Albyn: Shorter Books and Monographs

Albyn: Shorter Books and Monographs

by Alan Riach, Hugh MacDiarmid
     
 

Substantial pieces on Scottish themes are assembled in this volume, from Albyn (1927) to A Political Speech delivered at Glasgow University in 1972. The editor has focused on MacDiarmid's view of powerful figures in Scottish culture, notably David Hume and - of particular interest in this Burns bicentenary year - Robert Burns. MacDiarmid's consideration of Burns in… See more details below

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Substantial pieces on Scottish themes are assembled in this volume, from Albyn (1927) to A Political Speech delivered at Glasgow University in 1972. The editor has focused on MacDiarmid's view of powerful figures in Scottish culture, notably David Hume and - of particular interest in this Burns bicentenary year - Robert Burns. MacDiarmid's consideration of Burns in the year celebrating the bicentenary of his birth (1952) has lost none of its iconoclastic force.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781857542332
Publisher:
Carcanet Press, Limited
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Pages:
388
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 5.50(h) x 1.50(d)

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