The Poetry of Scotland

The Poetry of Scotland

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This single volume of Scottish poetry presents all the major and minor poets from the 14th century to the present. Unlike other collections, this anthology includes dual text Gaelic translations, brief biographical introductions to the writers and a broad chronological span. Including poetry written in Scots, Gaelic and English, it has clear notes and glossaries on Scots words and all Gaelic translations are contemporary. The contents are listed both chronologically and thematically according to the subject of the poem. This anthology contains the work of poets including: William Dunbar, Robert Henryson, Robert Burns, James Hogg, Sir Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson, James Thomson, Alexander Montgomerie, Carolina Oliphant, John Davidson, Edwin Muir, Hugh MacDiarmid, George Bruce, Norman MacCaig, Sorley MacLean, Hamish Henderson, Edwin Morgan, Derick Thomson, George Mackay Brown, Iain Crighton Smith, Douglas Dunn, Liz Lochhead, Tom Leonard and James more

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  • Hardback | 736 pages
  • 156 x 234mm
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English, Multiple languages
  • notes, glossaries
  • 0748605053
  • 9780748605057