Modern Scottish Gaelic Poems: A Bilingual Anthology

Modern Scottish Gaelic Poems: A Bilingual Anthology

by David MacAuley
     
 

This indispensable anthology contains selections of the best work by Scotland's most acclaimed modern Gaelic poets: Sorley Maclean, George Campbell Hay, Iain Crichton Smith, Derick Thomson, and Donald MacAulay. Designed as much for English readers of Gaelic, the poems are presented with line-for-line translations. These translations have been made by the poets

Overview


This indispensable anthology contains selections of the best work by Scotland's most acclaimed modern Gaelic poets: Sorley Maclean, George Campbell Hay, Iain Crichton Smith, Derick Thomson, and Donald MacAulay. Designed as much for English readers of Gaelic, the poems are presented with line-for-line translations. These translations have been made by the poets themselves, thereby maximizing the retention of the spirit and form of the originals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780862414948
Publisher:
Canongate UK
Publication date:
11/01/1999
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
4.72(w) x 7.49(h) x 0.38(d)

Meet the Author


Donald MacAulay is Professor of Celtic at the University of Glasgow

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