fighting with My Father," poems, typescript
7315Steele, Peter, "Attention to Feeling: Derek Mahon's Past," essay, typescript
7316Strachan, Pat, eulogy delivered at memorial service for Anne Sullivan, 30 November 1995, photocopied typescript
7317Summerfield, Geoffrey, "All at Sea," story for Michael and Christopher Heaney, typescript signed by author
7318Summerfield, Geoffrey, "On Receiving 'A Rich Hour,'" poem for Seamus and Marie, typescript, signed by author, 1989
7319Summerfield, Geoffrey, "Treading on Holy Ground," essay, photocopied typescript with revisions
7320Tagliabue, John, four poems, typescript, with ACS and ANS and envelope, 2002
7321Temple, Elizabeth, "The Picture Vanishes or The Keeper's Story," and Seal Woman," poems, photocopied typescript, 1992
7322Thomas, Edward, eleven student poems, typescript, 1970
7323Tuteur, Mary, "Egg-plant Madonna," "Snake Dreams," "On Earth," student poems, typescript
7324de Valera, Terry, Rhymes of Remembrance, poetry collection with TLS from author, photocopied typescript, 1998
7325Vazivani, Rectika, three student poems, carbon typescript
7326Vendler, Helen, prepublication holograph notes for Government of the Tongue, ca. late 1980s
7327Wall, Alan, After Danae, poetry collection, photocopied typescript with cover letter
7328Wallace-Crabbe, Chris, collection of poems, typescript and photocopied typescript, 1991-2000 and undated
7329Weeks-Pearson, Tony, "The Bridge," novella, photocopied typescript with ALS, 1999
7330Wheelock, C. Webster, "The Winter Lingers," "Irish Poet's Reading," poems, photocopied typescript, 1985
7331Williamson, Alan, "The Values of Contemporary European Poetry," photocopied typescript
7332Wyley, Edna, "Diary of a Fatman," poem, photocopied typescript, 2000
7333Zinsmeister, J., "Ketchikan," poem, typescript, 1984
7334Unidentified poems
7335Unidentified fragments of prose