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The Edinburgh Companion to Hugh MacDiarmid edited by Scott Lyall and Margery Palmer McCulloch

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The only full-length companion available to this distinctive and challenging Scottish poet By using previously uncollected creative and discursive writings, this international group of contributors presents a vital updating of MacDiarmid scholarship. They bring fresh insights to major poems such as A Drunk Man Looks at the Thistle, To Circumjack Cencrastus and In Memoriam James Joyce, and offer new political, ecological and science-based readings in relation to MacDiarmid's work from the 1930s. They also discuss his experimental short fiction in Annals of the Five Senses, the autobiographical Lucky Poet, and a representative selection of his essays and journalism. They assess MacDiarmid's legacy and reputation in Scotland and beyond, placing his poetry within the context of international modernism.

In very good condition.

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Author(s):
Edited by Scott Lyall and Margery Palmer McCulloch
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23.5x15.5cm
Edition:
2011 Edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0748641890
ISBN-13:
9780748641895
Number of pages:
196
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
Title:
The Edinburgh Companion to Hugh MacDiarmid

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The only full-length companion available to this distinctive and challenging Scottish poet By using previously uncollected creative and discursive writings, this international group of contributors presents a vital updating of MacDiarmid scholarship. They bring fresh insights to major poems such as A Drunk Man Looks at the Thistle, To Circumjack Cencrastus and In Memoriam James Joyce, and offer new political, ecological and science-based readings in relation to MacDiarmid's work from the 1930s. They also discuss his experimental short fiction in Annals of the Five Senses, the autobiographical Lucky Poet, and a representative selection of his essays and journalism. They assess MacDiarmid's legacy and reputation in Scotland and beyond, placing his poetry within the context of international modernism.

In very good condition.

Author(s):
Edited by Scott Lyall and Margery Palmer McCulloch
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23.5x15.5cm
Edition:
2011 Edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0748641890
ISBN-13:
9780748641895
Number of pages:
196
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
Title:
The Edinburgh Companion to Hugh MacDiarmid

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