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Dream State The New Scottish Poets

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ISBN-10: 074866260X

ISBN-13: 9780748662609

Edition: 2nd 2001 (Revised)

Authors: Donny O'Rourke

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With a Scottish parliament about to be established, this seminal anthology has been revised, updated and expanded to take account of new work by the existing contributors and to usher in thrilling new talents who have emerged since 1994.
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Birlinn, Limited
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Introduction
Two Saints
Urban Myths
Exile's Return
Out of Exile
The Light Institute
Blue
Husbandry
A Smoke
A Normal Skin
Four Views from the Camera Obscura
False Spring
Pibroch
Wedding the Locksmith's Daughter
The Long Home
Aberdeen
Poet For Our Times
Translating the English, 1989
Originally
Ash Wednesday 1984
The Way My Mother Speaks
To the Unknown Lover
Elvis's Twin Sister
Mrs. Darwin
Liverpool Echo
Mark Rothko's Lochs
The Pursuit of Happiness
D. Y. Camerson's Government of Light
Continuing
Compliments from a Bitter Day
Two Escapes
Going Down to the Crossroads with Robert Johnson
Behind the Blackboard
Yesnaby
On the North Train
Not being Bob De Niro
Garden City
Sous les paves - la plage
Double-click on this
I have on at least two occasions
Today I scaled the ultimate
You've got fifteen seconds in which to
Unachievable hopes and unassuageable sorrows
I've sung in otherwise empty buildings
I Have a Dream
Past Caring
Flower of Scotland (1304-1513)
London Scottish (1914)
Tae Ma Mither and Faither
Johnny Thomson
On Hearing the Psalms Sung in Gaelic
Januar Winds o Revolution
Self-Portrait
The Visiting School Poet
Turner Prize
At Loudoun Hill
A Short Introduction to my Uncle Glen
They Dream Only of Scotland
The Blues
Necessity of Listening
Kilmartin Glen
Clearances
Poems of Departure
Sisters
Valda's Poem/Sleevenotes
For W. S. Graham
Sang oda Post War Exiles
Resistin the National Psychosis (April 9th 1992)
Lios Mhor
Saxby Five
'da humlabaand'/(the strap that holds the oar)
'sweein fir it'/(karmic retribution)
'da innbju'/(the 'bowing in' of a guest)
'da moder-dy'/(the mother wave)
'da haagries'/(the ancient boundary markers)
Speaking to the Ocean, Glasgow
Charles Manson Auditions for the Monkees
The Unmasking Scene
Goodnight John Boy
Cream of Scottish Youth
Quiz Night
Praise of a Crofter
The Stars of Autumn
Lines to Another Emily
The Dark Gift
Opera
Scotland
A Scottish Assembly
Alba Einstein
Fur Thi Muse o Synthesis
Ghetto-Blastir
Masculinity
The Result
A chionn's gu robh mi measail air/Because I was so fond of him
Aotromachd/Lightness
Gille a' Sireadh Obair/Boy Looking for Work
Ceol san Eaglais/Music in Church
Ugh Briste/Broken Egg
Ealghol: Da Shealladh/Elgol: Two Views
Men on Fire
Calvinist Geography
Alibis
Rain Diary
Up and Down the Ayr Road
Algren
Great Western Road
Milk
Primary
Wine and Wooing
The Rev. Robert Walker Skating on Duddingston Loch
Dustie-Fute
The Love That Dare Not
Envoi: Warmer Bruder
The Tear in Pat Kane's Voice
Bed
From Three Wee Frees: I Hinnie-Pigs
Braveheart
Customs
Fax/Fax
Doras-Cuartachaidh/Revolving Door
A' Faireachdainn t' Fhailidh/Catching yer Waucht/Getting Your Whiff
Do Gheas/Spell
Hosai
A Flower for Federico Garcia Lorca
Spins and Turns
Blank
Shandwick Stone
As a Blackwoman
Drich Day
If Leaving You
A Poem of Love
A Backlook
Mariposa Pibroch
Dingle Dell
Ballad of the King's New Dialect
Cabaret McGonagall
Jacobite's Ladder
Ode to Scotty
Chapter 6: The Telling Part
Watching People Sing
In My Country
The Birth and Death of Bette Davis
The Broons' Bairn's Black
Pride
The Republic of Fife
Things Which Never Shall Be
Ships/Rooms
Permanent Cabaret
Xiahe
The Queen of Sheba
Forget It
A Miracle
Schooldays
Hogmanay
Working-Class Poet
One Less
The Central Picture House
Amnesia
An Elliptical Stylus
Nil Nil
Prologue
A Private Bottling
Three Lyrics
The Lump
For the Best
The Fat Nymphomaniac's Poem
Night Shift
Who's Who
Dunblane
Imprint
Analysis
Comfort for the Revd. Angus Smith, Ness
Comfort for Davie
Off Ardglas
A Home for the Words Lost by 'Contemporary' Poets
Men
The Wedding Guest's Story
Slattern
The Personals
Raspberries
Winter Walk
Dear Norman
The Swimming Pool Ghost
Pram Rage
Orbit of Three
Scan
A Rush of Memory by Polmaise
Fife
Dream State
Alasdair Fraser
No-Way Jose
Fattening
Coming
Yeah Yeah Yeah
An Older Woman
Piquant
Acid
My Last Supper
The Consolation
Tree-bird
With is
At Ease
My Father's Record Collection
John Gallagher
The World is Busy, Katie
Hand Held
Heron
Pigeons
Kingfisher
Lit' gun Shalainn/Unsalted Porridge
9mh den t-Samhainn 1989/9th November 1989
Smuain/A Thought
Da rathad/Two Roads
Semaphore/Semaphore
Geamhradh/Winter
Girl Detective
Stallion Graveyard, Kentucky
Gia
Ophelia's Confession
The Water Babies
Uilleam Sona's Song of Lewis
Snow and Salt
All the Clouds
For the Curtain Twitchers
Lost Loch Floating
An acarsaid/The harbour
Faclan, eich-mhara/Words, seahorses
Introduction from the First Edition of Dream State
Acknowledgements
Photography Credits
Index of Poems
Index of Poets