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Author:
George Mackay Brown
ISBN13:
978-1870882071
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1870882075
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Perpetua Press,Oxford (October 1991)
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Poetry
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George Mackay Brown (17 October 1921 – 13 April 1996) was a Scottish poet, author and dramatist, whose work has a distinctly Orcadian character. He is considered one of the great Scottish poets of the 20th century

George Mackay Brown (17 October 1921 – 13 April 1996) was a Scottish poet, author and dramatist, whose work has a distinctly Orcadian character. He is considered one of the great Scottish poets of the 20th century. George Mackay Brown was born on 17 October 1921, the youngest of six children. His parents were John Brown, a tailor and postman, and Mhairi Mackay, who had been brought up in Braal, a hamlet near Strathy, Sutherland as a native Gaelic speaker.

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The late George Mackay Brown was a seminal figure in Scottish letters from mid-century until his death in 1996. full of names and characters, their typical vulnerabilities, and the virtues of the way of life their personalities prove. He celebrates an ideal of community.

transforms the mundane with a luminous lyricism' The Times, Rachel Campbell-Johnston . This book contains a comprehensive collection of George Mackay Brown's poems.

transforms the mundane with a luminous lyricism' The Times, Rachel Campbell-Johnston 'Mackay Brown was a bardic, celebratory poet who swathed all that he wrote about in a kind of caul of sacredness' Independent, Michael Glover Practically every poem has the bite of originality TLS The reader embarks on a voyage - which is how Mackay Brown himself saw his work - through. It includes a short biography of Mackay Brown, notes on the text, a map of Orkney, where most of the poems are set, and an introduction which in itself is a pleasure to read.

Browse through George Mackay Brown's poems and quotes. George Mackay Brown (17 October 1921 – 13 April 1996) was a Scottish poet, author and dramatist, whose work has a distinctly Orcadian character. 5 poems of George Mackay Brown. George Mackay Brown was born on 17 October 1921.

Selected Poems, 1954-1992 book . George Mackay Brown, the poet, novelist and dramatist, spent his life living in and documenting the Orkney Isles. A bout of severe measles at the age of 12 became the basis for recurring health problems throughout his life. Recurring TB forced Mackay Brown to spend the following year in hospital, but his experience at Newbattle spurred him to apply to Edinburgh University, to read English Literature, returning to do post-graduate work on Gerard Manley Hopkins.

George Mackay Brown was born in Stromness, Orkney, on 17 October 1921. His second book of poems, Loaves and Fishes, published in 1959, was a critical success

George Mackay Brown was born in Stromness, Orkney, on 17 October 1921. He was educated at Stromness Academy, Newbattle Abbey College (1951-52) and Edinburgh University, from which he graduated MA in 1960. He received an MA from the Open University in 1976. His second book of poems, Loaves and Fishes, published in 1959, was a critical success. In 1961 he was received into the Roman Catholic Church, which became a great source of inspiration, especially in its liturgical and ceremonial aspects. A settled home, which he rarely left, a settled religion, which he loved – and a dram or two – were to sustain him and his writing till his death in Stromness on 13 April 1996.

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