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Hamish Henderson : a biography. Volume 2, Poetry becomes people (1952-2002)

Author: Timothy Neat
Publisher: Edinburgh : Birlinn, 2012.
Series: Hamish Henderson.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hamish Henderson lived one of the great lives of twentieth-century Scotland, a dramatic life of epic European scale, a life of major artistic, political and spiritual achievement. This biography looks at Henderson's contribution to the folk revival and his involvement with The People's Festival Ceilidhs of the early 1950s.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Hamish Henderson; Hamish Henderson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Neat
ISBN: 9780857904874 0857904876
OCLC Number: 811490365
Description: 1 online resource (858 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication page; Epigraph page; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Publisher's Acknowledgements; 1 The School of Scottish Studies; 2 Jeannie Robertson; 3 Shenanigans at the Scottish BBC; 4 Folk Stories --
the Stewarts of Blair; 5 The Summer Walkers; 6 Folklore and the Sexual Revolution; 7 Marriage, a Family and New Horizons; 8 Missile Crises and Peace Campaigning; 9 The Politics of Action; 10 From Folk Tradition to the Folk Revival; 11 Three Flytings Atween Twa Bonnie Fechters; 12 America: Goldstein, Redpath, Farina, Dylan. 13 Literary Friendships and an Incompatible Rival14 Songs of the Sixties and the Anti-Apartheid Campaign; 15 Liverpool and English Connections; 16 Unknown Friends, Prisoners and Murderers; 17 A Mirror up to Scotland: Five Tradition Bearers; 18 Ireland: A Continuing Love Affair; 19 Nationalism, Gay Rights and the Scottish Labour Party; 20 Branching Out into Film, Theatre and Television; 21 Hamish Henderson No OBE; 22 The Hugh MacDiarmid Memorial Sculpture in Langholm; 23 The Tree of Liberty and Play Me Something; 24 Brittany, Journey to a Kingdom and The Traveller Roads. 25 The Carrying Stream: New Friendships and New Beginnings26 At the Forge of Old Age: Literary Achievements in the Later Years; 27 Per Bacco! Struggling to Hold On; 28 The Politics of Wisdom; 29 Under the Earth I Go; Appendix 1 Hamish's Rewrite of the Dialogue --
Collected by the Dean of Lismore --
Between St Patrick and Ossian (or the Druid); Appendix 2 Small Magazines; Appendix 3 Timothy Neat's Poem 'Hamish Henderson's Last Goodnight', 1997; Appendix 4 Janet Henderson's Eulogy Spoken at her Father's Funeral, 15 March 2002; Index; List of Illustrations.
Series Title: Hamish Henderson.
Responsibility: Timothy Neat.

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Hamish Henderson lived one of the great lives of twentieth-century Scotland, a dramatic life of epic European scale, a life of major artistic, political and spiritual achievement. This biography looks at Henderson's contribution to the folk revival and his involvement with The People's Festival Ceilidhs of the early 1950s.

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