The work of a highly significant figure in the renaissance of Gaelic poetry in the twentieth century is gathered together for the first time in one authoritative volume. George Campbell Hay's complete original poems, in Gaelic, Scots, English, French, Italian and Norwegian, are presented chronologically with accompanying English translations and annotations to each poem. This edition also includes a detailed biography, drawing on Hay's own correspondence, which sheds new light on the social, political and literary context of his work; an outline of Hay's main poetic concerns in theme and in form; and some of Hay's own musical settings. Hardback still available in deluxe 2-volume set
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(234mm x 156mm x 23mm)
Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
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Author Biography - George Campbell Hay
Michel Byrne graduated in Celtic Studies from Edinburgh University. He is currently Lecturer in Scottish Gaelic in the Department of Celtic at the University of Glasgow.