The Many Days

Selected Poems of Norman McCaig

Norman MacCaig

Spend some time with the grand old man of Scottish poetry, Norman McCaig, and revisit the beauty of his poems with this collection to commemorate a life well lived.
Date Published :
December 2010
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Editor :
Roderick Watson
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ISBN : 9781846971716
Pages : 128
Dimensions : 7.7 X 5.1 inches
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By the time of his death in January 1996, Norman MacCaig was known widely as the grand old man of Scottish poetry, honoured by an OBE and the Queen's Medal for Poetry. This book is a celebration of MacCaig's life - 2010 is the hundredth anniversary of his birth - and it features 100 of his best poems, edited by his son Ewen.

About The Author

Norman MacCaig was born in Edinburgh in 1910. His formal education was firmly rooted in the Edinburgh soil: he attended the Royal High School, Edinburgh University and then trained to be a teacher at Moray House. Having spent years educating young children he later taught Creative Writing, first at Edinburgh University, then at the University of Stirling. He died in 1996.

Norman Maccaig Was Born In Edinburgh In 1910. His Formal Education Was Firmly Rooted In The Edinburgh Soil: He Attended The Royal High School, Edinburgh University And Then Trained To Be A Teacher At Moray House. Having Spent Years Educating Young Children He Later Taught Creative Writing, First At Edinburgh University, Then At The University Of Stirling. He Died In 1996.

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