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Love and Zen in the Outer Hebrides

Author: Kevin MacNeil
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Marks the arrival of a major talent in Scottish poetry.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin MacNeil
ISBN: 0862418127 9780862418120
OCLC Number: 39551790
Language Note: English and Scots.
Awards: Winner of Tivoli Europa Giovani International Poetry Prize 2000 (UK)
Description: 69 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Kevin MacNeil.


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Not only talented and dedicated, he is also original . . . finding and making a literature in the clash and intersection of languages and cultures -- Andrew Greig If you fancy a mixture of dancing Read more...

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by jkirriemuir (WorldCat user published 2005-12-01) Excellent Permalink
An absorbing collection of writing in English and Gaelic (with English translation). The author is a "Man of Lewis", coming from the northernmost island of the Outer Hebrides archipelago. The Gaelic poetry in particular seems influenced by the diaspora-inspired Gaelic laments of the nineteenth century.While...
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