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MacGill-Eain, Somhairle 1911-1996

Overview
Works: 101 works in 244 publications in 5 languages and 4,640 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Performer, Honoree
Classifications: PR6013.R735, 821.91209
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The correspondence between Hugh MacDiarmid and Sorley MacLean an annotated edition by Hugh MacDiarmid( )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is both the first complete annotated edition of the letters exchanged by these major twentieth-century Scottish poets and the first major exploration of their long friendship and literary association. Spanning nearly fifty years, from 27 July 1934 to 23 July 1978, this engaging correspondence offers a revealing and sometimes intimate look at their lively dialogical exchanges on a broad range of topics from major historical events such as the Spanish Civil War and WW II, to the mundane challenges of daily life. The introductory chapters chart the development of MacDiarmid and MacLean's end
Nua-bhàrdachd Ghàidhlig : duanaire da-theangach by Donald MacAulay( Book )
24 editions published between 1976 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sorley Maclean : critical essays ( Book )
4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reothairt is contraigh : taghadh de dhàin, 1932-72 by Somhairle MacGill-Eain( Book )
11 editions published between 1977 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dàin do Eimhir / Poems to Eimhir / Sorley MacLean ; edited by Christopher Whyte by Somhairle MacGill-Eain( Book )
13 editions published in 2002 in English and Scottish Gaelic and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ris a' bhruthaich : criticism and prose writings by Somhairle MacGill-Eain( Book )
7 editions published between 1985 and 1997 in English and Scottish Gaelic and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
British poets ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From Alfred, Lord Tennyson to Ted Hughes, this remarkable three-CD set offers an audio tour of some of the greatest British poets from the last century
Poems to Eimhir by Somhairle MacGill-Eain( Book )
7 editions published between 1971 and 1979 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four points of a saltire; the poetry of Sorley Maclean, George Campbell Hay, William Neill, Stuart MacGregor by Somhairle MacGill-Eain( Book )
3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
O choille gu bearradh by Somhairle MacGill-Eain( Book )
18 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in Scottish Gaelic and English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Auntran blads : an outwale o verses by Douglas Young( Book )
3 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eimhir by Somhairle MacGill-Eain( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in Scottish Gaelic and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Somhairle : dàin is deilbh : a celebration on the 80th birthday of Sorley MacLean ( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in Scottish Gaelic and English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sorley MacLean : collected poems in Gaelic with English translations by Somhairle MacGill-Eain( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dain do Eimhir agus dain eile by Somhairle MacGill-Eain( Book )
1 edition published in 1943 in Scottish Gaelic and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pervigilium Scotiae = Scotland's vigil by Tom Scott( Book )
3 editions published in 1997 in Scots and English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reothairt is contraigh = Spring tide and neap tide : taghadh de dhàin, 1937-72 = selected poems, 1932-72 by Somhairle MacGill-Eain( Book )
3 editions published between 1977 and 1985 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Caoir gheal leumraich = White leaping flame : Somhairle MacGill-Eain = Sorley MacLean : collected poems in Gaelic with English translations by Somhairle MacGill-Eain( Book )
5 editions published in 2011 in Scottish Gaelic and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From wood to ridge by Somhairle MacGill-Eain( )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collected Poems by Somhairle MacGill-Eain( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sorley MacLean (Somhairle MacGillEain 1911-1996) is generally recognised as the most significant writer in Scottish Gaelic of the twentieth century. Yet his work possesses a relevance extending far beyond the bounds of his nation or his language. His 1943 collection Dàin do Eimhir (Poems to Eimhir) brought Gaelic poetry abreast of the modern world with breathtaking and notorious effectiveness. The love sequence at its core shows a young man battling with the conflicting claims of love and duty against the background of a continent hurtling unstoppably into allout war. His political poem An Cui
 
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Alternative Names
Eain, Somhairle MacGill-.
Mac Gill-eain, Somhairle.
Mac Lean Sorley
MacGill-Eain Somhairle
MacGill-Eain, Somhairle 1911-1996
Maclean, Somhairle.
Maclean, Somhairle 1911-
Maclean, Somhairle 1911-1996
MacLean, Sorley.
MacLean, Sorley 1911-
Maclean, Sorley 1911-1996
Mc Lean Sorley
McLean Sorley
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