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Scottish Poems In Time For Burns Night The Annual Celebration Of Scottish Culture That Takes Place On January 25, The Birthday Of Robert Burns A Sweeping Literary Tour Of Scotland From The Middle Ages To The Present, The Only Single Volume Collection Of Scottish Poetry Currently Available.Scottish Poetry Has A Long And Distinguished History In Three Languages English, Scots, And Gaelic And All Are Well Represented Here The Most Renowned And Beloved Poets Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson, Hugh MacDiarmid, And Muriel Spark Among Them Mingle With Their Lesser Known But Equally Distinctive Compatriots, Including Many Of Those Who Have Emerged From The Recent Scottish Poetry Renaissance The Poems Are Organized By Theme From Matters Of The Heart To Subjects Spiritual And Philosophical To The Poetry Of Place All Of The Verse Is Marked By A Characteristic Energy, Wit, Satire, And Passionate Lyrical Intensity, And All Demonstrates The Power Of Art That Proudly Emanates From, But Is Never Limited By, The Place Of Its Birth.

  • Hardcover
  • 256 pages
  • Scottish Poems
  • Gerard Carruthers
  • English
  • 12 August 2019
  • 9780307269713

About the Author: Gerard Carruthers

Gerard Carruthers holds the Francis Hutcheson Chair of Scottish Literature at the University of Glasgow.He is General Editor of the Oxford University Press Edition of the Works of Robert Burns and has published fifteen books and over one hundred academic articles and essays He works on literature from the 1690s to the 20th century, with particular interests in the long eighteenth century in Scotl

10 thoughts on “Scottish Poems

  1. says:

    Overall a decent collection, though I didn t love some the modern poems they included I m rarely disappointed with Everyman s selections It feels wrong to not read some of these in my best attempt at a Scottish accent You...

  2. says:

    It s a good collection, but I wished it were organized differently it s in three sections, and then chronologically within those sections, but I would ve rather seen old and new poetry mixed up a bit .

  3. says:

    Going to have to put this one down I just can t read itpoetry is not my strong suit and this one is too difficult for me Also some are in Scots and even with the glossary, I don t understand anything I am sure this is a good collection and I read nonfiction a lot, but it nee...

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