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Scottish poems

Scottish poems

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English poetry -- Scottish authors,
  • Scottish poetry,
  • Scotland -- Poetry

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementedited by Gerard Carruthers.
    GenrePoetry.
    SeriesEveryman"s library
    ContributionsCarruthers, Gerard.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR8651 .S475 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16959199M
    LC Control Number2008028459

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    Rights: National Library of Scotland holds full rights in this digital resource and agrees to license the resource under the Creative Commons License: Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike UK: Scotland Topics: Scottish Gaelic poetry, Scottish Gaelic philology. In , Morgan contributed two poems to the compilation Ballads of the Book, for which a range of Scottish writers created poems to be made into songs by Scottish musicians. Morgan's songs "The Good Years" and "The Weight of Years" were performed by Karine Polwart and Idlewild respectively.


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