Beyond the Last Dragon: A Life of Edwin Morgan (Non-Fiction)

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SALTIRE SOCIETY SCOTTISH RESEARCH BOOK OF THE YEAR 2011: The first "Life of Edwin Morgan" will be published by Sandstone Press early in 2009. Edwin Morgan is Britain's premier living poet. He has published many collections of poetry, criticism, essays and translations. Now in old age Morgan continues to produce and amaze. His "A Book of Lives" was awarded the SUNDIAL Scottish Arts Council Poetry Award for 2008.

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The biography sheds light on the exemplary application that sustained an almost constant stream of production in poetry, translation, criticism and (latterly) drama over eight decades from the 1930s to the 2000s. It makes it clear that Morgan was not - like, say, Donald Davie - an academic who happened to be a poet, but rather a poet who made his living as an academic. --Patrick Crotty, Times Literary Supplement

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James McGonigal was until recently a lecturer in English at the University of Glasgow. He has for many years been a close friend and confident of the poet, as well as being an accomplished poet himself. Edwin Morgan is cooperating closely with the author in the preparation of this book.

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