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POETRY

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    William McGonagall was born in Edinburgh in 1830. His father was a poor hand-loom weaver, and his work took his family to Glasgow, then to Dundee. William attended school for eighteen months before the age of seven, and received no further formal...

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    The Colour of Black and White is Liz Lochhead’s first collection of poems for more than a dozen years, and, for her, the most important since the award-winning Dreaming Frankenstein and Collected Poems in 1984. The coming of a simple love...

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    Liz Lochhead has built an impressive reputation as poet, playwright and performer attracting a large and admiring public. Dreaming Frankenstein and Collected Poems stands as a monument to her early work: four collections Memo for Spring (1972),...

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    This collection traces 100 years of Gaelic verse and includes both “high” and “low” poetry, children’s verse and nonsense rhymes, as well as the serious, intellectual verse of the 1940s and 1950s. Each poem has a facing...

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    *Suitable for reading aloud – a lot of similar anthologies have weddings as their subject but don’t offer really public poems *Chosen by the Scottish Poetry Library’s Assistant Librarian, who has been answering the constant stream...

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    From NHS overdose clinics to overrun gardens, talking Cambodian treehouses to the teenage perversion of a young Scot on a French Exchange, Pedersen’s poetry is a rich and fantastical feast of flavours, landscape and language. On the menu is...

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    Meg Bateman vividly evokes the landscape of Scotland, particularly the brooding presences of the Scottish islands and Sutherland, and touches on personal love and loss in this intimate and celebratory collection.

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    As a young, strong-willed Victorian “new woman” in Arbroath, Marion wrote colourful, witty and perceptive diaries and articles which revealed her to be knowledgeable, well-travelled, cultured and opinionated. After the death of her...

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    The descendants of the Gaels are scattered far and wide across the world – a diaspora that is at once cherished and overlooked. This unique, heartfelt book brings vividly to life through raps, secular psalms, love poems and aphorisms the...

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    During her career Liz Lochhead has been described variously as a poet, feminist playwright, translator and broadcaster but has said that ‘when somebody asks me what I do I usually say writer. The most precious thing to me is to be a poet. If I...

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    This is the first ever anthology of Gaelic poetry and song from the seventeenth century and includes the melodies for the songs where known. Forty-three poems have been chosen to illustrate the full range of verse from that turbulent century –...

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    This Collected Works of Sorley MacLean brings together published poetry from MacLean’s own edited volumes of poetry, poetry previously published in various magazines, literary journals and anthologies, and poetry which has never been published...

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    Alongside the mountain poems from Men on Ice, Order of the Day and Western Swing will be brand new material, facsimiles of previously unpublished material – including his first poem, written in 1972 – and illustrations and material from...

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    By the time of his death in January 1996, Norman MacCaig was known widely as the grand old man of Scottish poetry, honoured by an OBE and the Queen’s Medal for Poetry. This book is a celebration of MacCaig’s life – 2010 is the...

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    In the sixth century, Celtic Christian monks are thought to have made dangerous and difficult journeys from the west coast of Scotland to seek solitude in Iceland. This evocative, pared-down sequence of poems – the imaginary fragments of a...

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    “The textbook tells us that the frog lives a double life: between sea and land, between impossible distance and delayed arrival. See, those jumpy chubby reels of twitching slime, and this little pip below the chin; the first voice the universe...