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Poetry in Irish

Marie‐Louise Coolahan

in Women, Writing, and Language in Early Modern Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199567652
eISBN:
9780191722011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567652.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines women's authorship and patronage of poetry in Irish. It focuses on the keen (caoineadh), in which the female speaker laments the death of an individual, and amateur syllabic ... More


Contemporary Scottish Poetry and the Natural World: Burnside, Jamie, Robertson and White

Monika Szuba

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474450607
eISBN:
9781474477093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450607.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Contemporary Scottish Writers and the Natural World examines the work of four Scottish poets – John Burnside, Kathleen Jamie, Robin Robertson and Kenneth White – in the light of philosophical ... More


Celticity Cumulative and in Decline: Poetry in the West of Scotland

in Centre and Periphery in Modern British Poetry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237440
eISBN:
9781846312793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237440.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines Scottish poetry. Classical Celtic poetry was brought to an abrupt end by the Anglicisation of the local noble families who provided its financial support. The local classical ... More


Don Paterson

Ben Wilkinson

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781800855373
eISBN:
9781800852891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800855373.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The Scottish author Don Paterson is one of Britain’s leading contemporary poets. A popular writer as well as a formidably intelligent one, he has won both a dedicated readership and most of Britain’s ... More


‘We Do Language Like Spiders Do Webs’: Kathleen Jamie and Michael Longley in Conversation

Maria Johnston

in Kathleen Jamie: Essays and Poems on Her work

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696000
eISBN:
9781474422284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696000.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Michael Longley writes of Jamie: 'She has perfect pitch, a natural sense of cadence and verbal melody that helps to give her work the feel of organic inevitability'. Longley flies close to the heart ... More


Bagpipes no Musick: Allan Ramsay, James Arbuckle, and the Significance of the ‘Scots’ Poetic Revival

Richard Holmes

in Literature and Union: Scottish Texts, British Contexts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198736233
eISBN:
9780191853722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198736233.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Allan Ramsay (1684–1758) is known chiefly as the promoter of a revival in Scots poetry. This has been seen as a form of nationalist, even Jacobite resistance to post-Union anglicization and Whiggism. ... More


Introduction: Contacting Graham

Ralph Pite and Hester Jones

in W.S. Graham: Speaking Towards You

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235699
eISBN:
9781846314407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235699.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Sixteen years after his death in 1986, W. S. Graham's poetry has remained current, even gaining in stature and attracting more readers, particularly in the 1990s. Graham's growing reputation during ... More


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