Modern Scottish Women Poets

McMillan, Dorothy, Byrne, Michael And McMillan, Dorothy

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The best known Scottish poets of the early 20th-century were men, however, by the second half of the century it was a different story. An introduction sets the scene for the growth of women writers from Scotland. The collection traces the work of more than 100 writers. Editor(s): Macmillan, Dorothy; Byrne, Michael. Series: Canongate Classics. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; 2AB; 3JJ; DCQ; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 139 x 221 x 37. Weight in Grams: 566. . 2003. Main. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: With the exception of pioneers such as Rachel Ann Taylor, Marion Angus, Violet Jacob and Helen Cruickshank, the best known Scottish poets of the early 20th-century were men. However, by the second half of the century it was an entirely different story, as this anthology shows. An introduction sets the scene for the growth of women writers from Scotland including Gaelic poets selected and discussed by Michel Byrne. The collection traces the work of more than 100 writers, some of whom have been forgotten, over the most eventful period in Scottish literary history. The volume goes from Mary Symon, Veronica Forrest-Thomson and Naomi Mitchinson to Sheena Blackhall, Carol Ann Duffy, Dilys Rose, Kathleen Jamie, Catriona MinGumaraid, Meg Bateman, Anne Frater, Angela McSeveney and more.

About the Author: DOROTHY MCMILLAN is a Senior Lecturer and currently Head of the School of English at the University of Glasgow and President of the Association of Scottish Literary Studies. She coedited A History of Scottish Women's Writing (EUP, 1997). MICHEL BYRNE lectures in the Department of Celtic at the University of Glasgow. He is the editor of the definitive two-volume Collected Poems and Songs of George Campbell Hay (EUP, 2000).

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