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Subseries 2.2
Prose
Box 23 - 26, 62 - 63, 68, 72 - 73, 78 - 80

Box Folder Content
23 7 Acceptance speech for David Cohen Prize, 2007, MS and TS
78 8 "All You Need Is Love," 1998
23 8 Alternative Voices [review of Flotsam and Jetsam, Donkey's Years, and Dog Days, by Aidan Higgins] and associated material Dog Days, by Aidan Higgins] and associated material
78 9 "The Art of Poetry"
23 9 Auden on St. Mark's Place
23 10 "Autumn Blues" [translation of Mallarmé's "Plainte d'Automne"], TS
78 10 "Back of Beyond," 1972
23 11 "Betjeman in Dublin," MS and TS [1]
78 11 "Betjeman in Dublin," [2]
78 12 "Careful Footprints," 1985
23 12 Christmas Books, December 1993
23 13 "Christmas Books," TS
78 13 "Christmas Books," undated
78 14 "Clarity and Solace--The Art of Anne Madden"
23 14 Closing Down Kinsale
68 1 Clouds, special edition proofs, 2015
23 15 Coca-Cola, [review of Under the Volcano, dir. by John Huston (based on the novel by Malcolm Lowry)], corrected typescript with promotional material
78 15 "The Country Girl," undated
78 16 "Dark Nights and Luminaries," 1987
78 17 "Delinquent Patriarch," undated
26 1 Dublin Diary, September 1997-June 1999
78 18 "The Distant Skylight," 1974
23 16 The Double Dactyl
72 43 Down at the Shore
23 17 Dublin's Shelbourne Hotel
78 19 "Eclogues between the Truculent," undated
23 18 An Empire of Signs [article re: Edinburgh Festival], corrected typescript with proof
23 19 Epiphanies [review of Tilting the Jar, Spilling the Moon]
23 20 Euphorion in Ely Place [essay on George Moore] and preparatory notes
78 20 "Everything for Keeps," 2009
23 21 A Fitting Tribute [review of Decantations, ed. by Agnes Bernelle]
23 22 Foreword to projected collection of Selected Prose
23 23 Foreword to J. G. Farrell: The Making of a Writer, by Lavinia Greacen, and associated material
23 24 Foreword to An Unweaving of Rainbows, by John Minihan, and associated material
23 25 Foreword to Wildly for Days, by Eamon Grennan, corrected typescript
78 21 "Forgotten Poet Is Our Loss," 2001
62 41 Fragments
23 26 "A Ghostly Rumble Among the Drums" [article about Mahon's experiences at Trinity College, Dublin], TS
24 2 "The Girl on the Bridge," TS
78 22 "Going the Distance," undated
23 27 "A Goofy Delinquent" [review of Slow Learner: Early Stories by Thomas Pynchon], TS
23 28 "Gravity and Grace: The Art of Anne Madden," MS and TS
23 29 The Heat of the Day [review of The Heat of the Day, by Elizabeth Bowen], corrected typescript The Heat of the Day, by Elizabeth Bowen], corrected typescript
23 30 "The Heaven of Painting" [translation of Marcelin Pleynet's "Le Ciel de la Peinture" about Anne Madden], MS and TS
24 1 High Time [program note], corrected typescript
78 23 "A Holy Show," undated
78 24 "An Honest Ulsterman," 1988
68 3 Horizons, with Sarah Iremonger, 2015
24 3 His Own Worst Enemy [review of Alexander the Great, by John Maxwell O'Brien]
78 25 "I Feel Very Western Wind about It...," undated
24 4 Icarus
78 26 "An Imprudential Poet," 1993
24 5 An Imprudential Poet [review of Poems, by W.R. Rodgers]
78 27 "Incorrigibly Plural," 1988
78 28 "Indian Ink," undated
24 6 [Introduction for Aidan Higgins]
24 7 [Introduction for Aidan Mathews]
24 8 [Introduction for Ciaran Carson and Nuala Ni Dhomnhaill]
24 9 [Introduction for Daniel Albright]
24 10 [Introduction for Edna O'Brien]
24 11 [Introduction for Seamus Deane]
26 2 Journalism: preface
26 3 Journalism: notes by Terence Brown and Derek Mahon
26 4 Journalism: notes
26 5 Journalism: proofs
26 6 Journalism: proposed dustjackets
24 12 The King and I [1996 Yeats International Summer School lecture]
78 29 "Lavinia," 1999
24 13 Letter from New York: The Mag Trade, January 1993
24 14 Letter from New York: [Race Matters], 25 January 1993
24 15 Letter from New York: Lit City, 26 April 1993
24 16 Letter from New York: Bright Lights, June 1993
24 17 Letter from New York: Thanks for Sharing, June 1993
24 18 Letter from New York: Unseen Worlds, 26 October 1993
24 19 Letter from New York: John Butler Yeats in NYC, 27 November 1993
24 20 Letter from New York: Just Kidding, 21 February 1994
24 21 Letter from New York: Lotus Land, 27 March 1994
24 22 Letter from New York: Scorpio Rising, 23 April 1994
24 23 Letter from New York: [Samuel Beckett], 26 April 1994
24 24 Letter from New York: Thanks for Sharing; Prizes for all, 24 May 1994
24 25 Letter from New York: Patriotic Gore, 6 June 1994
24 26 Letter from New York: Girl Crazy, Cracking Wise, Ogdenational, undated
24 27 Letter from New York: Passion and Irony, undated
24 28 Letter from New York: Unseen Worlds, undated
24 29 Letter from New York: Upstarts from Ireland, undated
24 30 Louis MacNeice and Gypsy Rose Lee
78 30 Louis MacNeice's Ireland," undated
78 31 "MacNeice in Ireland and England," undated
24 31 A Month at Yaddo
24 32 The Mother of Invention: Freedom and Necessity in Contemporary Irish Poetry
24 33 The Mother of Invention: Freedom and Necessity in Contemporary Irish Poetry [revised version]
24 34 Muldoon
78 32 "The Mystery Intact," undated
78 33 New preface to The Strings are False by Louis MacNeice, undated
24 35 New York Irish Chic
24 36 No Access to the Tomb in High Brazil
79 1 "Noah's Ark," 2007
24 37 A Noise Like Wings [article re: Samuel Beckett], corrected typescripts with related correspondence and photocopy of published article
25 31 Notes towards Memoir 1941-1980
25 32 Notes on Mangan
25 33 Notes on Milan Kundera's Unbearable Lightness of Being
25 34 Notes on "Snow" by Louis MacNeice
79 2 "Nowhere to Go," undated
68 4 Olympia and the Internet (2017): "Bangor: A Long Sunset"
72 44 Olympia and the Internet (2017): Book cover design
68 5 Olympia and the Internet (2017): "Caravans"
68 6 Olympia and the Internet (2017): "Changing a Word"
68 7 Olympia and the Internet (2017): "Clouds"
68 8 Olympia and the Internet (2017): "'Constructions'; 'Inventing a Language'"
68 9 Olympia and the Internet (2017): Front matter
68 10 Olympia and the Internet (2017): "Going to the Pictures"
68 11 Olympia and the Internet (2017): "Here at the Grove"
68 12 Olympia and the Internet (2017): "Horizons"
68 13 Olympia and the Internet (2017): Notes and fragments
68 14 Olympia and the Internet (2017): "Olympia and the Internet"
72 45 Olympia and the Internet (2017): Proofs
68 15 Olympia and the Internet (2017): "Ragtime"
68 16 Olympia and the Internet (2017): "The Rain Bridge"
68 17 Olympia and the Internet (2017): "Readings"
68 18 Olympia and the Internet (2017): "Rubbish Theory"
68 19 Olympia and the Internet (2017): "School Photo"
68 20 Olympia and the Internet (2017): "The Swimmer as Hero"
79 3 "One Day the Old Grow Young," undated
73 1 Outside at Night
63 1 "Palinurus"
24 38 Paris Diary, corrected typescripts with proof
24 39 Prague Spring
24 40 Preface to Gérard de Nerval, Les Chimères, TS
24 41 Preface to The Strings Are False by Louis MacNeice, 2007, MS and TS
24 42 "The Pre-Natal Mountain: Louis MacNeice's Ireland," TS
24 43 Quaat? [review of Quoof, by Paul Muldoon], corrected typescripts with clipping
73 2 The Rain Bridge, proof, 2017
68 2 The Rain Bridge, special edition proof, 2016
79 4 "A Record of Writerly Thought," undated
25 1 "A Record of Writerly Thought" [review of Windy Arbours: Collected Criticism by Aidan Higgins], TS [includes ALS, 15 February 2006, from Higgins]
63 2 Red Sails: "About Time"
63 3 Red Sails: "At Aristaeus' House"
63 4 Red Sails: "Bring Your Own"
63 5 Red Sails: "The Bright Edge: West Cork"
63 6 Red Sails: Jackets
63 7 Red Sails: "Montaigne Redivivus"
63 8 Red Sails: "The Plays"
63 9 Red Sails: "Poetry in Translation"
63 10 Red Sails: "Pots and Pans"
63 11 Red Sails: "Red Sails in the Sunset"
63 12 Red Sails: "The 'Sculpture' of Rhyme"
63 13 Red Sails: "Seaplanes"
63 14 Red Sails: "Space Time: East Cork"
63 15 Red Sails: "A Trial Run"
63 16 Red Sails: Typescript
63 17 Red Sails: "Works and Days"
79 5 "The Return of Judith Hearne," undated
63 18 Review of VelA by Francesca Baines
25 2 Rome and Music
79 6 "Rome and Music: Anthony Burgess," 1975
25 3 Sam – the artist as hero [review of Samuel Beckett: The Last Modernist by Anthony Cronin]
25 4 Samuel Menashe
68 21 "Schopenhauer," undated

Originally included with drafts of works published in Olympia and the Internet.

25 35 Scrapbook, 1996-1997 [includes Yellow Book materials]
79 7 "A Secular Mystic," 1998
25 5 A Secular Mystic [on Philippe Jaccottet]
79 8 Selected Prose (2012): "Against the Snow"
79 9 Selected Prose (2012): "Bowen on the Box"
79 10 Selected Prose (2012): "Bridging the Gap"
79 11 Selected Prose (2012): "The Coleraine Triangle"
79 12 Selected Prose (2012): "Dark of the Moon"
79 13 Selected Prose (2012): "Dublin in the Sixties"
79 14 Selected Prose (2012): "Dying to Get Home"
79 15 Selected Prose (2012): "A Ghostly Rumble Among the Drums"
79 16 Selected Prose (2012): "Ghosts in the Sunlight"
79 17 Selected Prose (2012): "Gin and Cloud"
79 18 Selected Prose (2012): "Huts and Sheds"
79 19 Selected Prose (2012): "Icarus in the Ignorance Age"
79 20 Selected Prose (2012): "If Only"
79 21 Selected Prose (2012): "J.G. Farrell"
79 22 Selected Prose (2012): "Life as Story Told"
79 23 Selected Prose (2012): "MacNeice, 'The War,' and the BBC"
79 24 Selected Prose (2012): "Olivia Manning"
79 25 Selected Prose (2012): "Paws"
79 26 Selected Prose (2012): "The Poetry Nonsense: A Docudrama"
79 27 Selected Prose (2012): "Prospects of the Sea"
79 28 Selected Prose (2012): "The Road to Highgate"
79 29 Selected Prose (2012): "Sad Wings"
79 30 Selected Prose (2012): "The Sadness Lurks So Deep"
79 31 Selected Prose (2012): "The Theatre of the World"
79 32 Selected Prose (2012): "An Unflinching Gaze"
80 1 Selected Prose (2012): "War and Peace"
80 2 Selected Prose (2012): "Yeats and the Lights of Dublin"
80 3 "Smoke and Mirrors," undated
25 6 "Spice of Life" [review of Collected Poems by Louis MacNeice], 2007, TS
25 7 The Titanic
25 8 To Get the Moment Back [review of Desire in Belfast, by Sean Haldane]
63 19 "Tolstoy and Art"
25 9 Traces Elements of the Race [review of A Snail in My Prime, by Paul Durcan]
80 4 "A Tribute to Beckett on His Eightieth Birthday," 1986
80 5 "The True Place," undated
80 6 "An Ulster Blackthorn," 1987
63 20 Unidentified designs
25 30 Unidentified fragments [1]
80 7 Unidentified fragments [2]
80 8 "A Unique Vision"
25 18 Untitled [re: Glyn Hughes and Tony Harrison], circa 1970
25 19 Untitled [re: John Banville]
25 20 Untitled [re: Poems, 1962-1978]
25 21 Untitled [reflection on Night-Crossing], 1968, TS
25 22 Untitled [review of Camus, by Patrick McCarthy, and An Ice Cream War, by William Boyd], corrected typescript An Ice Cream War, by William Boyd], corrected typescript
25 23 Untitled [review of Collected Poems, by Anthony Cronin], TS
25 24 Untitled [review of Langrishe, Go Down, by Aidan Higgins]
25 25 Untitled [article on Aran Islands]
25 26 Untitled [sleeve notes for Jack MacGowran speaking Samuel Beckett's poetry], TS [includes correspondence from Richard Ryan and Mahon]
25 27 Untitled [Sunday Independent Books of the Year]
25 28 Untitled [series of pensées]
25 29 Untitled [fragment of essay on MacNeice and Auden]
25 14 Verse Drama [Exiles Theatre Festival 1995]
25 10 "War and Peace" [review of Collected Poems by Michael Longley], TS
25 11 "Waste Is the Better Part of Wisdom" [essay about Patrick MacDonogh for the PBS Bulletin, Winter 2000], TS and proof
25 12 "Watt Is the Word" [article about Samuel Beckett's poetry], 2006, MS and TS
80 9 "Webs of Artifice," 1976
25 13 Womanly Times [review of Between Moon and Moon: Selected Letters of Robert Graves], corrected typescript
80 10 "A World of Signs," 1988
80 11 "Writing for TV," undated
25 15 "Yeats, Belfast and Dublin in the Sixties" [lecture delivered at the Yeats Summer School, Sligo, August 1996], TS [later published as "Yeats and the Lights of Dublin" in The Dublin Review, Autumn 2002]
25 16 "Yeats and the Lights of Dublin," TS [includes TLS, 11 July 2002, from Brendan Barrington about the essay's publication in The Dublin Review]
25 17 Young Eavan and Early Boland
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