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Modern Scottish Poetry

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ISBN-10: 0748616004

ISBN-13: 9780748616008

Edition: 2004

Authors: Christopher Whyte

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This is a survey of Scottish poetry and its role in the move towards self-definition and autonomy during the latter 20th century. Adopting a decade-by-decade approach, Christopher Whyte takes a collection of work by 20 significant poets as the starting point for an examination of their careers.
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 6/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 246
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Scottishness and Scottish poetry
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The story so far
The 1940s (Sorley MacLean/Somehairle MacGillEain, Edwin Muir, George Campbell Hay/Deorsa MacIain Dheorsa)
The 1950s (Hugh MacDiarmid, Norman MacCaig, Sydney Goodsir Smith)
The 1960s (Robert Garioch, Tom Leonard, Edwin Morgan)
The 1970s (W. S. Graham, Derick Thomson/Ruaraidh MacThomais, George Mackay Brown)
The 1980s (Douglas Dunn, Kenneth White, Liz Lochhead, Iain Crichton Smith/Iain Mac a' Ghobhainn)
The 1990s (Robert Crawford, Kathleen Jamie, Carol Ann Duffy, Aonghas MacNeacail)