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Dain Do Eimhir

Written by Sorley Maclean / Edited by Christopher Whyte

£9.99

60 in stock

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ISBN: 9781846970252
Published: 03 Apr 2008
Format: Paperback
Extent: 306
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd
Imprint: Polygon
Categories:
Poetry
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About the Book

MacLean's finest work is to be found in the sequence of themed poems, "Dain Do Eimhir agus Dain Eile"/ "Poems to Eimhir" and "Other Poems" (1943). Written mostly during the 1930s, the sequence consists of forty-eight love poems addressing a universal 'eimhir', or woman. At the heart of the poems is a sense of lamentation for lost love and opportunity yet they are also sharply political.