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William McGonagall : collected poems

Author: William McGonagall; Chris Hunt
Publisher: Edinburgh : Birlinn, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : English : [New ed.]View all editions and formats
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William McGonagall was born in Edinburgh in 1830. His father was a poor hand-loom weaver, and his work took his family to Glasgow, then to Dundee. William attended school for eighteen months before the age of seven, and received no further formal education. Later, as a mill worker, he used to read books in the evening, taking great interest in Shakespeare's plays. In 1877, McGonagall suddenly discovered himself 'to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hunt, Chris.
William McGonagall : Collected Poems.
London : Birlinn, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William McGonagall; Chris Hunt
ISBN: 9780857900739 0857900730
OCLC Number: 771875111
Notes: Includes indexes.
Includes McGonagall's only play, Jack o' the Cudgel.
Description: 1 online resource (952 pages)
Other Titles: Jack o' the Cudgel.
Poems
Responsibility: [introduction by Chris Hunt].

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Brings together the three collections: "Poetic Gems", "More Poetic Gems" and "Last Poetic Gems". This book also includes the play "Jack O' The Cudgel".  Read more...

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