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The new Penguin book of Scottish verse

Author: Robert Crawford; Mick Imlah
Publisher: London : Allen Lane, Penguin Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The New Penguin Book of Scottish Verse is the first anthology ever to offer a view over the entire history of Scottish poetry, extending from the sixth to the end of the twentieth century, and representing each of its stylistic currents with clarity and verve." "Readers will find here the cornerstones of a poetic tradition which predates the Scottish nation. There are selections from the medieval makars Robert  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Translations
Translations into English
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Crawford; Mick Imlah
ISBN: 0713992387 9780713992380
OCLC Number: 46456037
Language Note: English text with poems in original languages.
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xxx, 554 pages ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Scottish verse
Responsibility: edited by Robert Crawford and Mick Imlah.

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"The New Penguin Book of Scottish Verse is the first anthology ever to offer a view over the entire history of Scottish poetry, extending from the sixth to the end of the twentieth century, and representing each of its stylistic currents with clarity and verve." "Readers will find here the cornerstones of a poetic tradition which predates the Scottish nation. There are selections from the medieval makars Robert Henryson and William Dunbar, and a representation of the remarkable folk literature known as the Border Ballads. The work of acknowledged masters such as Robert Burns and Robert Louis Stevenson, and, in the twentieth century, Hugh MacDiarmid, Sorley MacLean and Norman MacCaig, is augmented by that of neglected and unknown writers. The book concludes with selections from Scotland's contemporary poets, including Douglas Dunn, Kathleen Jamie and Don Paterson." "Throughout the volume, poetry in Gaelic, Latin and other languages is given in parallel text; poems in Scots are fully glossed."--Jacket.

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