Edwin Morgan

Edwin Morgan : Inventions of Modernity

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Edwin Morgan is at the forefront of Scottish (and British) literature, having written plays, translations and poems for over 60 years; he is the Poet Laureate of Glasgow and was awarded the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry in 2000. Containing an autobiographical sequence, this biography is written by Colin Nicholson, who has known the poet for a number of years.show more

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  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 178.8 x 218.9 x 21.3mm | 390.1g
  • MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Manchester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0719063604
  • 9780719063602

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"Though not a conventional life and works, this valuable full-length study looks at the poet's evolution."--J. Walker, Choiceshow more

Table of contents

Introduction; 1. Apocalypse and after; 2. A self-fashioning Scot; 3. Fram Glasgow to Mayakovsky; 4. A cognitive mapping; 5. Out, in space; 6. Reconfiguring subjectivity; 7. Not fade away; Edwin Morgan: 'Pieces of Me'; Bibliographyshow more

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